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Counter-Strike hits the big time

CPL announces $15,000 Counter-Strike tournament for December 2000

has announced that it will be running a Counter-Strike tournament at the Babbages-CPL event, taking place in Dallas in mid-December. Sponsored by gaming rodent manufacturers Razer, the competition will sport $15,000 in cash prizes, making it perhaps the biggest paying tournament held so far for the insanely popular Half-Life counter-terrorist mod. To sign up for the competition, head over to the CPL website. And for those of you prefer a slightly faster pace for your first person shooters, the Babbages-CPL event will also host a $100,000 Quake 3 one-on-one competition...