EMS V ET: Lanfinals on CIC7
The Enemy Territory grandfinal of the ESL Major Series Season V will be held offline at the Crossfire Intel Challenge 7 in Enschede, Netherlands. The Crossfire.nu community is a league partner of the EU ET section and is the gathering point for many gamers.
We are proud to announce that the Enemy Territory Grandfinal of the ESL Major Series V will be hosted on a LAN event. fintastic five and Team Decerto ET will travel to Enschede and try to take the victory home. The exact date and time of the match will be published at a later point once the exact schedule is known.
We will introduce this final with a great precoverage containing interviews, predictions, statements staticstics and what not. Pictures and video footage of the event will be available as soon as possible once the match has been finished!
What is the Crossfire Challenge?
The Crossfire Challenge is a periodic LAN event hosted by the Crossfire.nu community. At its seventh incarnation the sites headman 4072431 was able to win INTEL as mainsponsor. Since a few years the event is hosted at the WZZRD gaming cafe in Enschede, Netherlands. At this event ESL games like Call of Duty 4, Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory and Quake Live will be played.
A total of 82 teams and 32 QL players attend this event. This makes a total of more than 400 players faceing each other in Enschede from 5th to 7th March 2010.
This time 15.600€ wait to be won in cash and hardware prizes and the ESL Crew will be live on site to cover the event and the EMS grandfinal!
How to get there?
The most convenient and cost effective option to get to the WZZRD Gaming center in Enschede for international travelers is to fly into Amsterdam Schipol Airport and take the intercity train from the airport, direct to Enschede. This journey takes approximately 2 hours (although it has been known to take 3 on a bad day). The airport is connected to the main national train service, and you can find alternative routes via train here. You want to travel to Enschede D not Enschede (Enschede D is the first stop, Enschede is after). Alternatively you can travel to Bremen airport in Germany and then across the border to Holland, this route has been known to be cheaper for Scandinavian travellers. Other airports you can consider travelling to are Eindhoven & Berlin. Its street address for your GPS is WZZRD Cinestar Colosseum 60 7521 PT Enschede.
Where to stay?
Crossfire.nu listed the most reasonable hotels and accomondations around the lan site in this post.
TEK9 have also set up a special CIC7 Travel Guide. Make sure to read them if you want to visit the event.
We wish all players and spectators much fun.
eiM, Tuesday, 23/02/10 10:39
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