Following FIFA 11 and Tekken 6 finals held at Eurogamer Expo, 8 finalists have won their way through to European and World events
London, UK, September 28th, 2011– Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd having recently announced its sponsorship of the World Cyber Games (WCG), is pleased to announce the UK winners of the FIFA 11 PC gaming tournament and Tekken 6 console gaming tournament of the WCG. Samsung invited all gamers to take part in the WCG UK tournaments at Eurogamer Expo, 22nd-25th September at Earls Court, London.
Competitors battled through the qualifying rounds on a packed Samsung stand at Eurogamer Expo. In the PC final of FIFA 11, played on the Samsung TA950 computer monitor, Adam Winster from Preston was victorious in the final playing as Inter. Cristina Wong took the Tekken 6 console tournament title in true girl power style using character, Julia Chang’s, Kung-Fu moves to full effect. Both scooped a Galaxy S II and will be heading to the European event held in Warsaw, Poland from 6th–9th October. Team UK will then go on to the World Finals held in Korea in December to battle it out for the WCG 2011 Champions title.
The winners at Eurogamer Expo join the winners of the PC tournaments held at the Insomnia 43 Gaming Festival, which ran from 26th-29th August at the International Centre, Telford. The full WCG UK team is:
Mark Dennett, Ben Farrimond, Joseph Hill, Scott Musgrove, Iain Sully - League of Legends Champion
Samayan Kay - StarCraft? II: Wings of Liberty™ Champion
Adam Winster - FIFA 11 Champion
Cristina Wong - Tekken 6 Champion
Samsung has a number of products that offer an enriched gaming experience: The 7 and 8 Series televisions, which deliver outstanding 2D and 3D pictures; The Series 7 Gamer notebook; The Series 7 and 9 computer monitors, which combine cutting-edge design, 3D gaming and HDTV; Mobile devices such as the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Galaxy SII.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2010 consolidated sales of US$135.8 billion. Employing approximately 190,500 people in 206 offices across 68 countries, the company consists of nine independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Memory, System LSI and LCD. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, semiconductor chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com