MLG Pro Circuit To Make A Stop At Fan Expo

By Eli Green
July 24, 2008 - 17:30

Ford Major League Gaming Canada and Insight Sports announced today that Canada's top gamers will have the chance to compete for glory and awesome cash prizes, including a portion of a purse of over $70,000 U.S. during next month's MLB Pro Circuit Toronto, presented by Ford. This stop on the Circuit will be a featured event of this year's Fan Expo, running August 22nd through 24th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

An official stop of the six-city 2008 MLG Pro Circuit, MLG Pro Circuit Toronto, presented by Ford, will feature the top professional and amateur video gamers from Canada and the United States. The event will feature three main tournaments – Halo 3 4-on-4, Gears of War 4-on-4 and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2 4-on-4. The biggest prize from the purse will be going to the championship team in the Halo 3 tournament, which will receive $20,000 U.S. The top eight teams from that tournament will receive prize money, while only the top four teams from the other two tournaments will be awarded prize money. The champion team from those two tournaments will each receive $4,000 U.S.

Teams that wish to try and qualify through the online ladders at can find out more about the ladder system here. For teams that don't qualify, or simply wish to purchase seats through the general registration may do so by going to the MLG Store. Registration opened for the Halo 3 tournament this Tuesday, for the Gears of War tournament yesterday, and is already sold out, and opens for the Rainbow Six Vegas 2 tournament at 7 p.m. Eastern Time tonight.

The prize money for each tournament is as follows:

Halo 3

1st = $20,000

2nd = $12,000

3rd = $8,000

4th = $5,600

5th = $4,000

6th = $2,800

7th = $2,000

8th = $1,600

Gears of War and Rainbow Six Vegas 2

1st = $4,000

2nd = $2,000

3rd = $1,000

4th = $500

Complete information about this stop on the Circuit, including reserving accommodations, how to obtain a U.S. Passport (for American players) and more can be found here.

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