10th November 2008

Canada’s Halo 3 Team Takes Gold at WCG 2008

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Cologne Germany – EndResult, Canada’s top Halo 3 team is now Number 1 in the World. They went 3-0-1 at the 2008 World Cyber Games Grand Finals to bring home the gold. The team defeated TSW.Flowen of New Zealand, Team_nBK of Mexico, Great Britain’s vVv.dignitas and LowLandLions from The Netherlands to win a berth in the Single Elimination (best 2 out of 3) Round. EndResult’s only tie in the preliminary matches was against LowLandLions.

In the final rounds, EndResult went undefeated beating out Italy’s Inferno_Esports in Round 8, American team Mob_Deep in the Semi Final, and France’s SSK in the Final to win top spot on the awards podium.

EndResult’s team members are: Kevin Garcia of Keswick, ON; Max Rawal of Scarborough, ON; Matt Warkentin of St. Catharines, ON and Chris Kerluke of Vancouver, BC. Chris was the only member of Team Canada who hailed from BC.

Team Canada finished 9th overall out of 83 participating countries.

Results for Team Canada’s other competitors:

NoPression (Quebec) – Counter Strike 1.6 – went 4-2-0 but were eliminated in Round 16 by the USA’s x3o

Nic Brownrigg (Ontario) – Project Gotham Racing 4 – eliminated with a 2-4-0 record early in the competition

Daniel Piacampo (Ontario) – Guitar Hero 3 – 4-2-0 but was eliminated prior to the semi-final rounds

Alan Joseph (Ontario) – Virtua Fighter 5 – eliminated early in the tournament with 1-4-0

Jonathan Garneau (Quebec) – Warcraft 3 – Frozen Throne – eliminated early in the tournament with 1-5-0

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