Pro Gamer Fatal1ty to Showcase skills at CES

by: Dan -
More On: CES 2008
Championship Gaming Series commentator and spokesperson Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel will be taking on Fans in shoot-outs at the Creative Labs booth at CES. Those lucky enough to challenge Fatal1ty will get pounded at Quake 4. Also joining him in hosting fan shoot-outs will be CGS members Yazan “clowN” Ammari of San Francisco Optx competing in Counter-Strike and Felipe “KreeganBG” Stoyne of Los Angeles compLexity playing FIFA. I expect Chuck or Ben to take a shot at these guys to shwocase their "sills". See the media advisory for full details:


WHAT: Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel, the world’s most successful pro gamer and official commentator and global spokesperson of the Championship Gaming Series (CGS) will be at CES to meet with fans and media as well as to demonstrate firsthand what makes him “the Michael Jordan of competitive gaming.” Fatal1ty will be in the Creative Labs booth (Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall #30642) where he will participate in scheduled shoot-out exhibitions in which fans can test their skills against him.

Fatal1ty will be joined in the Creative Labs booth by CGS pro gaming stars Yazan “clowN” Ammari of San Francisco Optx competing in Counter-Strike and Felipe “KreeganBG” Stoyne of Los Angeles compLexity playing FIFA. Both clowN and Kreegan will host fan shoot-outs as well.

And for those interested in meeting with the brains of the operation, CGS Commissioner and CEO Andy Reif will also be stationed in the Creative Labs booth and available for meetings.

WHERE: 2008 International CES
Creative Labs Booth (#30642) at the Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall
WHEN: January 7th, 2008 - January 9th, 2008

Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, the Championship Gaming Series™ (CGS) is the only worldwide professional video gaming league. Launched in 2007, and a joint venture between BSkyB, DIRECTV and STAR, CGS features teams of the world's best gamers from North America, Latin America, the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. The league distributes entertainment content to more than 350 million viewers worldwide via DIRECTV in North America and Latin America, BSkyB in the UK, and STAR in Asia and Australia. CGS sponsors include Mountain Dew, Dell XPS, Xbox 360 and Creative Labs.

In 1999 Johnathan 'Fatal1ty' Wendel began his journey as the world's first full time professional video gamer. Fatal1ty built his legend over the next 7 years by winning or placing top three in almost every tournament he contested. He has now turned his focus and determination to help make professional video gaming an established sport. Johnathan has joined forces with Championship Gaming Series as exclusive commentator, global spokesperson and advisor to help take video gaming to the next level. Prior to joining Championship Gaming Series in January 2007, Johnathan had already won 12 Major Championships, accomplished while competing in 5 different games - an unprecedented achievement. Fatal1ty has placed 1st in 65% of all competitions he has entered and top 3 in 90% of them. For additional information about Fatal1ty please visit
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