14th April 2005 - Thanks to partners ATI, Corsair, Intel, Chenbro, Creative and Logitech, ABIT are pleased to announce the full details of prizes available for competitors at the ACON5 UK final.
Seven teams have qualified from the IGUK (http://www.iguk.org) gaming centres to take their places in the Counter Strike (1.6) competition on Saturday 23rd April at Uttoxeter. An eighth team will join them from amongst the gamers attending the ACON5 LAN party run by GameOn (http://www.gameon.co.uk)
A number of Warcraft III: Throzen Throne competitors will also be attending to compete on Sunday 24th April, including the best players in the UK.
The winners in both competitions will win an all-expenses paid trip to the Global Final in June, whilst runners-up will share in the following bounty....
Warcraft III Competition
2nd Place - ATI X850 VGA card
3rd Place - Intel Pentium 4 Processor 560
4th Place - Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Platinum , NC1212 Pro-Gamer Headset & MuVo MP3 player
5th Place - ABIT Fatal1ty AA8XE motherboard
6th Place - Chenbro Gaming Bomb II PC case
7th Place - Corsair TWINX1024-3200C2 DDR-DIMM 1024MB Kit
8th Place - Logitech X-530 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker set, MX510 mouse, USB250 Headset & Deluxe Access Keyboard
Counter Strike Competition
2nd Place - ATI X850 VGA card
3rd Place - ABIT Fatal1ty AA8XE motherboard
4th Place - Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Platinum & NC1212 Pro-Gamer Headset
5th Place - Chenbro Gaming Bomb II PC case
6th Place - Corsair TWINX1024-3200C2 DDR-DIMM 1024MB Kit
7th Place - Logitech Ext. 3D Pro Joystick, MX510 mouse, USB250 Headset & Deluxe Access Keyboard
8th Place - Logitech MX510 mouse, USB250 Headset & Deluxe Access Keyboard
In addition, all players in each of the eight teams will receive a raffle ticket for each round they compete in. At the end of the tournament, a random draw will decide the winner of an Intel Pentium 4 Processor 560 (LGA775, 3.6Ghz, 800Mhz FSB with 1MB L2 Cache).
Throughout the day, 5 Creative MuVo MP3 Players will be awarded for players demonstrating exceptional individual performance.
ACON5 LAN Party
Qualify for ACON by attending the ACON5 LAN Party
With one team place in the Counter Strike (1.6) competition up for grabs amongst LAN party attendees, gamers who have not qualified through the IGUK Gaming Centres, can still compete in ACON5 by attending the LAN party, which begins at 7pm on Friday 22nd April.
The ACON5 LAN Party is open to everybody - gamers can book a place online by visiting the ACON5 website (http://www.acon5.com/). Three days of gaming, commencing on the evening of Friday 22nd April at Uttoxeter Racecourse, can be purchased for just £35.00 thanks to the support of ACON5 sponsors such as ATI, Corsair, Intel, LG, and local sponsors Chenbro, Logitech and AG Neovo.
ACON5 Schedule Summary
Battle commences this Wednesday, 9th March, and continues through until the Global Final in June...
DATE - Specifications
Friday 22nd April - ACON5 UK National Final Weekend and LAN Party opens
Saturday 23rd April - ACON5 UK National Final - Counter-Strike Finals
Sunday 24th April - ACON5 UK National Final - Warcraft III Finals
June - ACON5 Global Final, China
ABIT is proud to announce the following companies are supporting ACON5 and ACON5 UK...
ACON5 is an international Gaming Event, created by ABIT for gamers. With qualifying in 150 cities worldwide, and a global final to be held in China, June 2005 - it truly is a global event.
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