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The tournament series "Portraits of Victory" will be held in St. Petersburg

In honor of the 70th anniversary of liberation from Nazi invaders, developer of military-historical game "World of Tanks" will hold a series of tournaments "Portraits of Victory."

Events will be held in eight cities of Russia and Belarus: St. Petersburg, Brest, Minsk, Smolensk, Volgograd, Tula, Voronezh and Krasnodar. The main purpose of the series of tournaments is to commemorate the veterans heroical deed, to draw attention of young people to the events that 70 years ago shocked the world and recall one of the most important dates in the nation's history.

St. Petersburg tournament "Portraits of Victory" will be held on March, 22. Venue - Club "A2". Address: St. Petersburg,  Medikov pr., the event starts at 12:00. The entrance is free.

In St. Petersburg there are more than 1.3 million World of Tanks players. The tournament will be traditionally held in two formats: a team competition and individual competition. To participate in the team competition it was necessary to pass a preliminary selection online.

Well known in the tank community streamer Vspishka (St. Petersburg) will comment on tournament team fighting. The winners of the eight regional tournaments from St. Petersburg, Brest, Minsk, Smolensk, Volgograd, Tula, Voronezh and Krasnodar will compete in the online finals. According to the results of an online tournament, the winning team will be determined. The team will receive a ticket for eight people to the Tank Museum in Saumur, France, and also will play a match against the champion among the holders of the National World of Tanks Cup in Moscow.

Simultaneously, during the tournament the individual competition will be held. Everyone can participate in the individual competition without prior registration. In turn each "tankman" will be able to play a fight on World of Tanks presentation account. Presentation account includes all military equipment, upgraded machinery and crew and 50 000 gaming gold on the account. Depending on the achieved experience, developer representative will give player a card with a bonus code. Three of the best results in the individual competition will be further rewarded with World of Tanks gaming gold.

On-site activities will include full entertainment program: competitions and quizzes, photo zone, a souvenir shop, thematic area activities. Everyone will be able to ask the World of Tanks developers.

17 March 2015, 10:03

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