The cyber game is on, guys and girls!



    The nation's best gamers gather in Toronto for the 2007 WCG Canadian
    Championship

    TORONTO, Aug. 23 /CNW/ - This weekend, Toronto will be playing host to
Canada's top gaming talent as more than 200 participants converge in the heart
of the city for the 2007 World Cyber Games Canadian Championship. Gamers from
across the country will be vying for valuable prizes and the chance to
represent Team Canada at the World Cyber Games 2007 Grand Final this October
in Seattle, Washington.

    
    Don't miss some of this year's exciting highlights, including:

    -   WCG World Champion Ryan Ward of Edmonton, who will be defending his
        title playing Dead or Alive 4 for Xbox 360
    -   WCG National Champion Nick "Testie" Perentesis, who will attempt to
        capture the gold medal in Starcraft: Brood War for PC for the fourth
        year in a row
    -   Elaine "Lainey" Kim of Toronto, who will be playing Half-Life:
        Counter Strike 1.6 with Team Invincible - who says gaming is just for
        guys?
    -   An open tournament in which up-and-comers can prove their gaming
        skills playing Need for Speed: Carbon for PC on Friday, August 24.
        The winner will receive a free trip to the WCG Grand Final in
        Seattle, Washington
    

    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:     2007 World Cyber Games Canadian Championship

    When:     August 24 - August 26, 2007

    Where:    Fan Expo, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON

    Visit www.worldcybergames.ca for more details.
    





For further information:

For further information: For additional 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


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