Cologne, May 19th 2009– Europe's biggest league for computer games, the Electronic Sports League, began the second season of the ESL Pro Series in February 2009. The prize purse totals£30.000 for the most popular league for professional computer gamers. The final of the second season of the ESL Pro Series is hosted at Congress Centre, London on the 4th of July.
The best pro gamers will compete in the disciplines Call of Duty 4, Quake 3, Trackmania Nations Forever and Counter-Strike:Source live in front of audience for the championship title and a slice of the prize money of£30.000.
Game descriptions of the eSports games Call of Duty 4, Trackmania Nations Forver, Counter-Strike Source and Quake 3 are available here:
Pictures of the first ESL Pro Series final in January 2009: www.esl.eu/uk/pro-series/season2/gallery/?event=420
Pictures of the second ESL Pro Series event, Intel Friday Night Game in London: http://www.esl.eu/uk/pro-series/season2/gallery/?event=460
** The finals of the ESL Pro Series in London: **
When: Saturday, July the 4th, 2009, 10:00am– 10:00 pm
Where: Congress Centre, 28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS
Entrance over 15 only
Expected audience: 500