World Cyber Games, sponsored by Samsung, UK PC tournament winners announced

London, UK, September 5th, 2011 – Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, sponsors of the World Cyber Games (WCG), announces the UK winners of the PC gaming tournament held this weekend at the Insomnia 43 Gaming Festival (i43) at the International Centre, Telford. Starcraft champion Samayan Kay (Team Dignitas) and League of Legends Winners Joseph Hill, Mark Dennett, Scott Musgrove, Iain Sully & Ben Farrimond (Team Rageface) will form part of the UK WCG 2011 team and take on the best of the rest of Europe in Poland for the European Final held in Warsaw 6th–9th October. Team UK will then go on to the World Finals held in Korea in December to battle it out for the WCG 2011 Champions title.

PC qualifiers were played on some of the most popular and challenging games currently being played today - including League of Legends and StarCraft® II: Wings of Liberty™ with the final held at Eurogamer Expo.

The console tournament will be held at Eurogamer Expo, featuring beat ‘em up favourite Tekken 6, plus the PC final of FIFA 11. The Expo runs from 22nd-25th September at Earls Court, London. The finals for FIFA 11 and Tekken 6 will take place at the close of the Eurogamer Expo on 25th September. The full tournament schedule is as follows:

Eurogamer Expo (22nd–25th September)

Tekken 6

·         Qualifiers – 22nd, 23rd, 24th & 25th September 2011

·         Final – 25th September 2011

FIFA 11

·         Qualifiers – 22nd, 23rd & 24th September 2011

·         Final – 25th September 2011

The Samsung stand at Eurogamer Expo will showcase the gaming capability of specific products as well as demo how their integration offers the ultimate gaming experience, whether playing from home or on the move. Visitors can experience: Samsung’s 7 and 8 Series televisions, which deliver outstanding 2D and 3D pictures; 3D gaming notebooks; Series 7 and 9 computer monitors, which combine cutting-edge design, 3D gaming and HDTV; Mobile devices such as the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Galaxy SII plus a vast number of games.

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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 2010 consolidated sales of US$135.8 billion. Employing approximately 190,500 people in 206 offices across 68 countries, the company consists of nine independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Memory, System LSI and LCD. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, semiconductor chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.  


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