BECOME A PART OF COUNTER-STRIKE HISTORY AND SET A NEW GUINNESS WORLD RECORD AT DREAMHACK

Stockholm Juni 9, 2009 for immediate release

QPAD, the Swedish company famed for its premium gaming gear, today announced that they will host the first Guinness World Records attempt in Counter-Strike at Dreamhack, the biggest lan party in the world, taking place between 13-16 of June.

Compete against HeatoN in the world record attempt.

Everybody is welcome to participate, just sign up at the QPAD booth on location. The rules are simple! Stay as winner in a King Of the Hill for as long as you can. The contender who first reaches 10 points stays and meet the next challenger. The player with most points throughout a 6 hour period will set the new world record and end up in the official Guinness World of Records 2010 "Gamer's Edition" book. The living gaming legend Emil "HeatoN" Christensen, who is known throughout the world for his achievements in the Counter-Strike 1.6 pro gaming scene, will be the first challenger to try and get the world record. There will be two attempts during Dreamhack Summer 2009. The first one will take place on Sunday 14th of June to be followed up by a last chance during Monday 15th of June. You are only allowed to participate once. The world record attempt will be played on the classic QPAD aim map used in the QTOUR Championship 1on1 tournament.

Download the map

http://www.qpad.se/aim_qpad_2007.zip

Press release:

http://www.corporate.qpad.se/modules/news/article.php?storyid=226

About QPAD:

QPAD built its success on a grassroots commitment to the gaming community. Like you, we thrive in the madness of competition and embrace the free spirit of gaming. Our sponsorship of the QTOUR, events, communities, cups, tournaments, teams and LAN parties reflects this commitment. The knowledge we've gained has fed into our development of high quality lifestyle products for gamers. For more information, please visit www.qpad.se

About Guinness world Record "Gamers Edition"

The classic record book in an exclusive special edition! Guinness World Records 2009 Gamers’s edition is the new generation’s record book covering all you have ever wanted to know about video-, pc- and arcade games. A must for all gaming enthusiasts! Brand new records mixed with the latest on games and consoles. Read about the coolest animations and the best sound effects. About the fastest, most expensive, longest, hardest, smallest, and weirdest. About the records you never thought existed, and technology you would only dream about. Furthermore will Championship winners give you tips and tricks on how to improve your gaming skills. The combination of records full of facts, exciting charts, and updated high score lists gives a full insight on the gaming world right now! 90% of new records, 750 brand new photos, 2008’s best seller games included and interviews with the best gamers in the world and legends among game developers. Also including Gaming history, forbidden and controversial games, movies&games and game collectors.


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