Paris, Wednesday, 08 March 2006 From 30 June to 02 July, the world's 800 best players have a date at the Paris Bercy Omnisport Centre, to contend for the 4th Electronic Sports World Cup, with $400,000 in prizes at stake. Seats for those wishing to attend this unparalleled event are on sale; organisers expect over 30,000 spectators for this intense three-day competition.
This unique happening blends video-game sports competitions with on-stage shows. Activities will run from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, from 30 June to 02 July 2006: 3 days for visitors to thrill with the champions to the rhythms of on-stage matches, of commentaries by the greatest specialists, and of dozens of interactive animations, in an imposing, original setting.
Ringside tickets for the 2006 Electronic Sports World Cup go on sale today, at reduced prices:
One-day pass for Friday, 30 June = 10
One-day pass for Saturday, 01 July = 10
One-day pass for Sunday, 02 July = 15
A three-day pass will soon be available at the incredible price of 20.
Reservations and ticket outlets:
- Reservations by phone:
Singles: 0 892 390 490 (0.34/min)
Groups: 0 828 840 701 (0.15/min) between 14:00 and 18:00 hrs, except Saturdays and Sundays.
Foreign orders: 33 11 46 91 57 57
3615 tickenet (0.34/min)
- Ticket counter:
Paris- Bercy: between 11 :00 and 18 :00 Hrs, except Sundays.
- Other points of sale:
Fnac, Auchan, Galeries Lafayette, Samaritaine, E- Leclerc, Carrefour, Virgin Mégastore
All information on the Bercy Finals, countries participating in the World Cup, French qualifications, « Trackmania Nations - ESWC », to be announced soon.
International Site: http://www.esworldcup.com
About Games - Services:
Games - Services (French company, formerly "Ligurena") has specialised in producing video game events, communication, and the development of technologies related to digital leisure activities and electronic sports.
Every year, Games - Services designs and produces the Electronic Sports French and World Cups; nowadays, as the ESWC (Electronic Sports World Cup), the Cup is established in over fifty countries these games. Games - Services also publishes the Cyberleagues on-line system and a magazine, Overgame.
Games- Services / ESWC
10 Uzès St.
75002 Paris France
David Heuzé (press liaison)
Agence Initial 2D
92 Truffaut St.
Telephone: 01 42 28 28 50