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CGS names UK winners

Offers GBP 15K to go pro.

The Championship Gaming Series has announced the winners of its first UK draft, which saw 20 skillful gamers offered a salary of GBP 15,000 to play professionally.

From here the two teams of ten will be coached by Quake legend Sujoy Roy and other person Michael O'Dell, before flying to Los Angeles in December to compete for a million-dollar purse.

The CGS World Championship will be shown on Sky One, Sky One HD, and Sky Two during the week running from Monday 24th to Sunday 30th December.

Representing London are:

  • Team Manager
  • Sujoy Roy
  • Counter-Strike: Source
  • Lewis "Hughsy" Hughes
  • Thomas " beta" Hanna
  • Jonathan " jon0o" Finglass
  • Henry " HenryG" Greer
  • Tom "url" Chenery
  • Dead or Alive 4
  • Nick "NT 101" Townsend
  • Kathy "Snuggles" Zablotzky
  • Project Gotham Racing 3
  • Avtar "Paddaman" Padda
  • Steven "Stune" Embling
  • FIFA '07
  • Chris "ChrisyB" Bullard

Representing Birmingham are:

  • Team Manager
  • Michael O'Dell
  • Counter-Strike: Source
  • Sam "RatlesnK" Gawn
  • Stuart "Harriman" Harriman
  • Marc "Mangiacapra" Mangiacapra
  • Pete "pt" Wright
  • Adam "AdY" Brown
  • Dead or Alive 4
  • Mingzhi "Messy" Deng
  • Samantha "Ricochet" Whale
  • Project Gotham Racing 3
  • David "Daveyskills" Kelly
  • Jason "Neo Jake" Holmes
  • FIFA '07
  • Michael "Bazza" Barrett

Good luck!

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