The Korean E-Sport Organization (President: Kim Joon Ho, www.e-sports.or.kr) has announced that SK Planet (President Seo Jing Woo, www.skplanet.co.kr) will be main sponsoring the Starcraft Proleague in Korea.
The Korean E-sport Organization will be naming the ProLeague Title “The SK Planet Starcraft ProLeague Season 1.” The duration of each season will be half a year and SK Planet will be sponsoring both Season 1 and Season 2. Therefore the new title “The SK Planet Starcraft ProLeague” has been established for the first season that will be lasting until April 7th of next year.
SK Planet, part of the SK Telecom Platform, has been showing great interest toward the e-sports in order to expand their horizon.
The E-sport organization and SK Planet are expected to both benefit and have a win-win scenario as they globalize their platform and be better known worldwide.
SK Planet, Lee Jin Woo has stated that “SK Planet hopes to continue to work hard with the e-sports and hopes to glorify e-sports and satisfy the fans as a main sponsor of e-sports.”
On another note, the opening day will be the 26th (Saturday) and “SK Planet Starcraft Proleague Season 1” is planning to do the opening at YongSan I’Park Mall E-sport Sasul Stadium at 11am. At the opening, there will be 8 pro teams along with the sponsor SK Planet.
Original Article written by Mineral
Translated by Kevin