ESWC returns in 2010 at Paris, Disneyland

8 12 2009


Paris, France – November 23, 2009

2009 edition did not happen, but 2010 will. World’s top gamers will be able to compete during the 7 th Electronic Sports Wold Cup™ 2010 Grand Final (ESWC 2010) in Paris, France from June 30 to July 4, 2010.

DIP-Organisation, well known in France for the several events handled since five years, will organize the event in partnership with well known video games organisations.

The ESWC 2010 will be held in Disneyland ® Paris, the famous entertainment park in the Paris neighbourhood.
Disneyland® Paris will host the video games event in Disney®Village, an area including shopping, dining, cinemas, dancing and live entertainment for the whole family and open to anybody, park client as simple visitor. Beside the event venue, Disneyland® Paris will also provide accommodations for the 600 champions during their journey among the numerous hotels of the resort.

ESWC 2010 competitors will vie for $200,000 in prize money divided between the World Champions and their challengers in several tournaments:

Counter Strike
Counter Strike Women
Warcraft 3: Frozen throne
Trackmania ESWC
Virtual Tennis
Need for speed Shift
Street Fighter 4
Fifa 2010

ESWC organization committee might add more games early 2010.

Qualification process will start in January 2010, DIP-Organisation is aiming to gather 32 countries to participate in the ESWC come back.

DIP-Organisation bought the ESWC brandand trademark in August 2009. DIP-Organisation did not buy the company organizing ESWC so far. In consequences, DIP-Organisation is not in charge of any obligation to pay 2008 cash prize or any debt that have not been paid by the last organisation. However , in order to prevent more harm and damage to the ESWC image and to maintain coherent the ESWC project and spirit, DIP-Organisation is studying the possibilities to found a way to compensate the last ESWC champions.


Note from Go International Group, Master License Owner for ESWC Malaysia: We’re currently undergoing negotiations with ESWC France to confirm Malaysia’s participation at ESWC 2010 and will make official announcements in January 2010.




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