SEOUL, South Korea, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- World Cyber Games Inc. (WCG), organizer of the premier international video game competition and festival, announced today Busan Metropolitan City, South Korea as the WCG 2011 Grand Final host city. As the official host city for the WCG 2011 Grand Final, elite gamers from all around the world will flock to the Busan Exhibition & Convention Center (BEXCO) this December to compete for the title of world's best gamer.
In bringing the Grand Final to South Korea after 8 years since 2003, WCG has made its final decision on Busan, which has been increasing its international reputation in opening many global events like film festivals and motor shows.
"Busan is expected to be the hub city of games and culture by bringing WCG along with G-star," said Nam-Sik Hur, Mayor of Busan Metropolitan City. "We will do our best in welcoming the international delegates for a successful WCG 2011 Grand Final."
"WCG, an international game event, together with G-star will give Busan a great chance to grow as a game mecca," said Tae-Gun Seo, president of Busan IT Industry Promotion Agency. "We believe WCG 2011 in Busan will be the greatest ever with the wholehearted support from Busan city," said Brad Lee, CEO of World Cyber Games, Inc.
The WCG 2011 Grand Final will be held from December 8th (Thursday) to December 11th (Sunday).
For more information, please visit www.wcg.com.
About Busan Metropolitan City
Busan, the second largest city in Korea with 3.6 million residents, is located on the southeastern tip of the Korean peninsula. The natural environment of Busan is a perfect example of harmony between mountains, rivers and sea. Its geography includes a coastline with superb beaches and scenic cliffs, mountains which provide extraordinary views, and hot springs scattered throughout the city. Its deep harbor and gentle tides have allowed it to grow into the largest port in the country and the fifth largest in the world. The city's natural endowments and rich history have resulted in Busan's increasing reputation as a world class city of tourism and culture, and it is also emerging as an international convention destination.
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SOURCE World Cyber Games Inc.