ARIANA Gaming signs PANZER

Posted by Ulrich "KongoTime" Hanten at 08 February 2012 15:30
The first all-German Dota 2 squad gets to enjoy the rising value of Dota 2 within eSports, as ARIANA Gaming today announced the successful conclusion of sponsorship negotiations with PANZER.

PANZER have maintained activity and name for several months and achieved a top four placing in the ROCCAT GosuCup #4, before making the switch to Dota 2 for the beginning of joinDOTA's The Defense. Three months later, the Germans passed two group stages and are currently awaiting dignitas in their first playoff match this sunday, a team who they lost to not long ago in the prestigious Skynet tournament final.

With the new partnership comes an exchange in the lineup as Tobias “Arya“ Strank will not continue playing. His replacement will be announced in the following days

The sponsorship marks the official return to eSports for ARIANA Gaming, after the originally Warcraft III and Fifa based organization was put on ice during 2007. Dota 2 is the only division of ARIANA at this point.

PANZER turned ARIANA Gaming
Germany Pascal “pas” Lohmeier
Germany Burak “Saga” Seze
Germany Alexander “Alex-“ Reinhardt
Germany Norman “Leaf” Zörner

Links - Original press release and statements - Leaf's page - ARIANA's page


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