Replay Events have today launched the UK’s first nationwide Classic Gaming Championship.
Qualifying heats will be held at various events and expos throughout the UK with the grand final taking place at Play Expo on Sunday 12th October 2014.
Heats have been confirmed at some of the UK’s biggest video gaming events such as EGX, EGX Rezzed and Play Expo. Replay are speaking with a number of other major event organisers to ensure good coverage across mainland UK.
Event organisers are encouraged to contact Replay Events should they wish to hold a heat at their show.
Heats will feature five games from a shortlist of fifteen. All shortlisted games must be a minimum of fifteen years old and are organised into pots covering different generations.
Entry to the tournament is free, however contestants must have purchased a general show ticket for the event where the heat is being held.
Heat winners will receive a specially produced CGC heat winners medal and an expenses paid trip to Manchester, where they will compete in the grand final against the best gamers in the country for the title of Classic Gaming Champion 2014!