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iGames and CEVO Fight On with $5K Counter-Strike 1.6 Open, Presented by Intel

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Fourth Event in 6-Month, 40K eSports Series

WHAT:

Leading game center organization iGames and premier eSports online community CEVO today announced the details of $5K CS 1.6 Open, the fourth event in their 6-month series of national eSports tournaments which began in June, and awarded gamers over $40,000 throughout the course of the

competitions.

WHERE & WHEN:

Presented by Intel, this new round of fierce fragging action will be held Saturday and Sunday, November 4 and 5, at 8 iGames member centers across North America and will feature local teams fragging it out in Counter-Strike 1.6, one of today's most popular competitive games.

CyberHub - Levittown, PA

eBash - Terre Haute, IN

KW Cyber Games - Kitchener, ON Canada

The Core - Katy, TX

X-tremePlay - Ocoee, FL

Sundogs Network Center - Kansas City, MO

NETplay - Indian Trail, NC

Euphnet Cyber Café v3 - San Jose, CA

WHY YOU SHOULD GO:

Saturday, November 4, will feature 4 teams of 5 competing locally in pool play at each center, with the winners advancing to Sunday's WAN, double-elimination tournament. The team prize breakdown after day 2's tournament will be as follows.

1st place = $1,500

2nd place = $1,000

3rd place = $600

4th place = $500

5th place = $400

6th place = $400

7th place = $300

8th place = $300

(Note: With 4 teams at each location, teams will play each team once. The team with the best record after all the games will be the winner of the pool. If a LAN center has less than 4 teams, the team may be put into an online Pool.)

Other Upcoming Events

November 18-19 - Call of Duty 2 Game Center Cup

December 9-10 - Counter-Strike $5k Open

To register for the $5K CS 1.6 Open, and to find out more about this and other upcoming events in the Intel series, visit www.igames.org or contact the iGames events team at events@igames.org. For rules, competition structure, and prize allocation visit www.cevolved.com.

Game centers interested in participating in the program can email events@igames.org.

About iGames

iGames, Inc. offers a wide range of services to help independent and franchised game centers. iGames' mission is to promote and develop the growth of the game center industry. Its services unite game centers with the goal of establishing them as the driving force enabling the interactive entertainment industry to become the number one form of entertainment around the world. iGames has established strong relationships with industry leaders to provide a wide variety of products, services and programs to member game centers and gamers including software licensing, hardware discounts, exclusive game premieres, tournaments, and game nights. Today the company counts well over 500 centers and 1.2 million gamers, initiating and co-organizing more than 200 events a year. To learn more about iGames, go to www.igames.org.

Media Contact:

Bill Lessard / iGames / wlessard@igames.org / (914) 476-6089

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