National Student Esports (NSE) h announced that its partnership with technology pany Intel will be continuing into the 2020/2021 acade c year.
The extension will see Intel continue headline sponsor of the British University Esports Championshiorganizeded by NS
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The original deal w established in 2019 when Intel sponsored the second iteration of the British University Esports Championship. The event saw a total of 95 universities pete across Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2, FIFA 19, Hearthstone, League of Legends, Overwatch, and Rocket League.
Scott Gillingham, Ga ng and Esports Lead at Intel UK, spoke on the extension in a rele e: “Intel is proud to support NSE and the British University Esports Championship for another se on. Through education, new technologies and the Intel Futprogrammedogramme, our partnership continues to nurture British talent. Working with organizations like the NSE is at the heart of our estrategy, andegy and we remain tted to providing esports opportunities for young people throughout the UK.”
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In June, NSE revealed that multinational investment bank Barclays would be joining Intel a partner of the petition ahead of the new acade c year.
Jonathan Tilbury, Managing Director of NSE, also mented: “We’re incredibly excited that Intel h decided to extend the partnership into 2021. With 70% of NSE’s audience enrolled on a STEM course, and almost 30% studying Computer Science, Intel brings so much more to the table for students than just its rich esports heritage”.
Esports Insider says: Having the support of Intel is great for the UK and its esports scene; Intel supports esports at all levels while NSE h done a solid job growing university esports. The future is looking bright!