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Electronics Sports World Cup Qualifier for the UAE

The search has begun to find the best Computer Gamers in the UAE

Leeds, UK - The Electronic Sports World Cup UAE Qualifier will be hosted by Game Frontier Ltd on the 9th-10th June 2005 in Dubai. Game Frontier is pleased to be able to reaffirm it's commitment to the gaming community in the United Arab Emirates by providing this opportunity for UAE gamers to qualify to represent their country at the prestigious ESWC grand finals.

The games to be played are:

Counter-Strike 1.6 (CS) Team Based Challenge (5 Players per Team)

Warcraft III: Frozen Thrown expansion (WC3) single player strategy

Game Frontier, premium partners of the Electronic Sports World Cup 2005 have organised the competition for the above games. The top Counter-Strike team and the top Warcraft 3 player will win expenses paid trips to France to join the other 800 gamers from 45 countries to compete in the world ESWC finals on July 6th-10th at the Louvre in Paris.

This year's total prize fund for the international finals in France is over $300,000. Founded in 2003, the ESWC is one of the most prestigious video game competitions, featuring champions from all over the world and is sponsored by the NVIDIA Corporation.

Our UAE premium partner whose high performance processors will at the heart of the tournament computers and who are making this event possible is AMD.

"Our processors have traditionally been a great favourite with the gamers for its high performance and we are pleased to be able to support this annual event in UAE," said Tarek Heiba, AMD's GM for Middle East & Africa.

"We are very much looking forward to working alongside AMD and running the tournament on their high performance processors". "Using the fastest processors and the best computer hardware is essential in setting the professional standards needed for our tournaments and therefore provides the ultimate experience for the competitors" said Jaffer Mir Managing Director of Game Frontier.

This event is open to all UAE nationals and residents. The Counter-Strike (CS) teams can be mixed, providing that at least 3 members out of the total of 5 are UAE representatives. The other 2 can be from another country.

There is a minimum age limit of 16 Years old for all entrants. Anyone below the age of 18 years and above 16 has to have a parental consent form to enter the competition.

For more information, visit www.gamefrontier.com

About Game Frontier

Game Frontier is an international electronic gaming events organiser and consultant to the industry. The management team have been involved successfully within the international gaming scene for over 6 years. Game Frontier is responsible for organising the ESWC national qualifying tournaments in the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates.

About AMD

AMD (NYSE:AMD) designs and produces innovative microprocessors, Flash memory devices and low-power processor solutions for the computer, communications and consumer electronics industries. AMD is dedicated to delivering standards-based, customer-focused solutions for technology users, ranging from enterprises and governments to individual consumers. For more information, visit www.amd.com.


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Editor's Notes

1. Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne is ® Blizzard Entertainment. All rights reserved. The Frozen Throne is a trademark and Blizzard Entertainment and Warcraft are trademarks or registered trademarks of Blizzard Entertainment in the US and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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