Hamburg, April 16, 2012. Today InnoGames’ classic online game Tribal Wars started a Knockout Phase for its International Speed Championship 2012. Sixteen National Teams of 20 players face off in speed matches, fighting to reach the quarter finals. The German team is set to face Denmark; USA will fight the Czech Republic for a space in the final eight.
The Speed Championship 2012 is an international tournament between players from all Tribal Wars language versions. The Teams compete in various matches, until the 2012 Ultimate Speed Champions is revealed. The browser game, normally set for sessions that can last several months or even years, will be increased to 300-400 times the normal speed, allowing for matches to be settled within hours. In order to keep updated about fight schedules and game rules, players can go to the Speed Championship homepage, www.tribalwarsmasters.net.
Tribal Wars places the player as leader of a small village, striving for power and glory. In order to build a strong empire and conquer other villages, players must unite with powerful allies and found a mighty tribe. Its vast game worlds and varied tactical opportunities make Tribal Wars one of the most popular browser-based games in the world, with 44 million registered users playing it in over 30 languages.
With more than 75 million registered players, InnoGames is one of the world's leading developers and providers of online games. The Hamburg-based company has scored major successes with games such as Tribal Wars, The West and Grepolis.###