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Avira Joins WSOE 5: Hearthstone – The Return of Jia as Exclusive Cyber-Security and Optimization Partner


Avira Joins WSOE 5: Hearthstone – The Return of Jia as Exclusive Cyber-Security and Optimization Partner


Tettnang, Germany – March, 28 2019 – Avira is pleased to announce its collaboration with The World Showdown of Esports (WSOE), a multi-genre, multi-game tournament series and subsidiary of ESP Gaming for WSOE 5: Hearthstone – The Return of Jia as the exclusive cyber-security and gaming optimization partner during the March 30-31 competition, featured in-studio and throughout the broadcast. 

“WSOE is excited to introduce Avira as a partner for WSOE 5,” said ESP Gaming Co-Founder and Senior Vice President of Business Development, Richard Blankenship. “Cyber security is an integral part of the esports industry. Avira, a leading security software provider for gamers, is a natural partner for WSOE as we continue to offer our fans the best and most secure experiences in esports.”

“As a WSOE sponsor and as a security developer, Avira is pleased to make gaming more secure and more exciting,” said Travis Witteveen, Avira CEO. "Our goal is to help gamers squeeze more action into every second of their limited gaming time, prevent others from spying on them, and create an open, secure pathway to gaming action anywhere around the globe.”

Avira offers two critical tools to enhance the gaming experience and is giving WSOE fans 3-month free trials at First, the Avira System Speedup gets devices tuned and ready for action. Second, the Avira Phantom VPN is a fast and secure network connection to keep gamers moving in the game, keeping activities private, and opening geo-IP restrictions that can sideline players from the action.

WSOE 5: Hearthstone – The Return of Jia features the return of WSOE 2: Hearthstone defending Champion Jacinta “Jia” Dee against four of the top women Hearthstone players, including WSOE 2 runner-up Cora “Songbird” Georgiou, Pathra “Pathra” Cadness, Alexandra “Alliestrasza” Macpherson, and Alyssa “Sylsssa” Ritter. For the first time, the WSOE will also highlight show matches between Hearthstone personalities Andrey "Reynad" Yanyuk vs Paul "Zalae" Nemeth and William "Amnesiac" Barton vs David "Justsaiyan" Shan.

Fans can follow the WSOE 5 action at from March 30-31 at 10 a.m. PT daily. For more information and news about World Showdown of Esports tournament series and partners like Avira, visit and follow on Twitter and Facebook.

About WSOE

WSOE is the world’s premier multi-genre esports tournament series, where skills are tested, reputations are forged, and upsets are a certainty. The WSOE brings together the most compelling personalities in competitive gaming for intimate, head-to-head competition that puts the passion behind the games on full display. For more information, visit Follow WSOE on Twitch, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

About ESP Gaming

ESP Gaming is the premier competitive gaming content company in the world, comprised of live sports and entertainment leaders, who between them boast over 15 Emmy Awards from decades of production experience. As an industry-leading source of premium experiences for game developers, esports teams and gaming communities, ESP Gaming offers best-in-class broadcast and digital production, distribution, end-to-end league, and tournament operations, player management, marketing, sponsorship, ad sales and more. ESP Gaming also offers ESP Labs as an esports marketing and investment arm that facilitates growth for games, platforms, and products.

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