Published on July 18th, 2011 | by Cameron Woolsey

QuakeCon 2011 Tournament Lineup Details Released

Another year, another killing spree. On August 4-7 Dallas will once again bring together the greatest online shooter players around in a celebration of bullets and gibs.

Down below are the details for the three tournaments that will take place during QuakeCon. Get those trigger clickers ready.

The Intel® QUAKE LIVE Duel Invitational Masters
The Intel QUAKE LIVE Duel Invitational Masters will feature known professionals and top QUAKE LIVE competitors in their own exclusive tournament. Sixteen (16) of the world’s best QUAKE LIVE players, hand selected by tournament staff from the open online registration, will face-off in the 1 vs.1 duel for more than $14,000 in a single elimination bracket, with each match played in a best-of-three-games format. With two competitors remaining, thousands will gather to watch as these two best-of-the-best survivors go head-to-head in a single elimination,
best-of-five-games throw-down with an $8,000 check written to the champion. Matches will feature a pool of five arenas.

The QUAKE LIVE Team Deathmatch Invitational Masters
The Team Deathmatch Invitational Masters will feature 4 vs. 4 competitions for eight (8) teams battling it out in a single elimination bracket and best-of three-games format using five arenas. Players who come out on top will share prizes of $28,000, including $16,000 for the team of champions. Matches in the tournament will feature five arenas.

The Brink Open Tournament
Available for up to sixteen (16) teams of amateurs with five players per team, the Brink Open will offer up-and-coming competitors a taste of the excitement and pressure of professional gaming. Battling for prizes ranging from top of the line video cards to autographed copies of Brink, players will compete in a stopwatch single elimination bracket. Matches for the Brink Open Tournament will feature Aquarium, Resort, and Terminal.

Registration for QuakeCon 2011 is now open and will close July 31. To register just follow the link: QuakeCon Registration

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