EG MASTER'S CUP WITH DJWHEAT AND DAY9 GOES LIVE THIS WEEKEND WITH OFFICIAL COVERAGE PARTNER: G4TV.COM
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – December 16th, 2010. – Today Evil Geniuses (EG), North America’s premiere professional gaming team and a world leader in eSports, is proud to announce that G4tv.com is the official coverage partner for the upcoming EG Master’s Cup Series Broadcast Weekend sponsored by MSI Notebook, which begins at 2:30p.m. EST on Saturday, December 18th. The event, which will feature the final sixteen players from the tournament’s 380-player single elimination bracket, will be hosted by Marcus “djWHEAT” Graham and Sean “Day9” Plott.
The final sixteen competitors of the single-elimination tournament will be battling it out in a best-of-five finals bracket format for over $1,700. Finalists such as EG.iNcontroL, LG.PainUser, Dignitas.SjoW, EG.Machine, ROOT.Slush, ROOT.qxc, LG.Agh, and many more will be featured on the stream. Following the end of bracket play, the tournament’s winner will play in a live showmatch against EG.IdrA for the chance to win an MSI GT660 notebook!
StarCraft II fans will be able to tune into all of the action at G4tv.com on both Saturday and Sunday at 2:30p.m. EST for nearly 10 hours of live, non-stop StarCraft II action and product giveaways each day. Additionally, tournament previews, interviews, and coverage will be available all this week at www.myEG.net and http://g4tv.com/masterscup.
Don’t forget! The action begins on Saturday and Sunday at 2:30p.m. EST on G4tv.com - Tune in and support your favorite pro StarCraft 2 players!
About Evil Geniuses
Founded in 1999, Evil Geniuses (Team EG) is North America’s premier professional gaming team and one of the world’s top eSports brands. With some of the finest gaming talent in both North America and the World, EG’s players have brought championship trophies home from every major tournament circuit in pro gaming, including the CPL, ESWC, ESL/IEM, MLG and WCG. Home to internationally renowned teams and players such as Isaac “Azael” Cummings-Bentley, Greg “IdrA” Fields, Jordan “n0thing” Gilbert, Manuel “Grubby” Schenkhuizen, and Justin “JWong” Wong, EG’s professional gamers focus on such titles as Counter-Strike, Quake, StarCraft II, Super Street Fighter 4, Warcraft III, and World of Warcraft.
About Comcast Entertainment Group
Based in Los Angeles, Comcast Entertainment Group operates E! Entertainment Television, the 24-hour network with programming dedicated to the world of entertainment, and E! Online; The Style Network, the destination for women 18-49 with a passion for the best in relatable, inspiring and transformational lifestyle programming; and G4, offering the last word on gaming, technology, animation, interactivity and "geek culture" for the male 18-34 demo. E! is currently available to 97 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. and the E! Everywhere initiative underscores the company's dedication to making E! content available on all new media platforms any time and anywhere from online to broadband video to wireless to radio to VOD. The Style Network currently counts 65 million cable and satellite subscribers and Mystyle.comkeeps women up to date on all the latest fashion and beauty news on the web. G4 is available in 60 million cable and satellite homes nationwide and G4tv.com is a top web destination for video game news and information.
About MSI Notebook
Based in City of Industry California, MSI Notebook manufactures and sells a wide array of mobile computing products that includes Gaming Notebooks, the X-Slim line of ultraportables, the Classic Series Notebooks and MSI’s award winning line of Wind Netbooks. Each product line is designed with the latest technology to meet a specific set of needs for the various classifications of mobile users. To learn more about MSI Notebook’s complete offering please visit: www.msimobile.com.