World Cyber Games India , the organizer of the premier international video game competition in India, will participate in the WCG 2009 Asian
Championship for the fourth year running in Singapore. The WCG 2009 Asian Championship will be held on July 4 and 5, 2009 concurrently with the Singapore National Finals which begins on July 3.
The WCG 2009 Asian Championship is a by-invitation-only tournament for 112 WCG 2008 or 2009 National Final champions in 14 countries across Asia. The countries include Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Bangladesh, Vietnam, India, China, Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Korea, Japan, Chinese Taipei and host city Singapore.
”The WCG 2009 Asian Championship has quickly become one of the biggest gaming events in Asia. It is designed to promote eSports in Asia and we look for this year’s event to be one with strong competition and fair play,” said Hyoung-Seok Kim, CEO of World Cyber Games. ”We look forward to meet not only
hardcore gamers but also casual gamers to compete and enjoy this pan-Asian tournament.”
‘Indiagames Ltd, the Strategic Partner to WCG in India since 2002 firmly believes that The World Cyber Games and the Asian Championship provide an excellent platform to the young gamers from India to compete in an international scenario. The growing popularity for cyber sports in our country indicates that
soon they will be huge like any other mainstream sports, said Vishal Gondal, Founder and CEO Indiagames Ltd.
WCG presents a gaming competition that is acutely aware of the pulse of the gaming community and offers unparalleled competitiveness on the most sought after games. The selected gamers will represent their country and compete in some of the most popular games namely, DOTA All Stars (PC), FIFA Soccer
2009 (PC) and Guitar Hero World Tour (Xbox360).
Visitors to the WCG 2009 Asian Championship this year can look forward to a showcase of the highest level of gaming products and numerous activities offered by partners Samsung, Dell and Intel that will entertain them in between the heated tournament competition.