Halifax – Following a hard-fought tournament, 23 year old Matt Wood emerged as the undisputed winner of the FIFA Soccer 2009 Pan-American Qualifier on Saturday. The Windsor, Ontario resident will represent Canada at the next WCG Pan-American Championship in Guadalajara, Mexico, from September 11-13. All expenses will be paid for by WCG (air travel, accomodation and meals on site). Also known as “Wizikakor” to his opponents, Wood defeated FijiStyler in the final. Thanks to all who participated!
WCG Canada is also pleased to announce the first qualifying tournaments for the upcoming World Cyber Games Canada Nationals. This year, Canada will be entering players for Guitar Hero: World Tour and Virtua Fighter 5 on the XBOX 360 console system as well as Counter-Strike 1.6. Another official game title will be announced over the next few days.
The Eastern Canada Qualification will take place from July 24-26, in the Greater Toronto Area. Long time WCG Canada partner, LANapalooza, will be host of this important tournament. This qualifier allows players to move on to the WCG Canada National Finals, which will be held next August in Toronto.
Participants must be Canadian citizen and must have a valid passport to travel to China where the World Cyber Games Grand Final will take place later this year.
Register now to take part in the only live qualifier in Eastern Canada this summer. For more details about the tournament rules and registration, please visit www.zeropingevents.com.