The details of the UK CPL World Tour stop were announced today. 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 several international cities and is expecting to bring together the worlds 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 worlds 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 Word Tour stop.
The other main tour sponsors include NVIDIA, the worlds 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 about $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, the event will also host a Bring Your Own Computer (BYOC) LAN party at Magna Science Adventure Centre. Game Frontier (CPLs Strategic Partner) will arrange approximately 300 BYOC places, which will be open 24 hours from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September.
For more information visit http://www.gamefrontier.com