air the live broadcast of the inaugural Championship Gaming Series (CGS) World
Final. The competition will take place December 6-14 at the Sony Studios in Los
Angeles where more than 100 of the world’s top professional gamers will compete
for the league’s first-ever World Champion title and a share of the $1,000,000
prize purse. All the action will be captured live and in HD on DIRECTV’s
original entertainment channel, The 101, starting December 6 at 10pm ET.

“This is
the Super Bowl 1 of professional video gaming,” said Eric Shanks, executive
vice president, DIRECTV Entertainment. “We couldn’t be more pleased with year
one of the league and the excitement that it has created worldwide.”

inaugural CGS World Final will be broadcast on television to more than 350
million viewers worldwide by DIRECTV’s The 101 in the
U.S., BSkyB’s Sky One, Sky Two and Sky HD in the

UK, ESPN STAR Sports in
Asia, and SKY in
Mexico and


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