World Cyber Games 2005 USA Championship Registrations Begin
WCG 2005 USA Championship registration was started. WCG 2005 USA Championship is divided into an online preliminary and a local preliminary. Any U.S. citizen may participate in the tournaments. To all USA gamers: Now is your chance to experience the exciting world of WCG, and make new friends at online and LAN tournaments.
On April 15th, 2005, WCG 2005 USA Championship finally raised its curtain. WCG 2005 USA Championship, which will last 5 months from April to September, ending with a National Final, will be conducted online over the Internet and at local game centers all over the United States. The qualifiers from the USA Championship will move on to the WCG 2005 Grand Final in November at Singapore. The USA representatives will compete over medals and prizes with representatives from other countries, which will include some world champions.
The WCG 2005 USA Championship program includes nationwide online and LAN preliminaries that qualify players to participate in national final game tournaments with WCG exhibition in New York City September 8 through 10, 2005. Last year, nearly 30,000 gamers competed in the WCG preliminary events in the US. This year, more than 40,000 gamers are expected to participate.
The WCG 2005 USA Championship is consisted of local, regional and online national competitions held throughout the United States in eight of the most popular PC and console (Xbox) game titles on the market, including Counter-Strike 1.6, Starcraft: Brood Wars, Warcraft 3: The Frozen Throne, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War, FIFA 2005, Need for Speed Underground 2, Dead or Alive Ultimate, and Halo 2.
Beginning in May, 2005, selected iGames member game centers will feature live Counter-Strike, Starcraft, Warcraft 3, Warhammer 40000, and Halo 2 in local competitions where players will qualify to participate in the semi-final regional tournaments taking place in August.
Online National Tournaments for Counter-Strike, Starcraft and Warcraft 3 will begin in May. The winners of these online competitions and the semi-final regional tournaments will qualify for the WCG USA National Final to be held at Manhattan Center Studios in New York, where players will compete for a chance to represent the United States at the WCG Grand Final in Singapore.
Online registration for the WCG 2005 USA preliminaries will be available beginning April 15 at the WCG USA official site. Players will be able to choose the game and the qualifier path in which they want to participate and learn the WCG 2005 official rules and regulations.
- The tournament schedule is as follows: [ Online Preliminary ]
[ Local Preliminary ]
Local preliminary will take place at game centers all over the United States.
You can register after checking the state, city, game center, and the game event.
The game center list where the local preliminaries will be held will be updated continuously.
Local Preliminary Games: StarCraft: Brood war / WarCraft III: the Frozen Throne / HALF-LIFE: Counter-Strike / Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War / Halo 2(XBOX) - Check the list of game centers that are holding the local preliminary