Stockholm October 14, 2011 for immediate release.
New for this year is that Electronic World Cup is arranged during ParisGamesWeek. This makes the event one of the largest in Europe. – We have participated in several of the major e-sport events the last ten years but being part of ESWC is big for us. This is where we meet with the global elite. That they are in favor of our products is very important to us, says Christer Körnbäck.
ESWC is covered in 150 countries and a meeting place for elite players and amateurs. October 21-25 are the dates for the eights edition of Electronic Sports World Cup. Gamers for all over the world will meet to determine who will become world champion. The disciplines are: Counter-Strike, FIFA II, TrackMania Nations Forever, Dota2 and Starcraft II® Wing of Liberty™. The winners will share a total of $ 200 000. The competitions will be held in Paris during ParisGamesWeek, the second largest gaming event in Europe with more than 150 000 visitors expected.
QPAD: Joakim Stenberg, firstname.lastname@example.org +46 8 29 00 70
QPAD is an international brand developing lifestyle products and peripherals for the gaming market. QPAD was founded in 1994 and is today also a sponsor of electronic sports. For more information: www.qpad.com
The Electronic Sports World Cup is a worldwide competition of video games, starting locally with national qualifying, to end with a World Final gathering all the cyberathletes and designed as a live show. The ESWC has been created by a French team, and has grown as an independent and innovative project, representing gamers and online communities. ESWC is part and pioneer of the electronic sports international movement. ESWC federates company as non-profit organization all over the world; all convinced that video games champions are genuine athletes, precursors of their generation and the new sports of the XXIst century. ESWC is an international protected trademark and patent, owned by Games Solution since 2009, French company supported by the Group Coutant Finances. For more information: www.eswc.com
Electronic Sports World Cup
Venue: Paris Expo – Port de Versailles
Dates: 21-25 October 2011 at 9:00-19:00
VIP & press: 20 October at 16:00-00:00
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