For the first time in its six years history Intel Extreme Masters will move to South America. With Fenix from Peru and compLexity from Brasil being reigning American Champions in StarCraft II and Counter-Strike 1.6, South America has proven a distinctive and competetive eSports culture.
The Campus Party Brasil will be the host of the Global Challenge Sao Paulo in early 2012. From 6th to 12th of February 16 of the world's best StarCraft II players will compete for $21,000 and two World Championship slots.
Campus Party is recognized as the biggest electronic entertainment event on-line in the world. An annual event that brings together thousands of participants with their computers from all over the world in order to share their concerns and experiences and carry out a whole range of different activities related to computers, communications and new technologies. In 2008, Campus Party went international and at the moment, has annual editions in Sao Paulo (Brazil), Bogotá (Colombia), Valencia (Spain) and Mexico City (Mexico).
Intel Extreme Masters Global Challenge Sao Paulo Dates: February 6th - 12th 2012 Prize Pool: $21,000 Games: StarCraft II Venue: Campus Party Brasil, Anhembi Parque City: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Stay tuned, as we will announce the first qualifiers very soon.