HWBOT Invites Brazilian Ambient and Extreme Overclockers to Learn and Compete in the Latin American Stop of the HWBOT World Tour 2017
January 25, 2017, Taipei, Taiwan – HWBOT, an organization regulating international Overclocking competitions and rankings, today officially announces the second stop of the HWBOT World Tour 2017. In Sao Paulo, Brazil, during the first week of February, HWBOT hosts an overclocking workshop and the Latin American qualifier of the Overclocking World Championship at Campus Party.
“We look forward to returning to Sao Paulo for the Latin American leg of the World Tour 2017, a city that brings back fond memories,” commented Pieter-Jan Plaisier, Director at HWBOT. “Campus Party brings together the perfect audience for overclocking with students, technology enthusiasts and gamers all in one location. The Brazilian passion is energizing and people are eager to find out more about Overclocking.”
Overclocking World Championship 2017 Qualifier
Each stop of the tour includes an Overclocking World Championship Qualifier contest where the winner gets to secure a place in the World Championship 2017 Final at the end of the year. The Qualifier contest winner will walk away with a trophy and a ticket to the Final.
February 3rd: Qualification Day
On the fourth day of the HWBOT World Tour – Sao Paulo 2017 event, Brazil’s most renowned and respected Overclockers will battle it out across three benchmarks in just three hours. The top four will be invited to return for the Semi-Finals on the following day.:
- Three benchmarks in three hours
- Kaby Lake CPUs provided by Intel and HWBOT
- Power Supplies provided by Seasonic
February 4th: Semi-Finals and Final
Day five of the HWBOT World Tour – Sao Paulo 2017 event will see the top four overclockers compete in a unique contest format that pits contestants against each other in a 1v1 format. Benchmarks will be randomly drawn from a pool of six options. Each overclocker will possess one veto which can be used strategically to avoid an unfavorable benchmark being selected.
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HWBOT World Tour – Sao Paulo 2017
The HWBOT World Tour is organized by HWBOT, the world’s leading platform for competitive overclocking. As well as organizing online competitions and regulating global score submissions, the HWBOT mission also includes evangelizing overclocking as an Esport and the promotion of overclocking on a truly global level. The HWBOT World Tour is a crucial element in bringing overclocking to people of all walks of life, in all corners of the globe.
The HWBOT World Tour
2017 will be the largest of its kind, building on the success of previous World Tours in 2015 and 2016. The first World Tour in 2015 involved events in three countries around the world. This was expanded in 2016 to a total of seven World Tour events spanning five continents across the globe. In 2017 we will organize eleven World Tour events, reaching more PC enthusiasts and overclockers than ever before.
HWBOT will host overclocking workshops to teach and demonstrate to the media and visitors the overclocking capabilities of the latest Intel Kaby Lake CPU’s on GIGABYTE’s latest motherboards.
Ambient Overclocking Contests
Overclocking contests will be hosted specifically for those who are familiar with basic ambient cooled systems. This includes new overclockers who have attended an Overclocking workshop at the event. Learn some skills, then compete among your peers.
The HWBOT World Tour – Sao Paulo 2017 event would not be possible without the valued support of its industry partners. We would like to thank the following companies for their continued support:
Seasonic will once again be the official Power Supply partner of the HWBOT World Tour 2017. Systems used throughout the event will be powered by Seasonic Platinum Series PSUs.
GIGABYTE is generously providing the motherboards for the Overclocking Workshop stations.
- Campus Party Brazil
- Of. Olavo Fontoura, 1209
- Sao Paulo, SP
Tickets for participating extreme overclocker are available from Eventbrite using this link. For Campus Party visitors, tickets are available here.
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Since its inception in 2006, HWBOT has grown to become the world’s leading platform for competitive overclocking. With a global headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan, HWBOT serves agrowing and dynamic community of over 100,000 overclockers and welcomes 1.25 million visitors per year. HWBOT provides a dynamic platform for overclocking that include the OC-Esports.io competition platform, the HWBOT World Tour, the Overclockers League and the HWBOT historical database