The first regional final match of 'Game&Game World Championship (GNGWC) 2011,' held for supporting promotion for Korean online games, started in Gamescom2011 Hall in Cologne, Germany, on August 18.
In the match, played with 3 games like 'SHOT Online' of OnNet, 'ACE Online' by MASANGSOFT, and 'WAR Rock' of Dream Execution Technology, 60 players who've gone through online preliminaries which started from this June fought fiercely to get tickets to Korea.
SHOT Online, a realistic golf game, chose winners playing in a tournament from 18 players participated from German, French, and Spanish servers. Tetru2, who ranked no. 1, made it to the final with overwhelming performance and also was predominant during the final match. Besides, Ha1mni, crovettopro who made it to the final and Tim16 and archi123 who won in a consolation match got qualifications for finals, which's going to be held in Korea in November.
In WAR Rock, the only game playing in a team in GNGWC, German players overwhelmed the field that both winners and runners-up went to German teams. In European preliminary for WAR Rock where 8 teams with each 4 players participated HQ and Cyber Force took on in the final and Cyber Force finally won 2:0 after tight match for getting to the final.
In ACE Online, which attracted participants from most countries, 10 players from 5 countries like France, UK, Germany, Italy, and Turkey gathered and selected a winner through 1:1 match. In the final, mando from UK domineered over rgv26 from France and won the match.
10 players who got tickets to the final in European region will have cutthroat competition once again against winners from each region over world champion in Busan, Korea, in November.
Meanwhile, in GNGWC2011 final for European region held in Gamescom2011 Hall, which's the biggest game exhibition in Europe, numerous visitors showed high interest in Korean online games. Also, diversified events prepared by game developers also received positive attentions from visitors.
The second final by region of GNGWC, organized by Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (minister Byung-Gook Jung) and supervised by Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA, representative Jae-Woong Lee) will be held on September 17 in LA, USA.