Birmingham Salvo Wins 2008 CGS Championship
Posted on August 1, 2008Birmingham Salvo defeated San Francisco Optx 22-15 in the 2008 World Final championship match of the Championship Gaming Series (CGS). Birmingham Salvo won $500,000 and the Mountain Dew World Champion trophy.
Michael O'Dell, General Manager for Birmingham Salvo, says in a statement, "They truly deserve the title of World Champions. We faced a lot of tough competition throughout the season, but when our backs were against the wall, every player demonstrated the skills and the poise to step up when it mattered the most. My players spent hundreds of hours practicing this season, and their hard work paid off tonight."
Kotaku reports that the Championship Gaming Series ended in late 2008, not too long after it began.