World Tour Brazil Stop Details

The CPL World Tour Stop in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will take place May 27 to May 29, at the Sheraton Rio & Towers Hotel (

Located at the seashore, with the largest recreation area of the city, the Sheraton Rio offers a tropical ambience that everyone wants to experience when visiting Rio de Janeiro. The hotel is located in a wonderful tropical vegetation oasis, over a beach touched by the Atlantic Ocean waters, and surrounded by mountains. The Hotel also has private access to the beach.

Sheraton Accommodations Package: Sheraton has exclusive packages for gamers and guests of the World Tour Stop in Brazil, the double room rate per night is R$240,00 (plus taxes) – about $100 USD – with breakfast included. To get this package the reservation must be made before May 20 at (55 21) 2274-1122 and you must use this special discount code: MARK050525.

IMPORTANT: Note that the dates chosen for Brazil Stop will be on a four-day holiday in Brazil, and the city may be very crowded with tourists. We strongly recommend that participants make hotel reservations early.

Address: Located at Niemeyer Avenue, 121, in Leblon neighborhood, between the famous Ipanema Beach and the new Barra da Tijuca neighborhood. Pictures and map can be found at the English version of the CPL WT Brazil Stop website: ( )

Players who register for the Official $50,000 Painkiller competition also get the chance to participate in the City Tour through the most acclaimed tourist spots of Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, May 26, 2005. The English spoken tour, includes the Corcovado, Pão de Açúcar, the main beaches and lunch at one of the most celebrated food specialties in Brazil: a “churrascaria” steakhouse, at Barra da Tijuca beach.

PKEURO 2v2 Signups So Far..

Just a quick update on where we are with respect to sign ups for the 2v2 league. 7 teams have signed up thus far. These are:


D&M – Akiles / SombrA
S² – SaxonBeast / ScOoBzOr / eSrem
First-Gaming – Clains / Xhep
VGA – ChOu / BiChO
unlucky – flo / nOs
xplosionZ – God of Shaolin / TelekilleR / iNzaNe
GNFOS – [VIP]Radical / team9|tRONic / ([VIP]dREk)
kaszanka squad – Stork / Hitman
2ofakind – u4ea / koshiko – myhavoC|aLx / myhavoC|clarkY / myhavoC|Ju7i – Orion / Smubob / mETa
Team Matrix – TM|Crazy / TM|Rospo
Kippari Kallet – eizid / beam / kahoona

5 spots left open…

If you think you can defeat any (or all?) of the teams above, and fancy some organised 2v2 competition on a Wednesday evening, read the news post below and drop me a mail. I foresee the league kicking off in a week or two.

Carnage Frag Video..

I decided to make a short film on one of the up and coming players in the Painkiller scene. Which is Carnage, He will soon be considered one of the top US players to date. Make sure you guys keep an eye out for him.

Download Film @ (Right Click > Save Target As)

Special thx to jathin & jmms for the awsome mirrors.