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The videogames olympics.

Defined as the "Digital Culture Festival", the first World Cyber ​​Games, or the videogame Olympiad.

When: from 5 to 9 December 2001; where: finals in Seoul, Korea, at the COEX – Convention and Exhibition Center; who: 17 Italians; like:; why: have fun, travel and maybe win a lot of money, the first prize $ 300,000.

The preselection will take place in two phases, the first online and the second offline, passing through the SMAU in Milan, where the NGI (Italian organizer) will have a stand (in hall 26, next to the historic 8, once Apple's "home") to promote the event and conclude the national preliminaries.

As many as 34 nations will initially participate, in addition to Italy: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Great Britain, Hong Kong, India, Iceland, Luxembourg, Malaysia , Mexico, Norway, New Zealand, Holland, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United States, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Taipei, Ukraine.

The games considered for the Italian elimination are: Quake III Arena Duel, Unreal Tournament Duel, Half-Life: CounterStrike, Age Of Empires II, Fifa 2001.

This is the international website, for more information: