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The $1,000 000 CPL World Tour comes to the UK

Game Frontier announces UK details of the world’s largest computer game competition.

Leeds, UK - August 2nd, 2005 - Game Frontier are happy to announce the details of the UK CPL world tour stop. The event will take place over the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of September at the Magna Science Adventure Centre in Sheffield. ( )

The landmark $1,000,000 CPL World Tour, which boasts the largest cash purse ever offered by a game tournament, is traveling 10 international cities and is expecting to bring together the world's best competitive PC game players and computing enthusiasts at every stop. The official game of the world tour is Painkiller.

The title sponsor of the tour is Intel, the world's largest chip maker and a leading manufacturer of computer, networking and communication products. Intel will be providing the microprocessors inside every gaming PC used at the UK CPL tour stop.

The other main tour sponsors include NVIDIA, the world's leader in graphics and digital media processors.

UK CPL World Tour Stop details:

The UK CPL world tour stop will be offering a total prize fund of over $70,000.

$50,000 - Painkiller tournament

$10,000 - Counter Strike 1.6 tournament

$8,000 - Female Only Counter Strike 1.6 tournament

As well as the official tournaments, Game Frontier will also be hosting a Bring Your Own Computer (BYOC) LAN party at Magna Science Adventure Centre. Game Frontier will arrange approx 300 BYOC places, which will be open 24 hours from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September.

Other BYOC details:

- Over $4000 prize fund for BYOC competitions and tournaments

- Free sleeping area for the first 150 registered attendees.

- A special Warcraft III Tournament

- Plus various other tournaments to be announced.

- High speed internet access for all.

There will also be an exhibition area with various booths and stands from sponsors and partners, who also will be showcasing the latest technologies and products. Expect giveaways, fun games and activities.

The whole event will be broadcast live via the internet on a special live streaming show provided by Team Sportscast Network. They will provide live coverage of the tournaments and competitions providing, up-to-date information on results, game play, and live event news every day during the whole weekend. (

A special dedicated UK CPL world Tour website with registration details will be released over the next few days, but in the mean time you can find further details as soon as they occur on: or you can email

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. The company has an integrated network of quality vetted associates throughout the world which includes the America's, Europe, Russia, Middle and Far East.

About CPL

The CPL, launched June 1997 was the first organization to advance computer game competitions to the level of a professional sport. Today, the CPL is the global leader in competitive computer gaming, having held live tournaments on five continents. The CPL has also sanctioned a large number of qualifying tournaments held in over fifty countries.

About Intel

Intel, the world's largest chip maker, is also a leading manufacturer of computer, networking and communications products. Additional information about Intel is available at

Intel is a mark or registered trademark of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.


NVIDIA Corporation is a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors. The Company's products enhance the end-user experience on consumer and professional computing devices. NVIDIA graphics processing units (GPUs), media and communications processors (MCPs), and wireless media processors (WMPs) have broad market reach and are incorporated into a variety of platforms, including consumer and enterprise PCs, notebooks, workstations, PDAs, mobile phones, and video game consoles. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and employs more than 2,100 people worldwide. For more information, visit the Company's Web site at


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