PRESS RELEASE. Zug, Switzerland, 22nd May 2022: GAIMIN Gladiators are delighted to announce their DOTA 2 finish Top 4 in the ESL One Major in Stockholm.
For the last 10 days, GAIMIN Gladiators’ DOTA 2 team have achieved unprecedented acclaim for their progression in the ESL One Stockholm Major. As a newly formed team, in their first four months, this team has achieved success that is typically only seen in longer established and more highly funded teams.
The DOTA 2 team lost out to OG in the lower bracket semi-final in the Hovet Arena, Stockholm, placing them Top 4 in the tournament. The GAIMIN Gladiators’ Management were delighted with this performance; it has given the DOTA 2 team experience in playing in major tournaments and for the first time, they heard the emerging fanbase chanting for “GG” in a large arena!
Alex Cuccovillio, Vice President and Founder of GAIMIN Gladiators stated “I am delighted with the team’s performance. This was their first Major, first time on stage and first time being able to interact as a team with the other teams. This tournament has consolidated our team’s bonding and the team acted professionally in all aspects of the event. I am delighted with how this team performed and look forward to their progression in other tournaments and events.”
Shaun Porter, CEO and Founder of GAIMIN Gladiators, further commented, “The team exceeded our expectations in this tournament and demonstrated a professional approach throughout the event. Early event statistics are still to be finalised however with an average of 250,000 viewers and peak viewership of over 560,000 of the event, GAIMIN Gladiators are starting to get noticed!”
Martin Speight, CEO of GAIMIN stated, “To hear the “GG” chants in the audience and to see Slacks interviewing attendees supporting GAIMIN Gladiators was absolutely amazing! We decided to invest in esports 5 months ago to increase awareness of the GAIMIN brand. This team has justified the decision was the right one. We all look forward to their progression!”
About GAIMIN Gladiators
GAIMIN Gladiators were formed from the OCG Esports Club; a Canadian Esports organisation established in 2019 by brothers Nick and Alex Cuccovillo and Shawn Porter. Their aim was to conquer their chosen esports and since 2019 they have achieved significant success winning major events such as Dreamhack Canada for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and successfully competing in the highest pro-amateur league in North America.
The Club expanded into Warcraft 3 in Europe and North America, competing in the most prestigious leagues and tournaments with the strongest lineup and players in the game. In support of their aspirations for growth, the Club moved into new and emerging verticals, participating in Rainbow Six Siege and playing in the Challengers League for two years. OCG’s focused on the semi-professional esports pro scene and its surrounding ecology – building a platform and ecosystem for gamers.
OCG has some of the best talent in Canada in its gaming roster, representing Canada at national level across tournaments in North America. Through constant innovation, community-driven goals and working with top talent, OCG has striven to create an inclusive, respected and distinguished brand for gamers.
The OCG philosophy fully aligns with the GAIMIN principle of “No Gamer Left Behind” and makes OCG the perfect fit for GAIMIN. Based on their gaming successes and principles, OCG is now part of GAIMIN and have re-branded as GAIMIN Gladiators.
GAIMIN Gladiators will represent GAIMIN in the global esports arena and build on their past successes and growth by participating in current and new esports verticals.
GAIMIN.IO Ltd (GAIMIN) is a UK and Swiss based gaming company focused on helping the gaming community monetise the computational power of their gaming PC. GAIMIN has created a decentralised data processing network harnessing under utilised processing power typically found in gaming PC’s to create a world-wide decentralised data processing network, delivering “supercomputer” performance.
With a free to download PC-based application GAIMIN monetises the under utilised performance through innovative approaches to delivering “supercomputer” level data processing performance from a world-wide network of independent processing devices. Focusing initially on the powering of blockchain computations, the GAIMIN data processing network also supports a number of different large scale data processing applications, including video rendering.
GAIMIN pays users in its own crypto currency, GMRX which can then be used for purchases on the GAIMIN Marketplace for NFTs, in-game assets, accessories and merchandise, or it can be converted to fiat or a different crypto currency.
For further information, please contact:
The Americas, Middle East and Australian Pacific – Andrew Faridani, Chief Marketing Officer for GAIMIN (based in Toronto, Canada): [email protected]
UK and Europe – Marc Bray, Chief Communications Officer for GAIMIN (based in Manchester, UK): [email protected]
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