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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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