Final in Southeast Asian region of GNGWC 2011 (Game&Game World Championship 2011), a global online game contest hosted by Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA, representative Jae-Woong Lee), was held on October 8, at Central World Cyberia Hall in Bangkok, Thailand.
Final in Southeast Asian region of GNGWC 2011 was held only with 2 games – SHOT Online and ACE Online, except for WAR Rock, and four players from each two games could get tickets to grand final, which’s to be held in Korea on November.
In SHOT Online by OnNet, a regular event of GNGWC, 7 players from each nation like Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Thailand made it to the final. As tournaments went by, ‘Lionsswood’ from Singapore and ‘ET’ from Malaysia got to the playoff and got the tickets to grand final. In the finals, Lionsswood won after cutthroat competition.
From Vietnam, a father and the son together advanced to the final of SHOT Online and dragged attentions of many people, but the father couldn’t make it to the finals with rank 4, and the son failed to advance to the second round.
In ACE Online where the most players, almost 500 users, participated and showed the highest rate of competition, the 9 finalists competed against in tournament. Unlike SHOT Online, most of participants were from Thailand, ‘Sivakorn Srisawasdi,’ a player who’s best known in Thai server, easily won the match and ‘Kakusone Luargnalapee,’ also from Thailand, ranked no. 2 that two Thai players made it to the grand final together.
Meanwhile, on the day of contest in Thailand, there’s was the worst weather condition – a sudden typhoon and flood – so some of finalists couldn’t take part, sadly. But among these bad conditions, more than a thousand people visited, which’s a great success, thus the atmosphere of the competition was heightened.
GNGWC2011 now finished all the finals in overseas areas with the final held in Thailand and will select the last entrants for grand final through final match in Korea which’s going to be held in Suwon, Korea, on Oct 29.