QTOUR Announce the invited players for the Norwegian championship.

Stockholm April 7, 2009 for immediate release

The annual QTOUR Championship, one of the most prestigious 1on1 aim tournament in the world, today announced that they will host their Norwegian tournament at The Gathering in Hamar, Norway, between 8-12 of April. Some of the most famous and skilled players in Norway are invited. QTOUR Championship Norway will host a professional 1on1 Counter-Strike 1.6 tournament with 10.000 SEK in cash price plus the latest products from Samsung, Nextgentel, Komplett and QPAD.

Who will be crowned the Norwegian Champion in 2009?

QTOUR Championship invited player list:

Preben "prb" gamlesæter

Ola "elemenT" Moum

Jørgen "XeqtR" Johanssen

Sindre "Sviken" Rygge

Tommy "tacky" Mosgaard

Mats "Nola" striiken

Sondre "Real" Svanevik

Jonas "bsl" Alasaaker vikan

Christoffer "Chobo" Eng

Roy Arne "Ysi" Pettersen

Johan "Donavan" Guldbrandsen

Lasse "StingeR" Midtstue

Gunnar "zEn" Eng

Lars "naikon" Olaisen

Øynvind "KF3" Magnestad

Tormod "Torri" Hetland

Ruben "Enoksen"

Thomas "azid " Heltne

Tor Aksel "Drei" Jakobsli

Danne "Walde" Lusdal

The first of the 14 invited players that confirm their attendance to gunnar@qpad.se receive a place in the finals.

The winner wins following prices:

• Cash price: 10.000SEK (Aprox. 1000 euro)

• Samsung SyncMaster P2370 23" (release date in May)

• Nextgentel 1 year ADSL internet connection max 20Mbit

• Komplett XBOX 360 Pro

• QPAD QH-1339 Premium Headset

• QPAD CT Mouse pad The Gathering Collector edition

• Trophy: QTOUR Championship 1st Price 2009

Open qualification for the two final spots:

The qualifications for the last two remaining spots in the finals will take place during Thursday and Friday. The format will be“King of the hill”, meaning that the two players that win most matches during the day will move forward to the grand final on Saturday. To take part in the qualifier you have to go to QTOUR area and register at QTOUR front desk on location.

QTOUR Hall of Fame


QTOUR Championship Norway 2008


About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2007 consolidated sales of US$103.4 billion. Employing approximately 150,000 people in 134 offices in 62 countries, the company consists of four main business units: DigitalMedia Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business, and Telecommunication Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com

About NextGenTel

NextGenTel is a "next-generation telecom company". Since March 2000, NextGenTel has established itself as the clear number two broadband and xDSL player in Norway - the incumbent's main challenger - and one of the fastest growing private xDSL operators in Europe. NextGenTel is a fully owned subsidiary of TeliaSonera AB, a leading telecommunications company within the Nordic and Baltic countries. NextGenTel also offers products and services such as: Wlan connectivity, IP-TV, PC-TV, IP Telephony, Dedicated Gameserver rentals, Public Gameservers and a popular Gaming Community (broadparkgames.no). For more information, please visit: www.nextgentel.com

About Komplett AS:

Komplett ASA is a leading European player in e-commerce with 11 Internet shops in 6 countries. This includes Komplett.no, MPX.no, Komplett.se, Komplett.ie, Komplett.nl, Komplett.be, Komplett.dk, Norek.no, Itegra.no and inWarehouse.se. Komplett sells computer components, PCs, home electronics and related equipment to end-users and resellers. For more information, please visit www.komplett.com

About QPAD:

Launched in May 1994, QPAD is one of the fastest growing and hottest brands of gaming products. In a category dominated by "business" people, QPAD is fresh. QPAD built its success on a grass roots commitment to the gaming community by thriving in the madness of competition and embracing the free spirit of gaming. QPAD’s continued support of the QTOUR, communities, cups, tournaments, teams and LAN parties all reflect their ongoing commitment to the gamers. The continued support of gaming has given QPAD the knowledge to continuously develop cutting edge products which give gamers an edge on the competition.For more information, please visit www.qpad.se

About QTOUR Championship

QTOUR Championship is a professional 1on1 tournament with a mission to crown the best individual player in each country in the most popular FPS games that normally is played team based 5 on 5. We invite the best player in each country and leave some spots for online or live qualification, so everybody has a chance to play against the best. For more information, please visit http://www.qpad.se/modules/news/article.php?storyid=570

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