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DreamHack Winter 2013 features on of the largest prize pools in fighting game history and today we are very happy to announce Mad Catz as a main sponsor for the DreamHack Energizer Ultimate Lithium Fighting Championship in Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition Ver. 2012. Mad Catz will provide Mad Catz Arcade FightSticks to the tournament area and also award them to the best players in the tournament.

But that’s not all, Mad Catz will also fly in five of the very best fighting game players in the universe, including the living legend Daigo ‘The Beast’ Umehara from Japan and the current Evolution Championship Series World Champion Ho Kun Xian from Singapore. We are also very excited to welcome back the multiple DreamHack Champion Ryan ‘Prodigal Son’ Hart from Team Western Wolves back to Sweden and last but absolutely not least, the Japanese super players Mago ‘2DGOD’ & TOKIDO ‘The MURDERFACE’ are also joining up to fight for the title DreamHack Champion this Winter.

The best matches will be live streamed in HD on Twitch and the final matches will be played in one of the eSport arenas – in front of live audience. DreamHack Winter 2013 is arranged from November 28 to December 1 and the tournament will be arranged on Saturday 30 November. Read on for full details on how to sign up for the tournament.

MAD CATZ SPONSORED PLAYERS AT DHW13

Daigo “The Beast” Umehara (Japan)
Mago ‘2DGOD’ (Japan)
Hajime “TOKIDO” Taniguchi aka The MURDERFACE (Japan)
Ho Kun Xian from Team Desperation Move (Singapore) – Current EVO World Champion
Ryan ‘Prodigal Son’ Hart from Team Western Wolves (UK)

ABOUT MAD CATZ

Established by passionate gamers in 1989, Mad Catz is a multi-category market leader capable of supporting consumers worldwide. Mad Catz products cater to users of in-home gaming consoles, handheld gaming consoles, Windows PC and Mac computers, smartphones, tablets, and mobile devices. At Mad Catz, it’s all about the game.

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TOURNAMENT INFORMATION


Tournament: DreamHack Energizer Ultimate Lithium Fighting Championship Winter 2013 – SSFIVAE
Sponsors: Energizer Ultimate Lithium & Mad Catz
Location: DreamHack Winter 2013, Hall B, Elmia, Jönköping, Sweden
Dates: Saturday 30 November
No of players: 128
Platform: XBOX360, Latest available patch
Monitor: ASUS VW246H
Format: 1on1. Groups to Double Elimination bracket.
Prize Purse: 100 000 SEK (1. 50 000, 2. 25 000, 3. 15 000, 4. 10 000)
Controllers: Please bring your own XBOX 360 compatible controller or joystick. Adapters is allowed.
Game Settings: 1on1, 2/3 rounds, 2/3 games, Group Stage to Double Elimination Bracket. Random stage, Versus Mode, 99 Seconds, No Handicap, Top 16: 2/3 rounds, 3/5 games. All characters are allowed.
Tickets / Competitor fee: All competitors need to have the Event Pass / Competitor Pass (550 SEK) or Computer seat BYOC ticket (from 929 SEK) to be able to participate in tournaments. Buy tickets at bokning.dreamhack.se.
Register for the tournament: www.binarybeast.com

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