ESL Pro Series UK: Professional computer gamers at Gadget Show Live in Birmingham

Cologne/Birmingham, March, 30th, 2010– The ESL Pro Series United Kingdom takes place at the Gadget Show Live in Birmingham from April 7th to 11th. The UK’s best gamers will compete Counter-Strike: Source, Quake Live, Trackmania Nations Forever and Counter-Strike 1.6. The world famous Counter-Strike 1.6 and current Team Dignitas and the current Quake champion Gareth“GaRpY” Marshall will attend among others. In all disicplines there will be official ESL Pro Series Matches played live in front of an audience. Furthermore the visitors will get the unique chance to show their skills against UK’s pro gamers.

Beside the official games there will be a a free-gaming area powered by Alienware with the four EPS disciplines Counter-Strike: Source, Counter-Strike 1.6, Trackmania Nations Forever and Quake Live. The games will be played on the powerful Alienware M17x gaming laptop, currently the fastest 17-inch laptop in the world.

"UK’s best computer gamers will compete within the ESL Pro Series United Kingdom live at the Gadged Show in Birmingham. We look forward to see thrilling matches," says André Middendorf, product manager of the ESL Pro Series Europe.

- This press release as a PDF: www.turtle-entertainment.de/Dateien/PM_Birmingham_EPSUK_3.pdf

- Further information about Gadget Show Live in Birmingham is available at www.gadgetshowlive.net

- Additional information about the ESL Pro Series United Kingdom are available at www.esl.eu/uk/pro-series/season3

- Picture gallery of the last ESL Pro Series Finals: www.flickr.com/photos/eslphotos/sets/72157621305963079

- Live recording of the finals broadcasted of the IPTV channel ESL TV: http://tv.esl.eu/de/vod_search/?q=UK&page=1

- Descriptions of the ESL Pro Series disciplines are can be found at www.turtle-entertainment.de/Dateien/Game_Descriptions_UK.zip

Turtle Entertainment GmbH

Turtle Entertainment was founded in 2000. The company quickly grew to be the European leader in the sector of electronic sports (eSports). The Electronic Sports League (ESL), operated by Turtle Entertainment, is active in 37 different countries worldwide. The league portal www.esl.eu reaches above ten million visits a month generated by more than 2,4 million registered users. Turtle Entertainment broadcasts ESL events via IPTV channel ESL TV since 2007. The headquarter has over 170 employees and is located in Cologne, Germany. Turtle Entertainment owns the majority of the Chinese eSpo rts league PGL (Pro Gamer League) since 2007. Important business partners of Turtle Entertainment are global corporations such as Intel, Alienware, adidas, Volkswagen, Dell, Nokia, ASUS, Sennheiser, Windows 7, Sidewinder and gamed.de.

Further information is available at www.turtle-entertainment.com

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