Aug 3 2010, 2:44am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr
The IFA 2010 will host the European World Cyber Games Championship 2010. eSport contestants will be gathering on the Berlin for the first time to compete in the Samsung Euro Championship (SEC) at the World Cyber Games (WCG).
The WCG competition will decide the European champions in the following game categories: FIFA 10, Counterstrike 1.6, Warcraft 3 The frozen Throne, Trackmania, Guitar Hero 5 (Xbox 360) and Asphalt 5 (mobile), with the winners taking home prize money.
A variety of game-playing devices will be used, among them PCs, Xbox360es and mobile phones. Competitors from 30 European countries are expected to contest the Samsung Euro Championship, and will be awarded prize money totaling 54,000 Euro (~$71,000).
Germany leads so far the all-time SEC medal rankings with 13 medals, including 9 gold medals, with the Netherlands and Poland a distant second and third.
The Samsung Euro Championship 2010 will take place from 3 to 5 September in the ICC Berlin.
The IFA 2010 Consumer Electronics Show will take place in Berlin from September 3rd to September 8th. The IFA 2010 is celebrating the 50th edition and we will be reporting about all the new announcements. Stay tuned for tons of 3D TV related news.
Source: The Edge Singapore
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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