The dates for the World Cyber Games 2009
Grand Final have been announced. The WCG National Championship is scheduled to run through October, and began in March of this year, and the Grand Final is scheduled to begin November 11-15th. Check out the WCG main site
for more info on dates, what WCG is all about, and it's history.
THE WORLD CYBER GAMES 2009 GRAND FINAL ANNOUNCES KEY DATES AS THE 2009
GRAND FINAL IS 100 DAYS AWAY
The WCG National Finals in NYC are the Next Stop to Reaching
Chengdu, China this November
New York, NY. August 4, 2009 - With just under 100 days remaining
until the World Cyber Games (WCG) Grand Final kicks-off in Chengdu,
China, the WCG has announced key dates leading up to the showcase
event for the world's largest and most inclusive international
computer and videogame festival. This year, over 700 of the world's
top eSports players from more than 70 countries are expected to
represent their countries and battle it out for honor and glory at the
Grand Final, known as the Olympics of gaming.
The road to the exciting and intensely competitive five-day journey
that will determine the best eSports players in the world kicks into
high gear as all participating Grand Final countries conduct their
National Final. Included amongst them will be TEAM USA, who won the
overall tournament in 2007 and finished third last year. The U.S. will
determine its team for the 12 official WCG titles at the National
Finals held in conjunction with the New York Anime Festival on
September 25-27. Anyone who wants to participate in the USA WCG
National Final this year still has time to qualify by visiting
www.WCG.com/USA to register for the WCG Online Tournaments to qualify
for your shot at TEAM USA.
Fans can follow all of the action for the U.S. National Final, and all
other National Finals, by logging onto www.WCG.com. Additionally, if
they log on in September, they can watch live as the WCG unveils the
group drawings. During the live event, fans can find out the match-ups
for the Grand Final.
In October, online press registration will be open during October for
all media interested in attending the event. Media members can save
time by obtaining their press pass on-site directly during the event,
guaranteeing admission to all WCG 2009 Grand Final events.