London 15 th July 2013: Gfinity London is pleased to announce the winners of their first UK tournament that took place on the 13 th & 14 th July: Complexity and Copenhagen Wolves .
Only two teams were left standing after a thrilling tournament saw elite players from around the world buckle under the pressure. Complexity romped to victory in the Call of Duty tournament after a heart-stopping final against TCM.
Despite an incredibly fierce battle, Eternity ultimately lost out to the Copenhagen Wolves who finished 1 st in the League of Legends tournament. Both winning teams received a prize of $30,000 in a spectacular conclusion to an incredible weekend.
The excitement was witnessed globally with over 2.5 million views via Twitch.tv. Gfinity London offered elite teams from around the globe the chance to play in a professional UK tournament for the UK’s biggest prize pot.
Jason Bass from US team Complexity said: “It was an awesome weekend and we came up against some really tough teams, so it was a huge honour to win, especially as this was the first real eSports tournament in the UK.’
Martin “Rekkles” Larsson from Copenhagen Wolves added: “Eternity put up a real fight, so we’re really happy to have come first. There was such a great atmosphere the whole weekend, we had a lot of fun.’
After such a successful tournament, Gfinity are excited about the future. Paul Kent, Gfinity’s Chief Operations Officer said “There is clearly an appetite for eSports in the UK. With over 2.5million people tuning in, it’s obvious that Gfinity has captured the imagination of UK gamers.’
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About Gfinity: Formed by gamers and with the backing of successful investors, Gfinity was created to help push eSports within the UK to a professional level, to raise awareness and to provide and arena for games to showcase their talent
Gfinity was launched as a company in early 2013 and plans were immediately set in motion to deliver an event unlike any that had been seen in European eSports before it.