Also at the 2004 Winter CPL, Fatal1ty, along with ABIT Computer Corp, Creative Labs, Zalman, Kingston, LG Electronics and Auravision will present the ABIT Fatal1ty Time Trials™. Taking place in the ABIT booth, ABIT Fatal1ty Time Trials™ pit gamers against three other combatants in an Unreal Tournament™ 2004 deathmatch for the fastest time to score five frags. At the end of the day, the top 4 fastest times will win some of the world’s best gaming hardware and Fatal1ty Prize Packs, including limited edition Fatal1ty T-Shirts and Fatal1ty Dog Tags. The competition is completely free, open to all attendees, with competitors being chosen on a first-come, first-served basis. The prizes will be awarded to the top 4 finishers every day of the tournament. The event prize package with retail value of more than $8,000 includes Creative’s award winning Sound Blaster Audigy 2ZS gaming audio cards and HN-505 noise-cancellation headphones, Zalman limited edition CPU and VGA coolers, 1GB of the best Kingston HyperX RAM as well as the Intel 925XE-based First Pro Gaming motherboard ABIT Fatal1ty AA8XE.

The four gaming systems at the Time Trials™ will feature top-notch hardware, including a super fast and feature-rich ABIT Fatal1ty AA8XE motherboard, running Intel Prescott LGA775 3.46GHz 1066MHz FSB CPU with Zalman Ultra Quite CPU Cooler. Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Platinum Sound Card will ensure the best sound for your game. Spectators will enjoy screaming UT2K visuals on 30’ LCD displays provided by the worldwide leader in LCD’s, LG Electronics.

“I’m excited to be off the road for a little while and back in competition,” notes Fatal1ty. “I’ve been working on my line of Fatal1ty branded products and helping expand the pro gaming community in my “Giving Back To Gaming’ program, but competition is where I started and one of my favorite places to be.”

Fatal1ty and ABIT will also sponsor the ABIT Fatal1ty Pro Invitational at CPL, in which Fatal1ty personally invites four fellow professional gamers to compete among themselves in a 15-minute, 1 vs. 1 match tournament. Prizes from ABIT, Creative and Zalman are awarded to all participants with greater prizes going to winners.

About CPL
The Cyberathlete Professional League Extreme Winter Championships is taking place Wednesday, December 15 to Sunday, December 19, 2004 at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas, Texas. It will be attended by 1,200 video gamers from 30 countries, including Germany, Sweden, Canada, United Kingdom, Brazil, Finland, Japan and Italy. The event is hosting four video game tournaments with a total cash purse of $160,000.

About Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel
Johnathan first got involved in tournaments when he heard about CPL’s Frag3 Tournament that took place in October 1999. He won third there and was invited to represent the USA in Stockholm two weeks later where he won undefeated, winning all 18 maps against the top players in the world. He has continued to dominate competitions all over the world, including The United States, Singapore, Korea, Brazil, Australia, France, Germany, Holland, and Russia.

He won the CPL Pentium 4 Winter Championship playing Unreal Tournament 2003, a victory which made him three time CPL Champion of the Year—and each year for victories in a different game. At the recent QuakeCon04, Fatal1ty captured the DOOM 3 Inaugural 1v1 Championship, capturing $25,000 in prize money. For more information, visit

About Auravision Inc.
Auravision is a pioneer in the field of personal interface devices and has literally changed the way consumers and business professionals look at the computer workstation. With its first introduction of its patented ElectroLuminescent technology (EluminX), Auravision continues to lead the way in developing new computer peripherals and consumer electronic technologies designed to enhance the user’s experience.

Auravision is the master licensor for Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel, the world’s leading gamer and three-time World Champion from the Cyberathlete Professional League. Leading companies have signed agreements to bring innovative products to market carrying the Fatal1ty brand in order to meet the needs of a growing gaming lifestyle. A number of products with the Fatal1ty brand are already in the marketplace.

For more information on Auravision and its EluminX technology, visit or

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