ADVISORY/Professional Gamers' League Season 3 Championship in San Francisco.
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RE: Kicker Idea -- Computer Gamers Now Have Opportunity to Turn Pro What: If you know any talented joystick jocks who are looking to work their way through school or who want to quit their day job to play computer games...they can now go professional. And if they want to see the best computer gamers in the world in action, tell them to go to the Professional Gamers' League Championship this Thursday Nov. 12 through Sat. Nov. 14, in San Francisco. More than $70,000 in cash and nearly $50,000 in prizes will be awarded to the best computer gamers who are flying in from all over the country. The only pro sports league for computer game enthusiasts, the PGL is also celebrating its one-year anniversary, and will be giving out PGL trading cards and other merchandise to fans who attend the event. Interested fans can also follow the action via live Webcast, being provided by Pseudo Networks' All Games Network (http://www.allgames.com). Where: Club-i, San Francisco's hottest cybercafe located at 850 Folsom St. When: Thursday, Nov. 12, 1998, 12 p.m.--6 p.m.: Quarter-final Matches in Quake II (1-on-1 action competition), Starcraft (1-on-1 strategy competition), Quake Teamplay (4-on-4 action competition) Friday, Nov. 13, 1998, 12 noon--8 p.m.: Semi-final Matches Saturday, Nov. 14, 1998, 10 a.m.--4:30 p.m.: Championship Matches in all categories Interviews: Thresh, Immortal and other top gamers Nolan Bushnell, PGL commissioner and founder of Atari (Pong) PGL Executives Computer gaming fans Visuals: Gamers in competition Crowds of fans Screen shots of the games being played B-roll and VNR package (Beta)
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|Date:||Nov 13, 1998|
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