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ATI is title sponsor for the CPL

Posted by: John at 6/13/2006 4:20 PM
ATI is now a Worldwide Title Sponsor for the CPL. They will be the primary sponsor as well for the Winter 2006 Championships that take place December 13th through the 17th.


ATI Technologies Announced as Title Sponsor of the Cyberathlete Professional League

DALLAS, TEXAS, June 13, 2006 - Dallas, Texas – The Cyberathlete Professional League (CPL) announced today that ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX:ATY) (NASDAQ:ATYT), a world leader in the design and manufacture of innovative 3D graphics, PC platform technologies and digital media silicon solutions, has become a Worldwide Title Sponsor of the CPL.

ATI will provide the title sponsorship role for all CPL's worldwide computer games tournaments and will be a primary sponsor of the CPL Winter 2006 Championships, taking place December 13–17, 2006 in Dallas, Texas. The sponsorship demonstrates ATI’s long-standing commitment to support the computer gaming community.

“We are very excited that ATI has joined us as a lead sponsor,” said Angel Munoz, Founder and President of the CPL. “ATI’s support will assist us in expanding our league’s presence at a global scale, and we’re thrilled that they have selected us to showcase their newest cutting-edge graphics technologies.”

The CPL is a major force in the transformation of computer games competitions into a professional sport. The CPL's Winter 2006 Championships will be the premier computer gaming competition in North America and is a favorite of professional gamers worldwide.

"Becoming title sponsor of the CPL demonstrates our strong support of professional computer games and the world-class players set to compete in the CPL tournaments,” said Matt Skynner, Vice President of Corporate Marketing, ATI Technologies Inc. “ATI provides unparalleled 3D graphics performance in the most powerful computer gaming systems, and we look forward to helping take the CPL Winter 2006 Championships to the next level.”