Johan “Toxic” Quick defeated Fatal1ty early in the competition to put him in the lower bracket where he fought his way back into the finals by defeating Alex “Ztrider” Ingarv, Anton “Cooller” Singov, and Jason “Socrates” Sylka. Meeting Toxic for the championship on the College Sports Television (CSTV) stage, Fatal1ty took the first match 2-0 setting up the thrilling final match in front of an excited crowd. After losing to Toxic in the first map, Fatal1ty rebounded to take the second map before falling in the third. The appreciative crowd roared its approval for the exciting performance by both contestants.

The famed Chelsea Piers Sports & Entertainment Complex in New York City hosted the WSVG Finals, the first international video game competition circuit for multiple game platforms which received more television coverage than any other video game tournament to date. WSVG was founded by Games Media Properties and is presented by Intel. CSTV, a CBS company, was on hand to provide live coverage for its new World Series of Video Games broadband channel ( which also carried the live Team Sportscast Network streamcast of the Finals. CSTV will also produce and air complete coverage of the first World Series of Video Games Finals as part of a five-week series Sundays at 9 p.m. ET beginning January 21, 2007.

Additionally, CBS is scheduled to air a behind-the-scenes special on December 30 at 3:00pm focusing on the stars of WSVG. “THEY GOT GAME Stars of the World Series of Video Games,” will feature Fatal1ty as well as four other top competitors. The CBS broadcast will mark the first appearance for professional video game competitions on U.S. broadcast network television.

About Fatal1ty Brand Partners
Fatal1ty Brand Partners is made up of a growing list of companies that manufacture and deliver products directed to the PC Gaming market under license by Fatal1ty. Each company that makes up the Fatal1ty Brand Partners is dedicated to the delivery of products that are of the highest quality and provide an enhanced gaming experience for their customers. Companies presently licensing the Fatal1ty brand are ABIT Computer Corp., Creative Labs, XFX and Zalman Tech.

About Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel
Johnathan became the world’s first full time professional video gamer in October 1999, when he placed third at the CPL’s Frag3 tournament. Two weeks later he was invited to represent the USA in an international tournament in Stockholm, where he went undefeated with a perfect performance, winning all 18 maps and losing none. He has continued to dominate competitions all over the world, competing on 6 continents during his 6-year professional career.

Winning the 2005 CPL World Tour Finals in New York City secured his twelfth Major Championship and tenth world title, accomplished while competing in 5 different games – an unprecedented achievement. His New York City victory earned him $150,000 and brought his 2005 total winnings to $231,000. During his competitive gaming career Fatal1ty has placed 1st in 65% of all the competitions he has entered and top 3 in 90% of them. For more information on Fatal1ty visit

About Games Media Properties
Games Media Properties is the leader worldwide in the organization of video game competitions, tournaments and festivals, bringing the excitement and intensity of live gaming events to a mainstream consumer audience. Games Media Properties launched the World Series of Video Games, the first video game competition circuit on multiple gaming platforms that culminates in final rounds to name true world gaming champions. For more information, visit

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