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FC Schalke 04 Esports announces cooperation with Backforce

FC Schalke 04 Esports has added another strong partner to its sponsoring portfolio: The Royal Blues have agreed on a long-term partnership with Backforce. Backforce is the new brand of the renowned office chair manufacturer and Europe's market leader for professional seating solutions, Interstuhl. The cooperation with the family-run company from Baden-Württemberg is initially dated until June 30th, 2022.

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S04 is the first club to take part in the opening of the gamescom

FC Schalke 04 is the first football club to participate in the official opening ceremony of the gamescom. This year, the world's largest event for computer and video games and Europe's largest business platform for the games industry will be ceremoniously opened by State Minister for Digitization Dorothee Bär and Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure Andreas Scheuer.

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S04 Esports travels to Asia for the first time

As one of the first football clubs, FC Schalke 04 has been engaged in electronic sports since May 2016. Now the Royal Blues are traveling to Asia with its very own esports division. From August 14th to 18th the delegation around FIFA professional Tim "Tim Latka" Schwartmann will be visiting the East Chinese metropolis Shanghai.

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Tim Reichert: An unforgettable moment

At the members' day on Sunday (30.6.), Chief Gaming Officer Tim Reichert looked back on a successful development in esports. Matthias "GoooL" Winkler, the reigning German champion in Pro Evolution Soccer, made a promise for the upcoming season and FIFA professional Tim "Tim Latka" Schwartmann was challenged by Rabbi Matondo on the virtual pitch.