Betting platform X-Bet.co has announced a sponsorship agreement with esports team Quantum Bellator Fire (QBF).
QBF is a CS:GO team based in the CIS region, and in Russia specifically. They managed to make their way to the playoffs of ELEAGUE Major 2018. X-Bet meanwhile operates via a Curacao licence, and this is the bookmaker’s first esports team sponsorship.
Vitalii Humeniuk, Head of Esports, X-Bet.co commented: “We have always supported and will support the development of eSports. It is amazing to see how QBF has achieved such remarkable results in such a short space of time. Not too long ago they were just a group of friends playing CS:GO for fun, and now they are competing against the best teams in the world, beating them and are ranked number one in Russia. We are certain that our sponsorship of QBF, will enable the team to grow even further, achieve their goals and gain a permanent position in the top ten Global rankings.”
Vyacheslav Soloviev, Co-Owner of QBF, added: “Today, Quantum Bellator Fire has gained the support of a strong partner, which allows our organization to strengthen its positions on the CIS and World eSports scene.
“We are proud of our team, which was the youngest at the last World Championship, and we believe that together with these players QB.Fire will show excellent results in the coming years. “Going this way together with a reliable and established eSports partner such as X-Bet.co who shares our values, and supports players from the CIS – is doubly valuable.”
Esports Insider says: Bookmakers are moving in on esports more and more all the time, and we expect, that in time and in titles such as CS:GO in particular, for them to become as commonplace as team sponsors as they are in the likes of football. Best of luck to QBF and we hope the partnership is fruitful for both parties.