GIGABYTE StarCraft® II Cup Season 2 Is Heating Up!!

GIGABYTE is going to offer an extra prize for the top ranking point winner!!



Taipei, Taiwan, 9th Nov, 2011 – GIGABYTE Technology, a world leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards has launched their second season of GIGABYTE StarCraft® II tournament series for eight weeks.“RGNartist” has just won the battle in tournament #8 this week and “Nerchio” is the highest ranking point gamer up to now! “Grubby” is just close behind!

Found that the ranking point is also a battle ground for all the gamers, GIGABYTE decides to add an extra prize for the top ranking score winner in the Grand Final! GIGABYTE is going to give away a “GIGABYTE StarCraft II Cup – Top Ranking Winner” pack which including a G1.Sniper and Corsair Force Series™ GT 120GB SATA 3 6Gb/s (CSSD-F120GBGT-BK)!

GIGABYTE StarCraft II season 2 consists of 13 tournaments, played on a weekly basis. Players from all over the world will be able to compete for the prize money of 150 EUR each week and in addition gain ranking-points in order to qualify for a final tournament with a prize pool of 850 EUR and additional hardware by GIGABYTE! The tournaments take place each Monday with up to 512 players and start at 18:00 CEST. Anyone is welcome to sign up in the tournament and compete against the best StarCraft® II players on the European® server! The second season is broadcasted by high-class live video-streams in order to provide the best possible coverage for the gaming community every week!

GIGABYTE StarCraft® II Tournamentdetails

  1. starts each Monday at 18:00 CEST
  2. 13 qualification tournaments
  3. Top 8 players get qualification points
  4. Live broadcasting of the best matches
  5. Hardware raffles during the course of the tournament series

Prize money for each of the 12 weekly tournaments

  1. 1st place: 100 EUR
  2. 2ndplace: 50 EUR

Prize distribution for Season Final Winners!!

  1. 1st place: 500 EUR + G1.Sniper + GIGABYTE GTX 580 SO Edition (GV-N580SO-15I)
  2. 2nd place: 250 EUR + GIGABYTE GTX 560 Ti OC Edition (GV-N560OC-1GI) + Corsair SSD
  3. 3rd place: 100 EUR + Aivia K8100 Macro Gaming Keyboard + Aivia M8600 Macro Gaming Mouse
  4. “Top Ranking Winner” pack: G1.Sniper (Intel X58 + ICH10R) and Corsair Force Series™ GT 120GB SATA 3 6Gb/s (CSSD-F120GBGT-BK)!


  1. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 Super Overclock Edition
  2. GIGABYTE WINDFORCE™ 3X Anti-turbulence Inclined Triple Fan
  3. Extreme Dual BIOS Technology


  1. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti Overclock Edition
  2. GIGABYTE WINDFORCE™ 2X Parallel-inclined anti-turbulence cooling design. PWM fan: 80mm PWM fan & run up to 3300 RPM; 4 pure copper heat pipes

Aivia K8100 Macro Gaming Keyboard

  1. Enhanced ergonomic gaming keyboard design
  2. Touch and slide volume control
  3. 20 anti-ghosting keys

Aivia M8600 Gaming Mouse

  1. GamePlay™ wireless technology
  2. 100-hour long-lasting Li-ion battery
  3. Quick-swap Battery System

Corsair Force Series™ GT 120GB SATA 3 6Gb/s

  1. SATA 3 6Gb/s Interface
  2. Backward compatible with SATA II and SATA I
  3. Microsoft® Windows® 7, Vista®, and XP; Macintosh OS X; Linux


  1. 3-way SLI and 3-way CrossFireX multi-graphics support
  2. Bigfoot Networks Killer™ E2100 LAN onboard
  3. Creative’s top-of-the-line 20K2 digital audio processor onboard


For further information and registration for the tournaments please visit:
For more details of GIGABYTE GTX 500 Series, please visit the GIGABYTE website at:,53@53,62&v=1,1@2,16
For more details of GIGABYTE G1.Sniper, please visit:
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