Samsung invites gamers to win their place at this year’s World Cyber Games

London, UK, August 15th 2012 – The UK tournaments of this year’s World Cyber Games (WCG) are now open for entry. Players have the chance to win their place at the grand final taking place in Kunshan in China from 29th November – 2nd December 2012. If you’re a gaming fan and think you have what it takes to be a winner, enter now!

For the 12th year running the awards are globally sponsored by Samsung. This year, There are three PC games in the tournament- FIFA 12, Starcraft 2 and World of Tanks. Gamers have to pre-register their interest in order to play in the tournament – with qualifiers and finals held over the next month.

  • Starcraft 2 – competition will be held at Insomnia46 gaming festival in Telford on 24th – 27th August. This is an individual tournament competition.
  • World of Tanks - Qualifiers and finals will be held at Insomnia46 gaming festival in Telford on 24th – 27th August. This is a team competition; teams of 7 are to be entered.
  • FIFA 12 – qualifiers will also be held at Insomnia46 with additional qualifiers and the final at the Eurogamer Expo on the 27th September – 30th September at Earls Court in London.

From notebooks and tablets to TVs to smartphones , Samsung has a wealth of products that are ideal for gamers, at home or on the move. The Series 7 Gamer notebook is the ultimate gaming PC - complete with a dedicated gaming mode .

Samsung’s mobile devices, the Galaxy S III and the Galaxy Note, can also be used to play a vast range of games whilst on the move. Both the Series 7 Gamer notebook and Samsung’s mobile devices can be connected to Samsung’s ES7000 and ES8000 TV for a completely immersive true-to-life 3D gaming experience.

For more information on how to pre-register your interest here:

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About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. Employing approximately 206,000 people in 197 offices across 72 countries, the company operates two separate organizations to coordinate its nine independent business units: Digital Media & Communications, comprising Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and Device Solutions, consisting of Memory, System LSI and LED. Recognized for its industry-leading performance across a range of economic, environmental and social criteria, Samsung Electronics was named the world’s most sustainable technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. For mo e information, please visit

More about the UK tournaments of the World Cyber Games sponsored by Samsung

Insomnia 46 (24th -27th August) - qualifiers and finals for Starcraft 2 and World of Tanks, qualifiers for FIFA 12

Eurogamer Expo – 27th – 30th September - PC finals for FIFA 12


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