GIGABYTE StarCraft II Cup Season 2 Is Heating Up!!

GIGABYTE is going to offer an extra prize for the top ranking point winner!!

(Auszug aus der Pressemitteilung)

Taipei, Taiwan, 9th Nov, 2011 – GIGABYTE Technology, a world leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards has launched their second season of GIGABYTE StarCraft® II tournament series for eight weeks.“RGNartist” has just won the battle in tournament #8 this week and “Nerchio” is the highest ranking point gamer up to now! “Grubby” is just close behind!


Found that the ranking point is also a battle ground for all the gamers, GIGABYTE decides to add an extra prize for the top ranking score winner in the Grand Final! GIGABYTE is going to give away a “GIGABYTE StarCraft II Cup – Top Ranking Winner” pack which including a G1.Sniper and Corsair Force Series™ GT 120GB SATA 3 6Gb/s (CSSD-F120GBGT-BK)!

GIGABYTE StarCraft II season 2 consists of 13 tournaments, played on a weekly basis. Players from all over the world will be able to compete for the prize money of 150 EUR each week and in addition gain ranking-points in order to qualify for a final tournament with a prize pool of 850 EUR and additional hardware by GIGABYTE! The tournaments take place each Monday with up to 512 players and start at 18:00 CEST. Anyone is welcome to sign up in the tournament and compete against the best StarCraft® II players on the European® server! The second season is broadcasted by high-class live video-streams in order to provide the best possible coverage for the gaming community every week!

“GIGABYTE StarCraft® II Tournament” details

  • starts each Monday at 18:00 CEST
  • 13 qualification tournaments
  • Top 8 players get qualification points
  • Live broadcasting of the best matches
  • Hardware raffles during the course of the tournament series

Prize money for each of the 12 weekly tournaments

  • 1st place: 100 EUR
  • 2nd place: 50 EUR

Prize distribution for Season Final Winners!!

  • 1st place: 500 EUR + G1.Sniper + GIGABYTE GTX 580 SO Edition (GV-N580SO-15I)
  • 2nd place: 250 EUR + GIGABYTE GTX 560 Ti OC Edition (GV-N560OC-1GI) + Corsair SSD
  • 3rd place: 100 EUR + Aivia K8100 Macro Gaming Keyboard + Aivia M8600 Macro Gaming Mouse
  • “Top Ranking Winner” pack: G1.Sniper (Intel X58 + ICH10R) and Corsair Force Series™ GT 120GB SATA 3 6Gb/s (CSSD-F120GBGT-BK)!