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MatchBox360 XL– Finish the Fight in 2007!

Event: MatchBox360 XL

Date: 17th and 18th November 2007

Venue: NEC Toute Suite, Birmingham

Finish the fight in 2007 as MatchBox360 XL proudly presents the largest dedicated Xbox 360 eSports tournaments in the UK and Europe!

Further to the overwhelming success of the first 2 events with sell out crowds of over 300 gamers, the third instalment of MatchBox360 XL will take place at the Birmingham National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Toute Suite on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th of November.

With cash prizes worth over?6000, MatchBox360 XL continues to set the standard for competitive console tournaments with 72 Xbox 360s hosting the very best in console gaming including the most anticipated game of the year...Halo 3!

MatchBox360 XL will feature competitive tournaments and freeplay on a selection of the most popular Xbox 360 titles including:

Halo 3 - FFA and 4v4

Gears of War - 4v4 Execution

Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 - Champions league

Forza 2 - Grand Prix

Call of Duty 4

Project Gotham Racing 4


MatchBox360 XL is being organised by event manager Chris Barnes and new business partner Graham Hoffman:

"We have been overwhelmed by the support and feedback MatchBox360 XL has received for our first 2 events. With the forthcoming release of Halo3, it is a very exciting time for the gaming community and we look forward to pushing the boundaries further with regular MatchBox360 XL tournaments throughout the 2008 season. The heart of MatchBox360 XL is the community and we aim to build upon the success of our previous events and provide the best Xbox 360 LAN experience for UK and European gamers." - Chris Barnes

Having attended the previous MatchBox360 XL eSports tournaments, The Official Xbox Magazine 360 will again be showing their support for the gaming community:

"OXM can't wait for the next MatchBox360 XL. The first two events brought together some of the UK's best gamers and this one promises to be the biggest and best yet."– Ben Talbot (OXM360 Community Editor)

Whether you’re a competitor or spectator, MatchBox360 XL provides the perfect opportunity for the Xbox Live community to meet, compete and socialise all under one roof for a marathon weekend of gaming.

Admission tickets and tournament entry fees will be available from the online MatchBox360 XL Ticket Office on Monday 1st October.

Are you ready to XL and finish the fight in 2007?

** Unique showcase opportunities and event sponsorship is currently available. Please contact us for further information. **


Chris Barnes

MatchBox360 XL Event Manager

Tel: +44 (0) 7977 070 596

E-mail: konspiracy@matchbox360.co.uk

About MatchBox360

MatchBox360: http://www.matchbox360.co.uk

XL Gaming: http://www.xlgaming.co.uk

MatchBox360 XL Ticket Office: http://tickets.matchbox360.co.uk

MatchBox360.co.uk is one of the fastest growing Xbox Live communities in the United Kingdom. A focused events site and XCN member, MatchBox360 revolves around its thriving forum community, and boasts an impressive membership of gamers of varying ages, gender and skill. MatchBox360 XL is the premier console eSports tournament in the UK and sets the standard for competitive console LAN events for the European gaming community.

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