World Championship in video games at CeBIT
Hanover - Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - Saturday, March 10, 2012
Electronic Sports League (ESL) presents the electronic sports competition at the highest international level in the Intel Extreme Masters Hall at CeBIT in Hanover (March 6 - 10, 2012). In Hall 23 world's best professional gamers will compete for one of the most prominent eSports trophies - the Intel Extreme Masters World Championship. 643,000 US Dollars is the total prize purse of the league in the 2011/12 season. CeBIT 2012 will also be the place of action for the first Intel Friday Night Game of the ESL Pro Series Summer Season 2012, the German national league for computer games.
In addidtion, all the visitors of the Intel Extreme Masters Hall will have the opportunity to try out some of the latest blockbusters on the video game market.
Intel Extreme Masters 2011/12 season
After the kick off of the 2011/12 season at gamescom 2011 in August, Global Challenges in Guangzhou (China), New York (US), Kiev (Ukraine) and Sao Paulo (Brazil), the new Champions of the World in eSports will be determined at CeBIT 2012. Throughout the entire season the best pro-gamers from Europe, Asia and both Americas are fighting for their share of the 643,000 US Dollars - world's highest prize money for an international league for computer games. The disciplines of the competition are Counter-Srike 1.6, StarCraft II and League of Legends.
Start of the ESL Pro Series Summer Season 2012
Hall 23 at CeBIT will also be the place where the Summer Season 2012 of the ESL Pro Series Germany will kick off. The best professional gamers in Germany will collect their first important points on their road for the National Championship. ESL Pro Series is the most prominent eSports league in Germany.
Intel Extreme Masters Hall
When: Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - Saturday, March 10, 2012