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Game & Game World Championship 2009

Alexander Doderer wins a round-trip ticket to Korea for a spot in the final.

IRVINE, Calif. - August 6, 2009

Joymax, an independent developer and publisher of interactive entertainment for the global market, today announced the winners of last week’s Game & Game World Championship 2009 (GNGWC 2009) event in Leipzig, Germany. Fourteen players competed for the opportunity to advance to the final round in Busan, Korea, but only two walked away victorious!

Following a heated battle, Alexander Doderer took first place to win a round-trip ticket to Busan and a coveted spot in the finals. Andre Weck, placing second, nabbed the other ticket and an opportunity to redeem himself in the final round. The two Grand Prize winners were followed closely by Olaf Miller in third and Benedikt Botz in fourth, winners of a digital camera and a brand new computer mouse. Every competitor who made it to the regional finals walked away with a Joymax gift set containing a bunch of Silkroad Online goodies, including a table clock, a poster, and a t-shirt.

“Last week’s competition was incredible to watch, it was clear that everyone there wanted the chance to prove themselves in the finals,” said Jina Song, General Manager at Joymax. “Congratulations to Alexander and Andre, we can’t wait to see how they do later this year in Busan.”

More information about GNGWC 2009 is available at

About Silkroad Online

Silkroad Online is a massively multiplayer online RPG that puts the player deep into historical fantasy, joining the Chinese and European civilizations along the Silk Road trade route. Traveling across Jangan, from China to Constantinople, players can make their fortunes as merchants, prey on the rich as thieves, or be protection-for-hire as hunters. The most recent expansion, Legend IV: Tomb of the Qin-Shi Emperor, added new territory, quests, weapons, and an increased level cap for adventurers. With over 18 million registered users and 170,000 concurrent players worldwide, the triangular conflict of Silkroad Online has never been more exciting. More information about Silkroad Online and the upcoming Legend IV Plus update is available at

About Joymax

Since its establishment in April, 1997, Joymax has been developing and publishing quality games for the emerging game industry of the 21st century. Based in Seoul, Korea, the company has published numerous titles for the PC platform, and its first MMORPG, Silkroad Online, has grown to offer service in 200 countries since its 2004 launch. Joymax is to become a global entertainment company providing multimedia content. For more information, please visit

Kate Pietrelli, TriplePoint


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