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The Gathering 2011 & Copenhagen Games 2011 host local HoN events


Several Heroes of Newerth LAN tournaments occurred this past weekend in Europe, including The Gathering 2011 and the Copenhagen Games 2011, the largest events in Norway and Denmark, respectively.

The Gathering, held in Hamar, Norway, hosted a three day HoN tournament that started on Thursday, April 21st. A 32-team, double-elimination bracket was filled, with 35000 NOK (~€4484) on the line.

NoGrenades, led by Sondre "Loiz" Løhre of the former team Imperial eSports, went undefeated through the entire bracket to win the tournament.

The Gathering 2011
1st Place: Norway NoGrenades, 20000 NOK (~€2562)
2nd Place: Norway Pandabearz, 10000 NOK (~€1281)
3rd Place: Norway Broken Masma, 5000 NOK (~€641)

Less than 600 km away in Copenhagen, Denmark, another HoN tournament was held at the Copenhagen Games 2011. Eleven Danish teams battled it out in the groupstage on Friday, followed by the playoff bracket on Saturday.

Notably, [Infs] Buch and [OK] SemiJew temporarily teamed up as Quintet of Quality, the eventual tournament champions. The runners-up were REGret eSports (formerly Danish Dynamite), the ESL Major Series Season VIII qualifiers.

Copenhagen Games 2011
1st Place: Denmark Quintet of Quality, 5000 DKK (~€670)
2nd Place: Denmark REGret eSports, 2000 DKK (~€268)
3rd Place: Denmark aNimus gaming, hardware

With three LAN events all wrapped up this past weekend (Gamers Assembly, The Gathering, and Copenhagen Games), the excitement is building for DreamHack Summer 2011 and, of course, the vast number of online events that are in progress. We'll keep you informed with the latest coverage!

gathering.org - The Gathering
copenhagengames.com - Copenhagen Games

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