Stockholm August 12, 2008 for immediate release
Last weekend between 8th-11th august. i34 gaming festival with more than 2.000 participants took place at Stoneleigh Park close to Birmingham, UK. For the first time QTOUR Championship, the most prestigious 1on1 aim tournament in the world, was on location to crown the best Counter strike Source and Call of duty 4 aimer in UK.
Richard "shox" Papillon wins QTOUR Championship UK CSS
Richard "shox" Papillon from team Emulate made his way to the final beating the newly crowned CGS world champions from Birmingham Salvo, Sam "RattlesnK" Gawn and Elliot "weZ" Welsh to finally meet his team mate Matthieu "MateOo-" Dal Maso
Richard "shox" Papillon (F) way to the finals:
10 - 5 vs. Martin "tyron" Jeppsson | Four-Kings (SE)
10 - 4 vs. Sam "RattlesnK" Gawn | Birmingham Salvo (GB)
10 - 8 vs. Elliot "weZ" Welsh | Birmingham Salvo (GB)
2-0 (10 - 1, 10 - 5) vs. Matthieu "MateOo-" Dal Maso | emuLate! (F)
CS:S tournament bracket:
Ralph "qwertYYY" Balder wins QTOUR Championship UK COD4
qwerty from team Low Land Lions made his way to the final with tightest possible margins. All of his matches scored 5-4 in his favour. On the other side in the final he met palmz from Four-King who replaced mintR from Fnatic.
Ralph "qwertYYY" Balder’s (NL) way to the finals
5 - 4 vs. Jan "sticky" Craeynest | Low Land Lions (NL)
5 - 4 vs. Ben "BENZ1NE" Bell | Four-Kings (UK)
5 - 4 vs. Rob "rob-wiz" Kennedy | Evil Genius
5 - 3, 6 - 8, 5 - 3 vs. Phill "palmz" Palmer | Four-Kings (UK)
COD4 tournament bracket:
About QTOUR Championship:
QTOUR Championship is a professional 1on1 tournament with a mission to crown the best individual player in each country in the most popular FPS games that normally is played team based 5 on 5. We invite the best player in each country and leave some spots for online or live qualification. So everybody has a chance to play against their stars.
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