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Icemat And Skype Challenge Gamers To Face Ninjas In Pyjamas

Copenhagen, Denmark -- May 16th, 2006 -- Icemat, a leading manufacturer of high-end computer accessories, announced today a new gaming event in cooperation with global Internet communications company Skype. The event offers six gaming enthusiasts a trip to one the world's largest gaming events, and a unique opportunity to play against the professional gaming team Ninjas in Pyjamas.

The event, named NiP Challenge, offers gamers in Northern Europe and the Baltic countries a chance to win a trip to Sweden. Here the six lucky winners will participate in Dreamhack (part of the World Series of Video Games) and can join the fierce competition for $75,000 USD.

All participants in the NiP Challenge are furthermore eligible for a 50% discount on the award-winning Icemat Siberia Headset, a personal discount-code will be e-mailed to participants after they have invited their friends.

Entering the NiP Challenge is simple - just go to and invite 5 friends.

Prizes in NiP Challenge:

1st Prize:
6 tickets to Dreamhack 2006 including a game against Ninjas in Pyjamas. Travel and accommodation included.

2-10th Prize:
All 6 friends get 20 hours of pure gaming, at any Gamers Paradise center, plus 3 months free NiP-VIP memberships on

11-15th Prize:
1 month free NiP-VIP memberships on

The competition is open to gamers in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Winners will be contacted by e-mail on June 1st, 2006. Contest ends on May 31, 2006.

About Icemat
The original Icemat was launched in 2000, targeted at one of the most demanding consumer groups in the world: gamers. Since then Icemat has expanded the portfolio and today offers a wide range of products. Everything is created by people who demand as much from the visual design as they do from the performance of the final product. The 2nd Edition Icemat mouse pads are (just as the original) made of glass and offers unprecedented precision and style in no less than 8 different colours. The Icemat Siberia headsets come in different flavours and sizes with both full-size and in-ear models available. For further information please visit

About Skype
Skype is the world's fastest-growing Internet communication offering, allowing people everywhere to make unlimited voice and video communication for free between the users of Skype software. Skype is available in 27 languages and is used in almost every country around the world. Skype generates revenue through its premium offerings such as making and receiving calls to and from landline and mobile phones, as well as voicemail and call forwarding. Skype also has relationships with a growing network of hardware and software providers. Skype is an eBay company (NASDAQ: EBAY). To learn more visit

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