Media Advisory - Pro Gamers battle it out at the World Series of Video Games Presented by Intel, August 24-26



    TORONTO, Aug. 23 /CNW/ - The World Series of Video Games (WSVG) Presented
by Intel is making its first-ever stop on Canadian soil at Fan Expo Canada at
the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Hall, August 24-26, 2007.

    
    What:  The WSVG is the largest video game tournament to ever come to
           Canada. Gamers from around the world will be battling it out for
           more than US $70,000 in cash prizes.

           Doug Cooper, country manager for Intel of Canada and Matthew
           Ringel, commissioner of the World Series of Video Games will be on
           hand to speak to media about the WSVG and the exploding popularity
           of video games in Canada and around the world.

           Also available for interviews will be members of Team EG (Evil
           Geniuses) who represent some of the best gamers in Canada
           sponsored by Intel. Members of Team EG can discuss what it's like
           to be a professional gamer and provide tips and tricks on some of
           the latest video games.

           Intel will also be hosting an exhibit area where gamers and media
           can try out the latest PC's designed specifically for gaming with
           Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Extreme processors. They can also get behind
           the wheel of a replica Formula 1 racing simulator.

    When:  Interviews with Intel, WSVG and Team EG members
           Friday, August 24, 2007
           2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    Who:   Doug Cooper, country manager for Intel of Canada
           Mathew Ringel, commissioner of the World Series of Video Games
           Members of Team EG (Evil Geniuses)

    Where: World Series of Video Games at Fan Expo Canada
           Metro Toronto Convention Centre
           255 Front Street West
           Toronto, ON
    





For further information:

For further information: Please note that media accreditation will be
required to attend the event. To receive your accreditation and to request an
interview, please contact: Mary Warner, Hill & Knowlton for Intel, (p) (416)
413-1218 ext. 4510, Mary.warner@hillandknowlton.ca; Suzanne Hicks, Hill &
Knowlton for Intel, (p) (416) 413-4647, Suzanne.hicks@hillandknowlton.ca

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