Rapha, stermy & Cypher

DreamHacks main tournament in Quake Live: Kaspersky Quake Live Championship is only getting better and better. Today we announce three more invited players, official map pool and also a streaming partner for our tournament.

First of all we add three more great players to 16-player main tournament. Reigning champion av3k, swedish fox, russian Cooller and american DaHang is already invited. Today we invite the italian top player stermy, the runner-up from DreamHack Summer 2010 Cypher from Belarus and one of the the best players in the world and no.1 according to the G7 world ranking – rapha from SK-Gaming.

We also announce the official map pool, consisting of five maps:

    - ztn
    - dm13
    - t7
    - aerowalk
    - hektik

Level Up TV official streaming partner
We are also very happy to announce the return of Level Up TV that will be the official broadcasting partner of the DreamHack tournament. Level Up TV will send a team of experienced shoutcasters and broadcasters that will cover the majority of all matches in the main tournament and playoffs. Level Up TV will also provide the commentary of the Grand Final game but it will however be broadcasted exclusively at SVT Play and DreamHacks english stream. More about the streaming part and scheduling will be released at levelupyourgame.net.

In next announcement we will announce more players, possible online- and international qualifications but also the official tournament schedule. Stay tuned.

Kaspersky Quake Live Championship:
1. Poland av3k
2. Sweden fox
3. Ryssland Cooller
4. USA DaHang
5. USA Rapha
6. Belarus Cypher
7. Italy stermy
8. TBA
9. TBA
10. TBA
11. TBA
12. TBA
13. TBA
14. TBA
15. TBA
16. TBA

Quick facts:
Tournament: The Kaspersky Quake Live Championship
Dates: 25-28 november
Location: DreamHack Winter, Hall C, Elmia, Jönköping, Sweden
Format: 1on1, Groupstage, Double Elimination Bracket, Final at DreamArena Extreme
Platform: PC
Monitor: TBA
Controllers: Bring your own keyboard, mouse and headphones
Prize Purse: 70 000 SEK
Prize distribution:
1. 45 000 SEK
2. 15 000 SEK
3. 10 000 SEK

About Kaspersky
Kaspersky Lab is the largest antivirus company in Europe. It delivers some of the world’s most immediate protection against IT security threats, including viruses, spyware, crimeware, hackers, phishing, and spam. The company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users. Kaspersky Lab products provide superior detection rates and one of the industry’s fastest outbreak response times for home users, SMBs, large enterprises and the mobile computing environment. Kaspersky® technology is also used worldwide inside the products and services of the industry’s leading IT security solution providers.

Read more at www.kaspersky.com.

About Level UP TV
Level Up TV are a video broadcasting and commentary team with a common goal of bringing live, high quality video coverage to both minor and major e-sports gaming events worldwide. The team at Level Up TV had consisted of commentators who had each taken part in their respective games at a Premiership or equivalent level, a gap they identified as lacking within e-sport commentary at that time. Since it’s inception in November 2009 however, the need to recognise new and upcoming talent in both players and commentators to further the brand was recognised.

This is how we will continue to build upon what we beleive is quite simply a unique contribution to the gaming community and we hope that with the support of our viewers, we can continue our quick successes through the remainder of 2010 and onto 2011.

Read more at www.levelupyourgame.net.

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Email: esport[at]dreamhack.se
Phone: +46 768 00 1336 (Office hours)

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