Try Out For The World Cyber Games U.S. Team in NYC

on August 5, 2009 10:00 AM

In it’s search to crown the ultimate gamer or e-athlete if you will, the World Cyber Games U.S. final this year will be held in New York City. It will be held in conjunction with the New York Anime Festival. Anyone interested in joining in the festivities and wants to qualify has to visit here to register for WCG online tournaments. It’s your only chance at earning a seat as part of Team U.S.A. If you can’t make it to the event you can always follow along on WCG.com. During september you can watch the action not only the NYC event but from all the finals as well. Keep it locked here as DualShockers.com will cover the event.

THE WORLD CYBER GAMES 2009 GRAND FINAL ANNOUNCES KEY DATES AS THE 2009 GRAND FINAL IS 100 DAYS AWAY

The WCG National Finals in NYC are the Next Stop to Reaching Chengdu, China this November


New York, NY. August 4, 2009
– With just under 100 days remaining until the World Cyber Games (WCG) Grand Final kicks-off in Chengdu, China, the WCG has announced key dates leading up to the showcase event for the world’s largest and most inclusive international computer and videogame festival. This year, over 700 of the world’s top eSports players from more than 70 countries are expected to represent their countries and battle it out for honor and glory at the Grand Final, known as the Olympics of gaming.

The road to the exciting and intensely competitive five-day journey that will determine the best eSports players in the world kicks into high gear as all participating Grand Final countries conduct their National Final. Included amongst them will be TEAM USA, who won the overall tournament in 2007 and finished third last year. The U.S. will determine its team for the 12 official WCG titles at the National Finals held in conjunction with the New York Anime Festival on September 25-27. Anyone who wants to participate in the USA WCG National Final this year still has time to qualify by visiting www.WCG.com/USA to register for the WCG Online Tournaments to qualify for your shot at TEAM USA.

Fans can follow all of the action for the U.S. National Final, and all other National Finals, by logging onto www.WCG.com. Additionally, if they log on in September, they can watch live as the WCG unveils the group drawings. During the live event, fans can find out the match-ups for the Grand Final.

Here comes the HERO!

Come and meet the heroes!

See you in Chengdu!

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Joel Taveras is one of the founding members of DualShockers. He hails from New York City where he lives with his wife and two sons. During his tenure with the site, he's held every position from news writer to community manager to editor in chief. Currently he manages the behind the scenes and day-to-day operations at the publication.