Victory for Japan at the 11th Esports World Championship Seoul 2019

DOTA 2: Gold(Sweden), Silver (Thailand), Bronze(Finland)eFootball PES 2020: Gold(Iran), Silver(Japan), Bronze(Macau, China)Tekken 7: Gold (Korea), Silver(Japan), Bronze(Philippines) Three days of intense international esports competition reached their apex at the 11th Esports World Championship Seoul 2019 as the medal rounds took place in the DOTA 2, Tekken 7, and eFootball PES 2020 tournaments on Saturday December […]

IESF ELECTS IN TRULY GLOBAL ESPORTS BOARD

Global Representation of Board Members Elected from 4 Different Continents International Esports Federation (IESF), the world’s esports governing body, has just elected its new Board on 13 December 2019 at its General Meeting for the period 2019 to 2022. Established in 2008 as a non-profit organization with over 56 national federations, IESF is already the […]

IESF to re-examine Statutes

International Esports Federation (IESF) has agreed to re-examine its statutes in order to create a new version that will further codify its vision and status as the worldwide governing body for esports. The initiative will include a work-group consisting of representatives nominated by member federations who wish to take part in this initiative. Such work-group […]

German Esports Federation ESBD elects new board, approves new structure

Last weekend in Cologne, the German Esports Federation ESBD elected a new board and renewed its structure and statutes. The ESSB General Assembly was officially opened by the international esports company ESL, which hosted the meeting, and was followed by a political statement from Nathanael Liminski, Head of the State Chancellery of North-Rhine Westfalia. Hans Jagnow, 31, was confirmed […]

Esports Europe chooses Brussels for its headquarters

The dynamic esports sector has just chosen Brussels for the headquarters of its European federation. In addition to the city’s international dimension, the experience of international associations and the healthy local audiovisual sector have contributed to this decision which will be confirmed at the founding congress scheduled in February 2020 in Brussels. Following a call […]

GRAC visits ESL Proximus Championship

The ESL Proximus Championship is a national Belgian competition for the games League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The competition is open and free for everyone to participate. Next to the competition, the finals event is also the ideal place to invite some friends, and so we did. We were honored to host representatives […]

Creation of an Esport Wallonia-Brussels Federation

United by a passion and a common desire to professionalise and structure the local esport, various Walloon and Brussels actors are now creating the ASBL « Association Wallonie-Bruxelles d’esport » (Commonly referred to as « WalBru esport »). WalBru Esport aims to represent the common interests of the various actors of the local sector (players, […]

ESFI & GISB announce strategic partnership

India has witnessed a boom in the esports sector over the past few years and Esports is now on its way to becoming a recognised sport. During the National Esports Championship (NESC2019) which was held on 28th – 29th September, in Mumbai, Global Institute of Sports Business & Electronic Sports Federation of India announced the strategic partnership, […]

Latest Referee Workshop has just concluded.

International Esports Federation (IESF) has just concluded yet another workshop held by its Referee Commission. Such workshop is part of the process of developing a comprehensive referee course designed for training referees for use at both national and international levels.The course too is part of IESF’s endeavours to regulate esports and to create an environment […]

BeSF joins Esports Regulatory Congress

The Esports Regulatory Congress (ERC) is the main event of the year for Esports regulations that will be held on September 23-24, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. This 2-day event provides a platform for dialogue and expertise sharing between top leaders and senior-level executives within the Esports industry. ERC will hold lectures, debates, Q&A sessions, keynote […]