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ESWC Announces Next Event

After going bust earlier this year, ESWC, under new management, announced their first 2010 event.

ESWC – one of the most prestigious events in the world – has announced today that they have set a date and a venue for their next event, in 2010.

ESWC, which had gone bust earlier this year before being reacquired by one of their rival eSports companies, had been known for their massive tournaments which featured games like Quake 3, Counter Strike, Warcraft 3 and TrackMania Nations, in Paris, France, where teams like Made in Brazil and Complexity made their names with wins there.

The 2010 event will occur July 4, 2010 in Disneyland Paris and will have a prize pot of $200,000 split between eight games.

Full Press Release Below:

ESWC re-born: Legend never dies

Paris, France – November 23, 2009

2009 edition did not happen, but 2010 will. World’s top gamers will be able to compete during the 7 th Electronic Sports Wold Cup™ 2010 Grand Final (ESWC 2010) in Paris, France from June 30 to July 4, 2010.

DIP-Organisation, well known in France for the several events handled since five years, will organize the event in partnership with well known video games organisations.
The ESWC 2010 will be held in Disneyland ® Paris, the famous entertainment park in the Paris neighbourhood.

Disneyland® Paris will host the video games event in Disney®Village, an area including shopping, dining, cinemas, dancing and live entertainment for the whole family and open to anybody, park client as simple visitor.

Beside the event venue, Disneyland® Paris will also provide accommodations for the 600 champions during their journey among the numerous hotels of the resort.
ESWC 2010 competitors will vie for $200,000 in prize money divided between the World Champions and their challengers in several tournaments:

Counter-strike Female
Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne
Trackmania Nations ESWC
Virtual Tennis
Need For Speed Shift
Street Fighter 4
Fifa 2010

ESWC organization committee might add more games early 2010.
Qualification process will start in January 2010, DIP-Organisation is aiming to gather 32 countries to participate in the ESWC come back.
DIP-Organisation bought the ESWC brandand trademark in August 2009.

DIP-Organisation did not buy the company organizing ESWC so far.

In consequences, DIP-Organisation is not in charge of any obligation to pay 2008 cash prize or any debt that have not been paid by the last organisation.

However , in order to prevent more harm and damage to the ESWC image and to maintain coherent the ESWC project and spirit, DIP-Organisation is studying the possibilities to found a way to compensate the last ESWC champions.

Stay tuned!
contact@eswc.com (general inquiries)

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