Fremont, CA (December 22, 2005) - Corsair
Memory, Inc., a worldwide leader in high performance memory and cooling
products for enthusiasts and overclockers, today announced that it has
furthered its commitment to the gaming community by hosting the first
Corsair BattleField 2 (BF2) Infantry Cup online tournament. In
association with Team Dignitas, one of the world's top ranked gaming
teams, online registration will take place on Team-Dignitas.com and
tournament logistics will be handled by these professional gamers to
ensure a successful tournament. The first Corsair BattleField 2
Infantry Cup will include sixty-four (64) teams from around the world
to compete for the tournament title and prizes.
"Corsair has always
been on the forefront of supporting the gaming community. The idea of
hosting the first Corsair BF2 Infantry Cup was encouraged by the
numerous gamers we interact with regularly. The online tournament is a
great way to publicly demonstrate our support for the e-sport and those
gamers who demonstrate excellence in play" said Richard Hashim,
Director of Product Marketing at Corsair Memory. "Hosting the Corsair
titled tournament complements our ongoing grass root marketing efforts.
It gives us an opportunity to reach out to an extensive global gaming
audience who demand the best memory technologies that can aide in their
game play. We would like to thank Team Dignitas for organizing the
event logistics to have a successful first event," continued Hashim.
The 48-hour online tournament will commence on December 29th.
Avid BattleField 2 gamers from over 14 countries will play against each
other in single elimination. Three selected maps will be played (Strike
at Karkand, Mashtuur, Sharqi Peninsula),
and the winning team will be unveiled on December 30th. Each team
consists of 4 players. The top 3 teams plus the 4 most sporting players
will be awarded with Corsair products valued at over $5,000.
"Corsair is the
most respected memory company by gamers, and we are excited to have the
opportunity to work with Corsair to make this first BattleField 2
Infantry Cup a reality," said Michael O'Dell, Team Manager for Team
Dignitas. "Based on the great initial responses we have received from
the gamers, it is evident that the BF2 community is growing and that
there is always a need for a well organized tournament. We look forward
to an intense match and a great celebration of e-sportsmanship!"
Tournament spectators can listen to the web cast or watch the streamed video on TGBF-Radio - http://radio.tgbf.org. For more information on tournament registration and the list of prizes, go to http://www.team-dignitas.com/news.php?newsid=1908" rel="nofollow.