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UK Winners of World Cyber Games


14:2006/09/2011Posted by Simeon PaskellNo Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, sponsors of the World Cyber Games (WCG) have today announced the UK winners of the PC gaming tournament that was held on the weekend of 3rd September at the Insomnia 43 Gaming Festival (i43) at the International Centre, Telford.

Six skilful finalists have qualified for the world finals in Korea.

Starcraft champion Samayan Kay (Team Dignitas) and League of Legends Winners Joseph Hill, Mark Dennett, Scott Musgrove, Iain Sully & Ben Farrimond (Team Rageface) will form part of the UK WCG 2011 team and take on the best of the rest of Europe in Poland for the European Final held in Warsaw 6th–9th October. Team UK will then go on to the World Finals held in Korea in December to battle it out for the WCG 2011 Champions title.

Games featured in the PC qualifiers included League of Legends and StarCraft® II: Wings of Liberty™ with the final held at Eurogamer Expo.

The console tournament will be held at Eurogamer Expo, featuring beat ‘em up favourite Tekken 6, plus the PC final of FIFA 11. The Expo runs from 22nd-25th September at Earls Court, London. The finals for FIFA 11 and Tekken 6 will take place at the close of the Eurogamer Expo on 25th September.

The full tournament schedule is as follows:

Eurogamer Expo (22nd–25th September)

Tekken 6
Qualifiers – 22nd, 23rd, 24th & 25th September 2011
Final – 25th September 2011

FIFA 11
Qualifiers – 22nd, 23rd & 24th September 2011
Final – 25th September 2011

D+PAD Says:

It’s great to see that competitive gaming in the UK is so healthy. Congratulations to the winners, good luck to those partaking in the Eurogamer leg and we’ll be keeping our fingers crossed for Team UK when they play in Poland and Korea!

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