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MSI Announces the MSI NVIDIA Trophy Gaming Tournament – Get Ready for Domination


MSI Computers and NVIDIA have teamed up to create the MSI NVIDIA Trophy, a professional League of Legends tournament. MSI and NVIDIA will bring the world's best League of Legends teams to battle it out in an epic LAN tournament at Gamers Assembly during 7-9th April, 2012.

Event Format Register Check-in Date
1 Online Qualifier #1 on MSI Gaming Portal Feb 23th Feb 25th Feb 25-26th
2 Online Qualifier #2 on MSI Gaming Portal Feb 27th Feb 29th Feb 29, 1st
3 Online Qualifier #3 on MSI Gaming Portal March 1st March 3rd March 3-4th
4 Online Qualifier #4 on MSI Gaming Portal March 15 th March 17 th March 17-18 th


The world's elite gamers will converge on Poitiers, France. Up to 8 of the best professional teams will receive a direct invitation and 8 more teams will qualify through a series of online tournaments held later this month on the MSI Gaming Portal. There will be a total of four online qualifiers where the top two teams will advance to the Grand Final at Gamers Assembly.

Online Qualifier Schedule
Bernhard Gleissner, Senior Vice President of NVIDIA EMEAI said "The best game support. The best gaming features. The best gaming performance available anywhere. This is what NVIDIA lives and breathes. As the leader in PC gaming hardware, we are excited about the future of PC gaming and how we can make gamers' experiences as immersive as possible. Tournaments like the MSI NVIDIA trophy are the best proof that PC gaming is a huge and growing market in Europe."Teams will be battling it out for top prize of €4,000 plus hardware prizes provided by MSI and NVIDIA. Additionally, the winning teams from each qualifier will receive $500 as well as their registration fee to Gamers Assembly paid in full. MSI NVIDIA Trophy features over 12,000€ of cash and prizes!

Grand Final Prizes:

  • 1st place: 4,000€ plus 5 MSI GeForce® GTX 560Ti graphics cards
  • 2nd place: 2,500€ plus 5 Z68A-GD55 (G3) motherboards
  • 3rd place: 1,500€

MVP: MSI GT783 gaming laptop

Additionally, MSI and NVIDIA have enlisted the help of Millenium and Absolute Legends in order to provide the best coverage possible in French and English, for your viewing pleasure. Make sure you stay tuned to the MSI Gaming Portal as we bring you the latest updates and news surrounding the MSI NVIDIA Trophy tournament!

Prize details

MSI GeForce® GTX 560Ti graphics card
If you want the best in –PC gaming look no further. The MSI GeForce® GTX 560Ti graphics card provides gamers with world-class graphics performance.

Z68A-GD55 (G3)
The Z68A-GD55 (G3) motherboard is a gamers dream come true. With the latest components of the highest calibre, gamers who demand the highest performance from their machine will not be disappointed. Gamers can get the maximum performance from their GPU by utilizing NVIDIA's SLI technology as well as the OC Genie, boosting the performance of your machine in 1 second.

MSI GT783 gaming laptop
MSI's GT783 gaming laptops, powered by NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 580M discrete graphics come equipped with professional world-class 2.1 channel sound design from Denmark's Dynaudio, giving them crystal stereo stage sound within a 10-meter radius. The series employs high brightness, high clarity full HD resolution screens to maximize the gaming experience for all types of games.