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StarCraft II legend GamaniaSen clutches 3rd place at 2011 BlizzCon

Special autographed T-shirt giveaway announced on GAMABEARS Facebook page!

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The“Taiwan Zerg King” GamaniaSen (previously known as fnatic_sen), currently playing StarCraft II for the GAMABEARS, finished in 3rd place at the 2011 Battle.net Invitationals at the 2011 BlizzCon event that was held on October 21-22 in Anaheim, California, putting his nation and his team on the world map of StarCraft-II and e-Sports.

To thank his fans for their support, Sen is giving away a limited edition GAMABEARS T-shirt signed by famous SC-II players who attended BlizzCon. The give-away takes place on the GAMABEARS official Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/gamabears.fans

Thousands of fans either woke early or stayed up late to watch GamaniaSen play in the SC-II tournament at BlizzCon, as he made a great comeback in the consolation bracket after an unprecedented loss in the second round. GamaniaSen revived to the grand final as winner of the consolation bracket, and finished after Korean SC-II star players IMMVP and IMNesTea, to win third place and $10,000USD. Coincidentally, Sen and the other finalists took a photo together when they ran into each other prior to BlizzCon. When the picture surfaced online, fans on international forums predicted the three to be the final winning line-up.

Sen’s final results at BlizzCon immediately made headline news on leading gaming websites in Taiwan as well as global SC-II forums, and some have coined him as the‘Taiwan Pride’ of e-Sports.

“This is the best score I’ve gotten yet in this tournament, as I finished in 8th place last year, so I am very glad to finish in third place!” said Sen.“I hope I will do better in more international tournaments coming soon, such as DreamHack in late November, and the World Cyber Games this December. My career goal is to win the championship at one of these international tournaments someday soon.”

Word has it that Sen is also on a roll to win the division title in the North American Starcraft League (NASL) Season 2 prelims; he is currently two wins away from claiming a seat to the (NASL) grand finals.

Sen humbly credited his triumph at BlizzCon to his e-Sports team, the GAMABEARS, for setting regular practice times, which allowed him more time to fine-tune his gaming skills than before.“More time to practice, about 5-10 hours a day, and also competing with other SC-II players in the Taiwan e-Sports League, as well as a little bit of luck, have helped me to win the third place title this time,” Sen said.

“Especially when I played two times against (Swedish Protoss player) NaNiwa, I was a little disappointed in myself when I lost the first time, but I told myself that it was only one match, and recovered quickly so I was in full throttle mode during the consolation bracket.” Sen added that when he faced NaNiwa again in the final round of the consolation bracket, he felt Lady Luck smiling down on him, and that when he felt he was sure to win, he even had his unit do a victory dance for self-amusement.

Sen remarked,“I am the top SC-II player in Taiwan now, but I hope that my performance this time has inspired other players in my country, and that they will improve quickly so they can join me in some international games, and we can show the world that Taiwan is also very strong in e-Sports.”

To thank his fans from all over the world for their support, Sen is holding a special giveaway on his e-Sports team’s official Facebook page! By clicking‘like’ on https://www.facebook.com/gamabears.fans and leaving a comment in 140 words on what you think is the best way to describe Sen, and you may be the lucky winner of a GAMABEARS T-shirt autographed by the star players of 2011 BlizzCon---IMMVP?IMNestea?GamaniaSen?MMA?NaNiwa?SeleCT?Sheth?Loner, and commentators Artosis and Day9! The event lasts to Nov. 4 05:00 AM CET (12:00 Taipei standard time), and Sen will pick out the winner himself! Find out more on https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=120199474755029

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Editors notes:

Gamania Digital Entertainment Co. Ltd.

Gamania is a major online game and digital entertainment corporation with its headquarters located in Taipei, Taiwan. It is the very first Taiwanese online game brand to expand globally, now with overseas branch offices publishing and developing digital entertainment content in Taiwan, China, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, the United States and Europe.

With its core-business being online gaming, Gamania aims to become the leading digital entertainment brand on a global level and is dedicated to provide diversified digital entertainment product to players across the world.


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