WGT National Finals Full Coverage
After successful rounds of preliminaries at SMU and Ngee Ann Poly which took place last month, the gamers who qualify from the universities, polytechnics, junior colleges and secondary schools are set to meet in the WGT National Finals taking place current at Funan DigitaLife Mall from 4th to 10th September 2006. Certainly the first 5 days at Funan DigitaLife Mall are open preliminaries and has attracted top gamers in Singapore to participate.
World GameMaster Tournament (WGT), one of the world’s largest
gaming competitions in 2006 is proud to announce its selection of Asus as its
official gaming hardware provider and Intel, ATI and Kingston as its official
computing platform, video acceleration platform and memory providers
respectively. For the first time in the history of gaming, the elite gamers
could finally battle it out on the best hardware solutions from Asus, Intel, ATI
and Kingston through some of the hottest games: Counter Strike 1.6, DOTA All
Stars and Warcraft III: Frozen Throne.
After successful rounds of preliminaries at SMU and Ngee Ann Poly which took
place last month, the gamers who qualify from the universities, polytechnics,
junior colleges and secondary schools are set to meet in the WGT National Finals
taking place current at Funan DigitaLife Mall from 4th to 10th September 2006.
Certainly the first 5 days at Funan DigitaLife Mall are open preliminaries and
has attracted top gamers in Singapore to participate. Familiar names from the CS
side who took part are Team Titans, XqR, RSyndrome, xcn.id while familiar names
from the WC3 side are gosubay, Abuse, SoLaR and not forgetting Nightmare from
the DOTA side. The finalists from the open preliminaries will compete in the
National Finals taking place this weekend along with the seeded gamers from the
varsities and institutions.
The WGT open ceremony on Monday was attended by key medias such
as Digitalife, Today, PC Mag as well as special guests from Intel Singapore. Not
forgetting, there are attractive prizes such Intel Core 2 Duo processor and
sleek looking ASUS PW191 19″ LCD monitor to be won specially for the media.
Joseph Hoo, the Country Manager of ASUS giving the opening
Patrick, Country Manager of Intel Singapore is excited about
being the worldwide sponsor for WGT
WGT Singapore is officially opened
There are some real cool looking demo rigs at the ASUS booth all
powered by Intel Core 2 Extreme X6800 processors! Certainly one of which is VR-Zone
very own extreme cooling system which clocked the X6800 to over 4GHz. Catch the
newly launched P5W64 WS Professional boards there too.
Members of the public are welcome to get their hands on the
system and experience the smoothness of the game play. Oh yes, we will be
organizing a nice side competition with the Pro Evolution Soccer on Sep 9th
Saturday from 12 to 7pm and the gamer with the most wins will walk away with
$ 100 cash and a ASUS X1300 graphics card!
PES5 1v1 Rules:
You have to re-signup each time you gets knocked out)
Team Selection – Club
Difficulty – 5 stars
Match Length – 10 Mins
Players Condition – Random
Season – Summer
Weather – Fine
Subs – 3
Referee – random
ET – Golden Goal
PK – Yes
The sleek looking WGT systems are up for grab after the
competition ended this weekend for just $ 1999. However, you can place a
to reserve before they are all gone. I simply love the ASUS PG191 LCD monitors
which are not available in Singapore yet.