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SK Gaming HoN Tournament #1

By Mario 'Kolapz' Mađer
Feb 10, 2011 19:30

ImageWe are proud to announce the first SK Gaming HoN Tournament, featuring $1000 in cash, as well as prizes by Bigfoot Networks and Steelseries!

SK Gaming is proud to announce the "SK Gaming HoN Tournament #1", sponsored by Bigfoot Networks and Steelseries.

Heroes of Newerth startled the world of eSports with it's early success, featuring tournaments by prominent organizations such as DreamHack, Digital Youth Awards, Electronic Sports League (ESL) and Gosugamers. It is now time for us to host our very first Heroes of Newerth tournament, hopefully one of many.

We will choose the top 8 teams out of the pool of registered teams which will be seeded directly into the main event. The rest of the registered teams will have to go through a qualification process (format of which will depend on the number of teams, details later) in order to determine 8 more teams that will participate in the main event.

The SK Gaming HoN Tournament #1 will then see 16 teams battle it out in a group stage (4 groups of 4) for a place in the playoffs.

SK Gaming will be offering a prizepool featuring $1000 in cash for the top three finishers. Bigfoot Networks will provide 5x Killer 2100 network cards for the winner and 5x Bigfoot Killer 2100 Shirts for the second and third place finishers. Steelseries will sponsor the tournament with 5x SK Gaming Edition QcK+ mousepads.

Sign-up process

Send an e-mail to with the following information:

Team name
Team tag
Team roster (minimum of 5 players)
Preferred server

Sign-up period ends: 20th February, 2011.

Rules & Regulations

Prize pool

1st place: $700, 5 Steelseries SK Gaming Edition QcK+ Mousepads, 5 Bigfoot Killer 2100 network cards
2nd place: $200, 5 Bigfoot Killer 2100 Shirts
3rd place: $100, 5 Bigfoot Killer 2100 Shirts

About Bigfoot Networks Killer 2100:
Killer™ 2100 is the only gigabit network card designed from the ground up for online games. And because it’s an add-in card, Killer™ 2100 is the perfect upgrade option for existing gaming rigs and brand new, multi-core rigs alike.

The Killer™ 2100 Gaming Network Card delivers maximum networking performance for online games, whether you’re playing MMOs or first-person shooters. Featuring Advanced Game Detect™, Killer™ 2100 automatically classifies and accelerates traffic to your game ahead of other network traffic for maximum Performance, Intelligence and Control and a competitive edge.

About Steelseries SK Gaming Edition QcK+:
SteelSeries QcK+ Limited Edition (SK Gaming) is a limited edition super-sized mouse pad made of a high quality cloth material, featuring an eye-catching design created in cooperation with SK Gaming. It features a specially designed non-slip rubber base (which prevents the mouse pad from sliding) and a height of 4 mm (twice as thick as standard QcK+ pads).



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