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Battle of the Brits! The best computer gamers in Britain compete for£30,000

Second ESL Pro Series UK Finals in London

London, June 19th, 2009 - The second season of the Electronic Sports League in UK, the ESL Pro Series, reaches its conclusion with Finals in London. The UK's best gamers in the disciplines Counter-Strike: Source, Call of Duty 4, Quake 3 and Trackmania Nations Forever will compete on Saturday the 4th of July 2009 for the championship title and a total prize money of?30,000. The event takes place at the Congress Centre in the heart of London's West End.

Twelve Counter-Strike: Source teams, Twelve Call of Duty 4 teams and twelve players each in the disciplines Trackmania Nations Forever and Quake 3 have been competing for the past four months to decide who is the best team in electronic sports (eSports) in the UK. The finals will be the proving ground to determine the next British eSports champions.

"We are proud to be able to announce the second ESL Pro Series Finals in UK", says Ibrahim Mazari (34), spokesperson of the league operator Turtle Entertainment. "The success of the second season lets us look forward to establish more professional eSports in the UK."

The show will feature live commentary and interviews and the breaks in between the matches will be sweetened with onsite entertainment, numerous raffles and give-aways by the ESL and its partners such as Intel?. The finals will be broadcasted live by the IPTV channel ESL TV available at: http://tv.esl.eu

More information regarding the ESL Pro Series UK Season 2 Finals is available at: http://www.esl.eu/uk/pro-series/news/71696/UK-Pro-Series-finals-announced

General information about the ESL and eSports: www.esl.eu/uk&www.turtle-entertainment.com

** ESL Pro Series Finals in London: **

When:

Saturday, July the 4th, 2009, 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Where:

Congress Centre, 28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS

www.congresscentre.co.uk

Entrance over 15 only

Entrance Fee:

?2

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