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The Inaugural WD Speed Run Cup

The Inaugural WD Speed Run Cup

Join us for the first ever WD SPEED RUN CUP next Thursday (23 November) and watch 18 intrepid competitors battle it out to be crowned champion of this speedrunning event. All games will be live-streamed to Twitch from 17:30 on the day.

This five-hour marathon at the Fnatic Bunkr in London’s Shoreditch will pit the UK’s top speedrunners, video games bloggers and journalists against each other. They’ll go head-to-head in a series of rounds during this speedrunning event, testing their skills against some of the most challenging games out there including: I am Bread, Cup Head, Portal 1 and Super Meat Boy.

Our speedrunners for the night include UK heavyweights Biinny, Cereth, Fuzzyness and iiSalad. Shoutcaster, Ceirnan 'Excoundrel' Lowe, will be our host for the night , bringing all the speedrunning adventures to you.

All PCs used in this speedrunning event  will be equipped with WD Blue™ 3D NAND SATA SSD for enhanced capacity and reliability as well as blazing speed to give our contestants the best gaming experience possible.

How will your favourite speedrunners fare? Who will win the show-down between journalists and speedrunners, or bloggers vs. journalists? Who will rise to the top and claim the title of champion?

To find out tune in to Twitch at 17:30 on Thursday 23 November.

To learn more about the tournament’s players check out the Players page.

To find out why SSDs are perfect for gaming click here

Tournament: iiSalad crowned champion of the inaugural WD Speed Run Cup!

Tournament: Ciernan ‘Excoundrel’ Lowe hosts the WD Speed Run Cup

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