Participants of the first Global Challenge in Leipzig
The third Intel Extreme Masters is about to start: the Kick-Off will be held at the world's biggest games trade fair: the Games Convention in Leipzig. From 21st until 24th of August, 12 WoW-Teams will compete for 30,000USD and 2 Global Finals slots for their continent. Today we proudly present the 12 best teams in the world, which will participate at the first Global Challenge in Germany. It will be an amazing and thrilling kick-off.
We are really proud to welcome 12 of the best teams in the world. Among other top teams, Pandemic, the Winner of the Intel Extreme Masters Global Challenge Dreamhack, mTw, the best team in the world according to online rating and x6tence, second at Blizzard WWI '08, will come to Germany. Furthermore the world famous player Hafu, first woman to win a major WoW tournament, will also participate with her team fnatic. This event will be a Thriller.
All teams will be playing in Leipzig on highest performing Intel Extreme Processors on Alienware Area-51® Systems from Dell's Gaming group. Get a closer look at the official tournament PC and the official tournament Laptop.
Intel Extreme Masters IIIIn the third season the world's best players will meet in the Intel® Extreme Masters to determine the best one of the cream of the crop. In Counter-Strike 1.6 (5on5) and World of Warcraft (3on3) the best teams will play for a total prize money of 750,000 USD. In this season we will hold nine major events in North America, Asia and Europe before the season reaches it's climax at the World Finals at CeBIT in March 2009.
pennY, Tuesday, 19/08/08 14:15
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