Thu, Jun 11, 2009 | 15:05 BST
Warcraft Regional Finals to be held in Cologne June 26 – 28
Blizzard has confirmed details for the upcoming Warcraft Regional Finals at the KOMED MediaPark, Cologne.
The event will be held from June 26 – 28 with two European and North American Arena teams advancing to the Global Finals which will take place at BlizzCon 2009 in August.
Two Warcraft III players from North America, and three Warcraft III players from Europe will also advance to the Global Finals.
More information through here and via the press release posted after the jump.
BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT® MEDIA ALERT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 11th, 2009
2009 Warcraft® Regional Finals Details
PARIS, France — Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today confirmed details for the upcoming Warcraft® Regional Finals that will be held between the 26th and 28th of June at the KOMED MediaPark, Cologne. Over recent months, World of Warcraft® 3v3 Arena teams and Warcraft III players across Europe and North America have been climbing their respective qualifying ladders, battling each other for a spot at the Regional Finals.
At the Regional Finals tournament, the top competitors from both North America and Europe will come together in a clash to determine who will advance to the Global Finals. In the end two North American Arena teams, two European Arena teams, two Warcraft III players from North America, and three Warcraft III players from Europe will advance to the Global Finals, which will be held at BlizzCon 2009 this August 21 and 22 in Anaheim, California.
Gamers who are not competing in the contest are welcome to attend, witness the fast-paced action live on stage, and cheer their favorite players on to victory.
For more information or to check out the event videos and galleries from last year’s finals, head to the official Warcraft Regional Finals 2009 website at http://eu.blizzard.com/rf09/.