Fatal1ty’s upcoming visit to Copenhagen has already drawn a large media interest, including interviews with the leading TV stations in Denmark. Some of the predicted 80,000 visitors of the CEC event in Tivoli Theme Park will also have the opportunity to be a part of the attempt, as 6 other PCs are manned with a rotation of other gamers, just waiting to be the next character fragged by Fatal1ty and add to the tally for the record. However, to put a twist on things, any participant that wins a point against Fatal1ty will win not only bragging rights, but also exlusive Fatal1ty hardware. So, as much as they may want to help Fatal1ty and be ”fragged,” they will equally want to survive and win exclusive prizes!

Who says world records are just for Olympic gamers like Michael Phelps?
Online gaming has been growing for over 15 years, and as that interest has grown, it has developed into a true internationally recognized sport, or rather eSport. Fatal1ty and Boomtown have been a part of this growing eSport and are now joining together with Guinness Book of World Records to bring it even more international recognition.

”eSports are about more than sitting at home in front of a PC and playing games all night long, and Boomtown is excited to team with Fatal1ty to put a mark in the Guinness World Record Book and prove that online gaming is both fun and serious—even social,” says Boomtown respresentative, Pamela Simpson.

Facts about Johnathan ”Fatal1ty” Wendel:
Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel became the world’s first full time professional video gamer in 1999 and since then has dominated competitions all over the world, winning an unprecedented 12 world titles in 5 different games. His dedication to the concept of competitive video gaming led him to create a range of gaming gear that carries the Fatal1ty Brand.

In honor of his contributions, Johnathan was awarded the first ever Lifetime Achievement Award in the four-year history of the eSports-Award for “showing exceptional sportsmanship, taking part in shaping eSports into what it is today and for being the prime representative of this young sport. He has become the figurehead for eSports worldwide.”

Facts about Boomtown:
Boomtown is an online gaming cafe located in 3 major cities in Denmark with international expansion 2 beginning in the summer of 2009. Boomtown offers the best environment and hardware for both serious gamers and casual surfers in Copenhagen, Aarhus, and Odense, Denmark. Boomtown is owned by AA-Technologies, an international holding company located in Cairo, Egypt.

Facts about Copenhagen eSport Challenge:
Copenhagen eSport Challenge is a partnership between the Municipality of Copenhagen, Wonderful Copenhagen and Tivoli Gardens. GamingSchool is organizing Copenhagen eSport Challenge’s premier event in Tivoli. For complete program information, visit www.cec2k.dk.

For more information, contact:
Fatal1ty/Auravision Press Relations, Jennifer Cash,jcash@auravision.com US 818.880.8872,
Boomtown, Marketing Manager, Pamela Simpson: pamela@boomtown.net, +2.018.001.1677
Copenhagen eSport Challenge, Rasmus Pederson: rasmus@gamingschool.dk +45 4092 9390

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