Micah Ernst, 23, battled it out at the Verizon FiOS Grand Tournament (6000 participants) on Monday and took home the $100,000 grand prize — playing Half-Life 2: Deathmatch. He plans to “pay off his student loans, buy a big-ass TV and make a trip to New Zealand” with his winnings.

“We congratulate Micah on his impressive win,” said Brian Angiolet, director of Marketing for Verizon. “It was exciting to see him and the other finalists compete live against each other, using a 30 Megabit-per-second FiOS Internet connection delivered over our new, all-fiber network”

[via Kotaku]

Micah Ernst, 23, battled it out at the Verizon FiOS Grand Tournament (6000 participants) on Monday and took home the $100,000 grand prize — playing Half-Life 2: Deathmatch. He plans to “pay off his student loans, buy a big-ass TV and make a trip to New Zealand” with his winnings.

“We congratulate Micah on his impressive win,” said Brian Angiolet, director of Marketing for Verizon. “It was exciting to see him and the other finalists compete live against each other, using a 30 Megabit-per-second FiOS Internet connection delivered over our new, all-fiber network”

[via Kotaku]