From 15th to 18th of March 2007, the finals of the first Extreme Masters season will take place at the world's biggest IT trade fair CeBIT in Hannover, Germany. The best European teams and players will join in a spectacular final tournament, fighting for 160,000 Euro ($205,000) in prize money. With the full support of Intel, you can expect the most exciting All-European eSports tournament ever.
Santa is coming soon! And Extreme Masters by ESL season one will have a little break till January 8th to enjoy Christmas and New Year's Eve. But after this small time-out, we will be back in full swing. The next Intel Friday Night Game is taking place in Paris on January 19th and the finals of the first season are also coming up.
In a few minutes the first Intel Friday Night Game in Scandinavia will start. In Stockholm, Sweden, Europe's best players will face eatch other. The Extreme Masters welcomes NoA and SK Gaming in Counter-Strike. The Warcraft 3 match between ElakeDuck and DIDI8 is cancelled. DIDI8's plane can't start, because it's too foggy in Bulgaria. We are sad that we have to announce this, but we can also present a replacement: ID.Sjow will play some showmatches against ElakeDuck.
Unfortunately, we have to announce the first disqualification of the Extreme Masters by ESL. Due to maxed out penalty points, it is our sad duty to disqualify the Russian Counter-Strike team Virtus.pro from the Extreme Masters. While not having committed any major offense, Virtus.pro accumulated penalties for lots of small misdemeanors, finally hitting the penalty point maximum today.
It's Intel Friday Night Game time! Tomorrow the München Bryggeriet in Stockholm will open it's doors for the most exciting eSports tour in the world. Don't miss this huge event with thrilling matches and top entertainment. In this news we present the Warcraft 3 match between ElakeDuck and DIDI8 in detail.
On Friday 8th December the world will turn to Stockholm, Sweden for the Intel Friday Night Game between NoA and SK Gaming. The game will be played on LAN in front of a live audience. The game will be part of a huge TV show with interviews, raffles and lots more so be sure to be there.
Today we can proudly announce the two Warcraft 3 and Counter-Strike matches for the Intel Friday Night Games in Paris and London. These matches are awesome for all spectators and probably the best matches ever seen at an Intel Friday Night Game. Check this news if you want to know who is playing in Paris (19th January) and London (9th February).