Tactic3D StarCraft 2 Pro-Am Tournament Announced

BY Andrew Miesner / March 27, 2011

compLexity Gaming is thrilled to announce our upcoming StarCraft 2 tournament sponsored by Creative and presented by Fry’s Electronics:  The SOUND BLASTER TACTIC 3D PRO-AM GAMING TOURNAMENT.

The event, which is open to North American players, will take place during the month of May and will offer a 1,000 player open event with $5,000 in prizes.  The top 32 finalists from the open event will join 32 invited professional players in a 64 man bracket for $5,000 in cash.

Casters include DJWheat, JP McDaniel and AskJoshy.



The press release:




March 28, 2011


Creative Offers 10k in Cash and Prizes for the Sound Blaster® Tactic3D™ Online Gaming Tournament Presented by Fry’s Electronics

Developed in Conjunction with Pro-Gaming Team compLexity


What: Creative Technology Ltd. today announced the Sound Blaster Tactic 3D Online Pro-am Gaming Tournament, featuring StarCraft® II, with cash and prizes totaling USD$10,000.00.  Registration will be open on April 8 for the Sound Blaster Tactic 3D Online Gaming Tournament presented by Fry’s Electronics at http://tactic3d.complexitygaming.com

The Sound Blaster Tactic3D Online Gaming Tournament presented by Fry’s Electronics will be conducted in two stages.  The first stage is the amateur bracket, where 1,000 amateur StarCraft II players will compete against each other until there are 32 players remaining.  The second stage is the pro-am portion of the tournament, where the 32 amateur players will go head to head against 32 pro gamers for a chance to win the grand cash prize.

“Sponsoring a pro-am tournament is a natural extension of our love for the gaming community,” said Ryan Schlieper, product manager for gaming at Creative Labs, Inc.  “The e-sports community has taken a hit over the past few years and we are excited to give up-and-comers a direct shot against the best professional gamers in the world, while playing one of the hottest online competitive games, StarCraft II. With 10K of cash and prizes up for grabs, it has all the makings of an amazing gaming event!”

“Complexity Gaming is honored to help bring to life an event that not only recognizes today’s top players but provides an opportunity for tomorrow’s big names to step forward and shine along side them,” said Jason Lake of compLexity Gaming.

About Creative
Creative is a worldwide leader in digital entertainment products. Famous for its Sound Blaster® sound cards and for launching the multimedia revolution, Creative is now driving digital entertainment on the PC platform with products like its highly acclaimed ZEN® MP3 and portable media players. Creative’s innovative hardware, proprietary technology, applications and services leverage the Internet, enabling consumers to experience high-quality digital entertainment – anytime, anywhere.


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Further information will be released soon. Click HERE to visit the tournament page and enter your email for instant updates as they are released.


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