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World's Largest Gaming Festival Names Samsung as Official Monitor Partner for WCG 2012

- Representatives from each country will compete using Samsung's Series 7 and Series 3 monitors during the WCG 2012 Grand Final

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- World Cyber Games (WCG) announced today that Samsung Electronics has been selected as the official monitor partner of the WCG 2012 Grand Final which will be taking place from Nov. 29 to Dec. 2 in Kunshan, China. The Series 7 (S24B750) and Series 3 (S23B370H) monitors will be used by the national team competitors during the WCG 2012 Grand Final tournament.

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"The fact that Samsung has been selected as the official partner of WCG for 12 consecutive years demonstrates that our monitors are recognized as a global display leader by gamers," said Jeong-Hwan Kim, senior vice president of Display Sales and Marketing at Samsung Electronics. "We will do our best to provide the best environment for professional gamers."

"Thanks to Samsung's monitors, cyber athletes can enjoy games in a more comfortable environment," said Brad Lee, CEO of World Cyber Games. "The monitors will be used in the China national team selection match, followed by the WCG 2012 Grand Final, which runs from Oct. 26 to 28."

Samsung's Series 7 and Series 3 monitors feature full HD LED displays, providing gamers with vivid, true-to-life colors and a flawless picture quality that is artifact-free during fast moving scenes. The Series 7 monitor also delivers rich sound via its built-in 2-channel dual speakers, creating an immersive gaming experience for users.

Ideal for various entertainment scenarios, the Series 7 monitor supports Mobile High-definition Link (MHL), which allows consumers to play content stored on their mobile phone on a much larger screen -- while still charging the phone.

About World Cyber Games (WCG) Inc.

Found in 2000, the World Cyber Games (www.wcg.com) is designed to promote harmony of humankind through e-sports. The world's cyber culture festival marks its 12th anniversary this year. The World Cyber Games is the world's largest game festival organized by World Cyber Games (WCG), Inc., and the company's ideology is to lead digital entertainment. WCG 2011 Grand Final was held in Busan, South Korea and WCG2012 Grand Final will be held in Kunshan, China starting from November 29th (Thursday) to December 2nd (Sunday).

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. 

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. Employing approximately 206,000 people in 197 offices across 72 countries, the company operates two separate organizations to coordinate its nine independent business units: Digital Media & Communications, comprising Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and Device Solutions, consisting of Memory, System LSI and LED. Recognized for its industry-leading performance across a range of economic, environmental and social criteria, Samsung Electronics was named the world's most sustainable technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.

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