July 12, 2006
Razer™ – Main Sponsor for the
Cyberathlete Professional League® Singapore 2006
Transforming Ngee Ann City Civic
Plaza into a cyber battlefield with “The Ultimate Southeast Asian Shootout
Razer™, the world’s leading brand in
high-end computer gaming peripherals, today announced its position as the main
sponsor for this year’s Cyberathlete Professional League (CPL) Singapore 2006.
Leveraging from a highly successful
event at The Padang last October, CPL returns to Singapore for the second year
in a row. CPL Singapore 2006, also labeled “The Ultimate Southeast Asian
Shootout”, will be held from September 15 – 17, 2006 at Orchard Road’s Ngee Ann
City Civic Plaza – right in the heart of Singapore’s busiest and most vibrant
Looking to draw professional gamers,
aspiring gamers and game enthusiasts from around the region and the world, Razer
is proud to support Singapore and the region’s burgeoning gaming and digital
entertainment industry as the main sponsor of such an internationally recognized
CPL’s choice of Singapore as the
first event for this year’s CPL World Season recognizes the island-nation’s
potential as a Southeast Asian stronghold for digital entertainment and computer
gaming, consequently spurring the nation’s role as a world-class cybergaming and
digital entertainment hub.
Frag or to be Fragged by
Counter-Strike 1.6 and Quake 4 Extremely popular First-Person-Shooter (FPS)
computer games, Counter-Strike 1.6 and Quake 4, will dominate the two official
gaming tournaments at CPL Singapore 2006.
Counter-Strike 1.6 is a widely
popular team-based Half-Life multi-player mod game featuring a counter-terrorist
Quake 4 is an extreme
First-Person-Shooter game with blistering fast, weapon blazing action.
Registration is open to all amateur
and professional gamers aged 17 years and above. Registration fees include US$30
for Quake 4 single players and US$150 for Counter-Strike 1.6 clans. Gamers may
register online at
1st August 2006 onwards.
About Cyberathlete Professional
League (CPL) Launched June 26, 1997, the Cyberathlete Professional League (CPL)
is the world’s first videogame sports league and has been the major force in the
transformation of videogame competitions to a professional sport. Over the past
nine years, the CPL has hosted 50 international main events with a total
attendance of 250,000 gamers and has awarded over $3,000,000 in prizes.
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