It was a big year for SK Gaming and we are extremely grateful for all the support you have given us! We cannot wait to create more amazing moments for all of you in 2019 and look forward to your continued support.
In the spirit of the holidays and the upcoming New Year’s celebrations, we decided to share with you with a little recap of SK Gaming’s 2018 and a sneak peek into our plans for the upcoming year.
Our “short” list of notable SK Gaming moments in 2018 includes:FIFA:
- Timo 'Praii' Gruneisen joined us as our second FIFA player
- Mirza 'Mirza' Jahic took second place at Virtual Bundesliga 2018
- EA’s FIFA 19 added an SK Gaming Jersey in the game
- We partnered up with Supercell as one of the Clash Royale League’s participants
- Our team finished second in the European Clash Royale League
League of Legends:
- We announced a partnership with Deutsche Telekom and returned to League of Legends with a German-based team
- Riot Games announced us as a partner in the newly reorganised League of Legends European Championship
- We partnered with Hi-Rez Studios and made a return to the SMITE Pro League
- Raphael 'Bunnyhoppor' Peltzer won the HCT Summer Championship and qualified for the World Championship
- We said goodbye to the Brazilian CS:GO roster after two extremely successful years
Partners & events:
- We signed a strategic partnership with 1. FC Köln
- Many of our players participated in partners activations at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany
- We partnered with Intersport to produce the 2019 SK Gaming official jersey
Some of our plans for 2019 and beyond include:- A focus on MOBA titles - League of Legends, SMITE; sports titles - FIFA; and mobile games - Clash Royale, Hearthstone
- Building new state-of-the-art practice facilities in Berlin and Cologne
- A focus on physical and psychological health and adequate nutrition for our players facilitated by our partnership with 1. FC Köln
- Increasing awareness and pushing for public acceptance of esports by educating parents and children about the life of professional players
Once again thank you for being by our side during 2018! It was a big transition year for SK Gaming with lots of work being done behind the scenes and we look forward to showing you the results throughout 2019. We wish all of you, our fans, and your families happy holidays!
Irena fell in love with esports when she watched the Season 1 LoL Championship. Nowadays she enjoys the WoW universe, fantasy books and Asian food.
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