nTh becomes the Alliance

posted by Tezzeret,
After months of speculation, the organization that has been backing team se No Tidehunter all this time has finally been revealed. The organization is called The Alliance and is formed in collaboration with famous computer peripheral manufacturer, Razer.

Little is known about the organization as of now, as their website only contain the press release and a few social media links. Do note however that The Alliance's website shares the same domain name, .gg, as us Evil Geniuses website and users have pinged both URLs to find out that both websites are hosted on the same server. A strong indication that The Alliance could be a sister company for Evil Geniuses.

Along with No Tidehunter, The Alliance also signed on se Johan 'Naniwa' Lucchesi as their sole StarCraft II player for now. There are plans to expand the StarCraft II roster in the near future. Both No Tidehunter and Naniwa will be sporting their new teamtags effective immediately in upcoming online and offline matches.

Press Release
Today, the players of the No Tidehunter DotA 2 team, along with independent StarCraft 2 player Johan "NaNiwa" Lucchesi, are pleased to announce the creation of Alliance: a new professional gaming team. Formed in collaboration with Razer, one of the world's pioneering supporters of eSports, Alliance will focus on both DotA 2 and SC2, and look to gradually expand its StarCraft roster over the course of 2013.

"Being involved in the creation of a brand new professional gaming team of this caliber is a very special opportunity and we're honored to have been a part of the creation process," said Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder, CEO and creative director. "By supporting and helping to drive the unique opportunities Alliance provides for professional players, we hope to continue to deliver the absolute best of eSports to both a Scandinavian and worldwide audience."

"We are extremely happy to be a part of the birth of Alliance. We are proud to be a part of something new. We strive for perfection, and with the support from our sponsor, Razer, this will be a great organization." said Jonathan "Loda" Berg.

Johan "NaNiwa" Lucchesi commented, "A few months ago I was searching for a team that could help me become the best player I could possibly be. It stood between a few teams and I'm 100% sure, since I've been with this team for a while, that I have made the right choice. Not only are they trying their best to fulfill my wishes, but are very professional while doing so. I am very happy to be a part of this team.”

No Tidehunter and NaNiwa will be sporting the shiny, new Alliance tag effective immediately, and have been using Razer mice, keyboards, and mousepads for quite some time now. Be sure to follow the Alliance DotA 2 team at the upcoming RaidCall EMS ONE Finals, held in Katowice on April 20th & 21st, and to follow NaNi at the upcoming DreamHack Open event, held in Stockholm on April 26th & 27th!