BenQ ZOWIE Announces Partnership with Nerd Street Gamers and named as their VALORANT Challengers 240HZ Monitor Partner

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BenQ ZOWIE, a renowned esports equipment manufacturer, is sponsoring the VALORANT
Champions Tour Stage Two Regional Finals and Stage Three Challenger Tournaments

Costa Mesa, CA— April 29th, 2021 — BenQ ZOWIE, the renowned esports equipment manufacturer, announced today their partnership with Nerd Street Gamers, the national esports infrastructure company. The deal secures ZOWIE as the monitor partner for the VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) Stage Two Regional Finals and Stage Three Challenger Tournaments. Nerd Street, the tournament operator and producer for VCT in North America, currently works with BenQ to outfit their Localhost esports and gaming facilities nationwide with ZOWIE top-rated 240Hz XL2546K monitors.

“We are thrilled to partner with BenQ ZOWIE for the next stages of VCT Challengers,” said John Fazio, CEO of Nerd Street Gamers. “Their products have been a staple in our esports and gaming facilities, Localhost, since inception. Both Nerd Street and BenQ put a hyper focus on accessibility and the needs of the players, therefore this collaboration is a perfect match.”

Using BenQ XL2546K monitors, players have the ability to quickly save their monitor settings used at home and transfer them to monitors at events with ZOWIE’s proprietary XL Setting to Share™ software.

BenQ ZOWIE believes that teaming up with Nerd Street will benefit players of all skill levels and fans alike, as players will have the tools they need to compete at their full potential. To learn more about the XL2546K monitor, please visit:

About Nerd Street Gamers

Nerd Street Gamers (Nerd Street) is a national network of esports facilities and events dedicated to powering competitive opportunities for gamers. The company promotes greater access to the esports industry, laying a national framework for esports talent development and high-quality gaming tournaments. Nerd Street has received backing from Five Below, Comcast Spectacor, SeventySix Capital, Elevate Ventures, angel investor George Miller, and Founders Fund.


Introduced in late 2008, ZOWIE is a brand dedicated to the development of the best competitive gaming equipment available that complements esports athletes’ performance. In 2015, the ZOWIE brand was acquired by BenQ Corp to represent the company’s esports product line that delivers truly competitive experience and enjoyment.