This year World Cyber games Asia event was held 3-5 July at the Suntec Singapore.I was also got a chance to participate as a Sri Lankan representative of the Guitar Hero World Tour XBOX360 game.It was a grate privilege to represent our country to the international gaming event.
And this was the first time Sri Lanka participate for the Asian Finals.
For my game i had to compete with 14 teams form 14 countries.Singapore,Austrila,New Zeeland,India,Bangladesh,Vietnam,China,Korea,
Japan,Chinese Taipei,Indonesia,Malaysia,Philippines among those countries.
With parallel to this event they also had the Singapore National Final in 3rd of July.
And the winners of that were compete with us.
I was in the group D and in my group there were 3 teams including Sri Lanka,Vietnam,Chinese Taipei.
And the winners of our group was from Chinese Taipei.Then they compete with other group winners.
And the final result –
1st rank: New Zealand
2nd rank: Singapore
3rd rank: Chinese Taipei
Competitors form Sri Lankan team were not able to won any medal this year.
Since this was our first time of this competition we need prepare more our self in the next year.
Overall winner of the competition was Vietnam.
They able get two gold medals from the DOTA and FIFA 09 games.
Also this was my first Visit to Singapore.It was a grate country and the contribution to the game industry was huge in Singapore.Because of that WCG has choose Singapore to host the Asia finals in this year ,like in last years.
They also had Government Ministry to handle media development (including games) in Singapore.Guest of Horner of the award ceremony was also from MDA(Media Development Authority) of Singapore.
World final of the World Cyber games going to be held at Chengdu,China.There going be teams from 80 countries for that competition.
And the National finals of the Sri Lanka for that competition going to be held in September at BMICH.
Image Courtesy -http://asian.wcg.com/
And other Images taken by me.
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