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Sunday, November 20, 2005
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These electronic gaming athletes have won honor for the Philippines.
I'm proud to have witnessed the Philippine campaign in the World Cyber Games 2005 Grand Final. Here's an excerpt from the INQ7 Breaking News story.
SINGAPORE--(UPDATE) Refusing to give up after his opponent took a huge lead in the first match of the best-of-three encounter in the Midtown Madness 3 Mobile Asia Pacific finals in the World Cyber Games (WCG) Mobile Tournament, Filipino Paolo Antonio Carlos Castro nonetheless hung tough and emerged the champion.
"I was very lucky. It was very close," new Asia Pacific champion Castro, who won 3,000 US dollars for placing first, told hackenslash.net in the post-game interview. The Philippines defeated Singapore in the Asia Pacific championship on Nov. 20. "I have to thank Globe for helping me get here," Castro added.