Media Alert - Cyber Games return to Montreal



    
    Canada's cyber-elite converge at La Ronde for 2008 WCG Canadian
    Championship
    

    MONTREAL, Aug. 27 /CNW/ - Buckle your seatbelts, tune your guitars and
tie on your black belts, ladies and gentlemen! This Labour Day weekend, the
World Cyber Games (WCG) Canadian Championship returns to Montreal - the very
hub of Canada's digital entertainment industry. For the first time since 2006,
this three-day event will go down at La Ronde Six Flags Park, located on
Montreal's Ile Sainte-Hélène. Gamers from across the country will be vying for
valuable prizes and the chance to represent Team Canada at the World Cyber
Games 2008 Grand Final this November in Cologne, Germany.
    Don't miss the chance to catch some of this year's thrilling highlights:

    
    -   Quebec's own Manon Desbiens, a WCG newcomer who will be vying for the
        honour of becoming the first WCG Canada Guitar Hero III champion
    -   Also looking to reign over XBOX 360's Guitar Hero III is Rachel Kuta
        from Vancouver - watch these two fearless females battle for
        supremacy!
    -   WarCraft III veterans Martin Sanfacon (2007) and Jonathan Garneau
        (2006) go head to head to win this year's title.
    -   Team EG's new roster of gamers, including CGS pro-gamer Garrett
        Bambrough, who will be defending their reign over CounterStrike 1.6

    Since 2000, World Cyber Games has been the world's biggest gaming
competition and festival, attracting more than 800 competitors from
approximately 70 countries. Dubbed the "Olympics of computer gaming," World
Cyber Games brings the world's top players together to compete for cash prizes
and global recognition.

    What:     World Cyber Games 2008 Canadian Championship

    When:     August 30 - September 1, 2008

    Where:    La Ronde Six Flags Park, Ile Sainte-Hélène (QC)
    

    Visit www.worldcybergames.ca for more details.





For further information:

For further information: to arrange for an interview or to RSVP to the
event, please contact: Shannon Morton, APEX Public Relations, (416) 924-4442
ext. 253, smorton@apexpr.com

Organization Profile

Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.

More on this organization


Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890