ESWC 2008 GRAND FINAL– INFORMATION&SCHEDULES

Paris, August 13 2008 - On Monday the 25th August, the Electronic Sports World Cup Grand Final will begin at the NVISION 08 in San Jose, California. Open to all the video games enthusiasts, the NVISION 08 and ESWC Grand Final will host during three days six tournaments gathering 650 international champions from more than 40 countries. All fans are welcomed to follow the show and support their favorite’s players. To organize and enjoy your travel in the best conditions you will find more details regarding the event bellow.

ESWC GRAND FINAL LOCATION

San Jose, California, USA

Convention Center, 150 West San Carlos St.

NVISION 08 EVENTS

Convention Center: GeForce LAN, NVScene, Exhibition Hall, HD Theater,

Conferences, Registration

Civic Auditorium: Video Games Live

Center for Performing Arts: Keynotes and 3D Theater

Crowne Plaza: iGames Expo

Marriott&Hilton Hotels: Conferences, Meeting Rooms, Sponsor Suites

All info on http://www.nvision2008.com

SPECTATOR REGISTRATION

Registration as spectator can be made on website or on site during the event: http://www.amireg.com/nvision08/intro.html

NVISION 08 SCHEDULE:

Monday, August 25th: 8:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m

Tuesday, August 26th: 8:00 a.m to 11:00 p.m

Wednesday, August 27th: 9:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m

ESWC TOURNAMENTS SCHEDULE:

Counter-Strike http://www.eswc.com/grandfinal/sanjose2008/?c=competition&s=profile&l1=overview&id_competition=1

Counter-Strike Women http://www.eswc.com/grandfinal/sanjose2008/?c=competition&s=profile&l1=overview&id_competition=6

Defense of The Ancients http://www.eswc.com/grandfinal/sanjose2008/?c=competition&s=profile&l1=overview&id_competition=5

Quake III http://www.eswc.com/grandfinal/sanjose2008/?c=competition&s=profile&l1=overview&id_competition=2

Trackmania Nations Forever http://www.eswc.com/grandfinal/sanjose2008/?c=competition&s=profile&l1=overview&id_competition=4

Warcraft III http://www.eswc.com/grandfinal/sanjose2008/?c=competition&s=profile&l1=overview&id_competition=3

ESWC MAIN STAGE SCHEDULE:

Monday, August 25th:

14:00 Counter-Strike Women (Group Stage 1)

15:30 Quake III (Group Stage 2)

17:00 Warcraft III (Group Stage 2)

18:30 Counter-Strike (Group Stage 2)

20:30 Trackmania Nations (¼ Final WB)

21:00 Quake III (¼ Final)

Tuesday, August 26th:

11:00 Counter-Strike (¼ Final)

13:30 Quake III (½ Final)

15:00 Counter-Strike (½ Final)

17:00 ESWC Final: Quake III

19:30 ESWC Final: Warcraft III

21:00 ESWC Final: Counter-Strike

Wednesday, August 27th:

09:00 ESWC Final: Counter-Strike Women

11:00 ESWC Final: Trackmania Nations

12:00 ESWC Final: Defense of The Ancients (DotA)

13:00 ESWC Awards Ceremony

ACCOMMODATION

The 650 international attendees will be located in 3 to 4 stars hotels in San Jose around the Convention Center. NVIDIA has also negotiated discounted room rates at several San Jose hotels.To take advantage of the rates, please book your rooms at the same time you register for the event. To browse the list of available hotels around the NVISION 08 event, please check the Accommodations page following that link: http://www.nvision2008.com/hotels.cfm

More information are available to organize your travel on:

http://www.nvision2008.com

http://www.sanjose.org

About ESWC and GAMES-SERVICES

Games-Services is a media and production company specialized in electronic sports, video games and digital leisure since year 2000. As gaming events producer and IP owner, Games-Services has designed and manage the Electronic Sports World Cup, global video games competition in over 50 countries. Games-Services is also the producer of the“Gaming Mondial”, international open of video games of Paris Bercy for enthusiast players. As gaming services provider and content publisher, Games-Services also edits dedicated rich media and manage public and private projects inside the gaming community. For more information, please visit our website at www.games-services.com.

About NVISION 08

Taking place on August 25-27, 2008 in San Jose, California, NVISION 08 is a three-day mega-event for professionals and enthusiasts who are passionate about visual computing. Thousands of engineers, designers, developers, researchers, artists, enthusiasts, gamers, film makers, business professionals, and consumers from around the world are expected to attend. Registration for NVISION 08 conference is now open at: www.amireg.com/nvision08/intro.html.


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