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  Game Frontier to host UK, UAE and Kuwait ESWC 2010 qualifiers.
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03/24/2010
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

24th March 2010 (Leeds, UK)- Game Frontier Ltd have been named as the official organisers of this year’s Electronic Sports World Cup (ESWC) National Championships for the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and Kuwait. Qualification events will be held in each of the three nations with the goal of identifying the best players to represent their country at the Grand Finals where they will pit their skills against the world’s best gamers.

The ESWC Grand Final 2010 will be held in Disneyland Paris, the famous entertainment park in the Paris neighbourhood. Disneyland Paris will host the video games event in Disney Village, an area including shopping, dining, cinemas, dancing and live entertainment for the whole family and open to anybody, park client as simple visitor. Beside the event venue, Disneyland Paris will also provide accommodations for the 600 champions during their journey among the numerous hotels of the resort.

ESWC 2010 competitors will vie for $213,500 in prize money divided between the World Champions and their challengers in several tournaments

Counter-Strike 1.6 (5v5) PC

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Quake Live (1v1) PC

Warcraft III : The Frozen Throne (1v1) PC

Trackmania Nations Forever (1v1) PC

Defense of the Ancients (5v5) PC

EA Sports FIFA10™ (1v1) Sony Playstation 3

Virtua Tennis 2009 (1v1) Microsoft XBOX360

Need for Speed : Shift (1v1) Microsoft XBOX360

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Further details on each of the three National Qualifiers will be confirmed as event details are finalised.

A section on our dedicated gaming news website has been given over to coverage of the 2010 Electronic Sports World Cup. ( http://www.xtgn.eu/?c=130 )

More details on our website. ( http://www.gamefrontier.com )

- ENDS -

ABOUT GAME FRONTIER

Empowering you to reach, engage and influence the 14-34 male and female gamer.

Established in 2002 Game Frontier provide and deliver support services to the international computer gaming industry, specialising in marketing, production, the stage management of digital entertainment events and online gaming portals, Game Frontier work with any company interested in taking advantage of the marketing opportunities within the computer gaming and digital entertainment industry.

For further information please contact Game Frontier via:

Email : [email protected]

Web : http://www.gamefrontier.com

UK Tel: +44 (0) 870 420 2424