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Winners Crowned at Major League Gaming Summer Championship

Leenock (StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty – Pro Circuit)

Scarlett (StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty – WCS North America Finals)

OBS_EMP_REO (Mortal Kombat)

Xephukai (Soul Calibur V)

The Major League Gaming (MLG) Summer Championship concluded Sunday, August 26 th in Raleigh, NC.  The following players and teams proved victorious at the end of the intense, three-day competition:

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty:

1st Place - $25,000 - Leenock

2nd Place -$15,000 - First

3 rd/4th Place - $7,250 each - Taeja, TheStC

5th/6th Place - $3,500 each - HerO, ViOLet

7th/8th Place- $2,250 each - Revival, Heart

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty – WCS North America Finals: The top nine finishers will be attending the Battle.net World Championship in Shanghai, China, on November 17-18.

1st Place- $24,000 - Scarlett

2nd Place- $9,000 - Vibe

3rd Place- $3,600 - Idra

4th Place- $1,800 - Major

5th Place- $1,300 - Insur

6th Place- $1,300 - State

7th Place- $1,100 - Illusion

8th Place- $1,100 - Ostojiy

9th Place- $9,000 - Huk

Mortal Kombat on PlayStation®3 (PS3™) System:

1st Place - OBS_EMP_REO - $6,000

2nd Place – CDjr - $3,600

3 rd/4th Place – VSM_Maxter,  pig_of_the_hut - $2,000 each

5th/6th Place – EMP perfectlegend, KH_Showtime - $1,000 each

7th/8th Place- FR_ClintTheBEAST, GGA16bit - $550 each

Soul Calibur V on PlayStation®3 (PS3™) System :

1st Place- Xephukai - $6,000

2nd Place- RamonTSF - $3,600

3rd Place- Keev - $2,000

4th Place- lolomx - $2,000

5th Place - Something-Unique - $1,000

6th Place- Hawkeye - $1,000

7th Place- LostProvidence - $550

8th Place- BelialRus - $550

Pass holders can watch all HD VOD now at  majorleaguegaming.com/live . All VOD will be made available on  MLG.tv  on Tuesday, August 28. Additional information and photos are available at www.majorleaguegaming.com.

About Major League Gaming:

Founded in 2002, Major League Gaming (MLG) ( www.majorleaguegaming.com) is the dominant media property exclusively targeting tens of millions of consumers worldwide who have a passion for playing video games as a competitive social activity. The company gives aspiring gamers around the world an opportunity to compete, improve their skills, and socialize through a thriving competitive community with more than 750,000 matches each month online and LIVE in-person Pro Circuit tournaments in cities nationwide. MLG broadcasts all Pro Circuit play via LIVE streaming online to hundreds of thousands of fans from more than 170 countries.  MLG also provides extensive online editorial and video content to more than 8 million unique fans each month, including LIVE and on-demand original programming related to games, technology and more at MLG.tv and MLG Live.  


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