I have been archiving some photos from the golden era of Quake II tournaments in Russia and Ukraine:
Quake Crimea Ukraine: The Dark Zone.
“Challenger” Quake Festival: Crimea, Ukraine — July 25 – August 5, 1999.
Formosa Island Internet Cafe: Moscow, Russia — Quake II Open Championship, January 25 – 30, 1999.
QUAKE.CRIS.NET: The Opening of the First Quake Server in Crimea, by Andrey Nikolaev, Dmitry Oparin, Maxim Shvets, Sergey Starosek, and Alex Tkachev aka Douncan — August 18, 1998.
Formosa Island Internet Cafe: Moscow, Russia — Championship Chronicle… 1998, 1999, 2000.
Quake-on-Amur: Khabarovsk, Russia — First Open Khabarovsk Quake II Championship, Custom Maps, and Poetry, 1999.
Hellraisers: The Dnepropetrovsk Clan of Multiplayer Games — Photos from Tournaments with Our Faces… 2001, 2002.
Nobody is Perfect: Historical Monograph, by nip.PiToN — The history of the NiP clan and Russian Quake II, partially :).
Bad Quake Clan: Quake Humor from Ukraine — Qumor… 1999.
Ass Kickers Team: Quake Humor from Russia — Quake Life and Funny Pictures… Since May 1999.