Last night the Nadeo staff attended the Gamers Assembly 2012 press conference, this was the official announcement to begin this years tournament. This was also the occasion to reveal the presence of ShootMania Storm at the Gamers Assembly 2012.
To celebrate this momentous event, 3 former champions and 3 stars of the current eSport scene competed in a showmatch of ShootMania Storm’s ‘Elite’ team mode. The showmatch was commentated by the talented Chips and Noi.
For GG team :
- Michael “HaRts” Zanatta,
- Frédéric “OliGan” Ngor,
- Issam “Issam” Lahouasnia
For VG team :
- Nathan “NBK” Schmitt, voted player of the year 2011 by Cadred.
- Cédric “RpK” Guipouy
- Michael “mK” Zaidi”.
The result of this exciting competition was the VeryGames team securing victory. Although we can also congratulate the GG team for their excellent gameplay and sportsmanship.
In addition to the three dedicated TrackMania competitions, this year the Gamers Assembly will propose the Op3n ShootMania Tournament. This Op3n will assemble 32 teams, divided into 4 pools of 8 teams. Teams will confront each other to win the first official title of ShootMania and leave with a number of prizes provided by our partners : Asus, Plantronics, QPad and Intel. And for an added bonus, the matches will be commentated live by Chips and Noi!
Here is some more information on the GG and the VeryGames teams :
GG, GoodGame, is a legendary team of the french eSport scene. Founded by ElkY in 2000, she has won several French Champions titles on Counter-Strike, Starcraft, Warcraft 3 and Pro Evolution Soccer.
The VeryGames team has been created in 2008 by Johann Thiesson, to allow cybers athletes to benefit from the professionnal framework and follow their passion. VeryGames team is the first profesionnal Counter-Strike Source team created in France, exclusively composed of players under contract and salary. In only a few months the VeryGames team has asserted itself as one of the best international teams in eSports boasting an immense prize list. The teams defining moment was obtaining the World Tilte at the Electronic Sports World Cup 2011.
Chips & Noi are the french commentators leaders on the League of Legends game. Counting thousands spectators daily, they broadcast videos on their Youtube channel www.youtube.com/chipsetnoi as well as on www.ogaming.tv. Chips and Noi are at the origin of the tournament “Kings of Europe” which as been viewed by more than 500 000 unique spectators worldwide in january 2012.
Finally, we will leave you with a short video of the reactions of the people participating to the event yesterday evening. See you soon!
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