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Coverage: WCG'08
World Cyber Games Finals is Over (136 comments)
Posted by Nicky @ 12:41 CST, 9 November 2008 - iMsg
Scheduled: 06:00 CST, 6 November 2008 to 12:00 CST, 9 November 2008
Schedule: Passed

WCG World Cyber Games Finals in Germany Cologne, Germany is now over. Single elimination match results can be found on page 1 through to 14 of this news item.

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Edited by Nicky at 13:02 CST, 9 November 2008 - 44994 Hits
WCG NL results (27 comments)
Posted by Ins0mnia @ 14:39 CDT, 28 September 2008 - iMsg
Yesterday in the Theater Factory, Amsterdam the Dutch World Cyber Games Qualifiers finals has been played. This during the Firstlook game exhibition. The results are known and these people will go to Germany to fight for the honor and of course the big bucks.

All the games has been played except for Counter-Strike, this because DCC-Gaming didn't show up for the ECG. So Blammo (the host of WCG NL) decided not to hold a CS 1.6 qualifier this year.

Edited by Ins0mnia at 15:21 CDT, 28 September 2008 - 11636 Hits
WCG Admin Talks Drug Use in E-Sports (56 comments)
Posted by lolograde @ 08:53 CDT, 28 August 2008 - iMsg has an interesting interview with the Australian tournament admin for the WCG on the topic of drug use in E-Sports.

"In one WCG, a player I knew took amphetamines an hour before his match to boost his reflexes. His team ended up losing the match, although it certainly had an impact - his performance helped his team to win one map out of three - it kind of hits home that only the really talented will come out on top in the end."
The rest of the interview can be viewed here
Edited by Nicky at 01:55 CDT, 29 August 2008 - 18185 Hits
WCG08 UK Online Qualifiers (40 comments)
Posted by Boffbowsh @ 05:32 CDT, 10 June 2008 - iMsg
Register now for WCG WCG08 Online Qualifiers

The search is on to find the best players and teams in the United Kingdom UK in the games selected for this year’s World Cyber Games. The WCG08 Grand Final is to be held in Cologne, Germany Germany in November this year and games include: AoE3 Age of Empires, CnC3 C&C, fifa08 FIFA, guitar Guitar Hero, cs CS1.6, Halo3 Halo, EA NFS, PGR3 PGR, StarCraft StarCraft, VF5 Virtua Fighter and wc3_1 Warcraft III.

Before you can be crowned World Champion you need to qualify. Registrations are currently open for a series of online qualifiers as part of this search and you’ll need to signup if you want to stand the best chance of being selected. Matches will be played throughout June and July and if you do well in the online qualifiers you will be invited to the National Final at mfestival M Festival in August, where the best of the best will battle it out on a high-speed LAN to decide who will be representing the UK in 2008!

Do you have what it takes? Registrations close at 6:00pm on Monday 16th June, so what are you waiting for? Head on over to the signups and register

United Kingdom WCG Official UK WCG Website
mfestival M Festival, National Final host
WCG International WCG Website
Edited by Badb0y at 17:48 CDT, 10 June 2008 - 15895 Hits
WCG Spain 2008 (7 comments)
Posted by tzz @ 13:35 CDT, 4 June 2008 - iMsg
Extreme Gaming Arena, XGA, has announced today it has secured the contract with ICM2K to organize the qualifiers and national finals for the World Cyber Games 2008 in Spain.

The Spanish representation in Cologne will be composed of 11 players from 6 different games:
· 1 Counter-Strike team (5 players)
· 2 FIFA 08 players
· 1 Guitar Hero III player
· 1 Project Gotham Racing 4 player
· 1 Warcraft III player
· 1 Virtua Fighter 5 player

Qualifier structure

There are three ways of qualifying for the national finals:
1 - Online qualifiers (held by ONO Arena): Counter-Strike, FIFA 08 and Warcraft III during June, July and August
2 - LAN qualifier: all games
Madrid, first half of September
3 - qualifier (teams). FIFA 08, Warcraft III, PGR4, Guitar Hero III, Virtua Fighter 5

Finally, the national finals will be held in Madrid during the first half of September.

More information about World Cyber Games 2008 at
More information about the Spanish qualifiers and national finals at
Edited by tzz at 13:36 CDT, 4 June 2008 - 6123 Hits
WCG Ireland Announced (17 comments)
Posted by sabre0001 @ 17:46 CDT, 12 May 2008 - iMsg
Scheduled: 03:00 CDT, 6 September 2008 to 13:00 CDT, 7 September 2008
Schedule: Passed

After much deliberation, details of the Ireland Irish World Cyber Games qualifiers have been announced. The event will take place on September 6th and 7th in The Digital Hub, Dublin.

The games that will feature as qualifiers for this years WCG WCG event are:

Halo 3 (xBox 360) - 4 man team
PGR 4 (xBox 360) - Individual
Fifa 08 (PC) - Individual
WC 3 (PC) - Individual

In addition to this, there will be other competitions (including Call of Duty 4 and Counter Strike: Source) run at the event and trade stands will be featured. More details will be announced closer to the event.
Edited by Badb0y at 11:24 CDT, 18 May 2008 - 13664 Hits
WCG 2008 Grand Final (60 comments)
Posted by Ins0mnia @ 11:58 CDT, 13 March 2007 - iMsg
Scheduled: 11:00 CST, 5 November 2008 to 11:00 CST, 8 November 2008
Schedule: Passed

Last week we reported on the rumour that the World Cyber Games 2008 wasn't going to be held in Germany Germany. However, the World Cyber Games organisation announced that it will be in Germany after all. Germany Cologne won the race to be the Host City for 2008 against six other applicants from China Beijing, China Shanghai, Korea (Republic of) Busan, Korea (Republic of) Daegu, Sweden Stockholm and Mexico Cancun.

The World Cyber Games 2008 Grand Final is scheduled for the 5th til the 8th of November in 2008 in the "Cologne Messe".

Thanks to wNv Gaming for translating it from the original announcement on the German WCG site.
Edited by Nicky at 17:03 CST, 5 November 2008 - 85638 Hits
World Cyber Games 2008 *update* (35 comments)
Posted by Ins0mnia @ 16:53 CST, 8 March 2007 - iMsg
Update ::
The official announcement has been cancelled over on with no explanation as to why.

According to SK-Gaming news crew, in 2008 we can expect a World Cyber Games in Europe again.

The 2008 WCG event is scheduled for 5th to 8th November in Cologne, Germany Germany. The official contract will be signed in a press conference on 13th March 2007, where the president and CEO of the International Cyber Marketing (ICM), Hyoung Seok Kim and the mayor of Cologne, Fritz Schramma takes part.

Cologne Isn't really unknown for the gamers, since quite a few events has been taken place there already. Like ESL WC3L Grand Finals, finals and CPL Europe.

This year the World Cyber Games will be held in Seattle, United States of America USA between 4th-7th October 2007.
Edited by Nicky at 04:27 CST, 26 December 2007 - 13994 Hits
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