woensdag, september 28, 2011

World Cyber Games sponsored by Samsung – UK tournament winners announced

Following FIFA 11 and Tekken 6 finals held at Eurogamer Expo, 8 finalists have won their way through to European and World events

London, UK, September 28th, 2011 – Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd having recently announced its sponsorship of the World Cyber Games (WCG), is pleased to announce the UK winners of the FIFA 11 PC gaming tournament and Tekken 6 console gaming tournament of the WCG. Samsung invited all gamers to take part in the WCG UK tournaments at Eurogamer Expo, 22nd-25th September at Earls Court, London.

Competitors battled through the qualifying rounds on a packed Samsung stand at Eurogamer Expo. In the PC final of FIFA 11, played on the Samsung TA950 computer monitor, Adam Winster from Preston was victorious in the final playing as Inter. Cristina Wong took the Tekken 6 console tournament title in true girl power style using character, Julia Chang’s, Kung-Fu moves to full effect. Both scooped a Galaxy S II and will be heading to the European event held in Warsaw, Poland from 6th–9th October. Team UK will then go on to the World Finals held in Korea in December to battle it out for the WCG 2011 Champions title.

The winners at Eurogamer Expo join the winners of the PC tournaments held at the Insomnia 43 Gaming Festival, which ran from 26th-29th August at the International Centre, Telford. The full WCG UK team is:

Mark Dennett, Ben Farrimond, Joseph Hill, Scott Musgrove, Iain Sully - League of Legends Champion

Samayan Kay - StarCraft® II: Wings of Liberty™ Champion

Adam Winster - FIFA 11 Champion

Cristina Wong - Tekken 6 Champion