Canada's cyber-elite converge at La Ronde for 2008 WCG Canadian
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
- 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, firstname.lastname@example.org