Global Esports Games Headed to Singapore, Istanbul, and Riyadh

GEF confirms Asia, Europe and the Middle East for its flagship event Launching a runway into worldwide expansion, the Global Esports Federation Board today unveils the first three host cities for its premier flagship event: Singapore 2021, Istanbul 2022 and Riyadh 2023. The Global Esports Games, held each year in December, will convene the world in a celebration of esports, virtual sport, music and entertainment. The GEG will feature teams from across the world participating

Inaugural #worldconnected Series Launched to Convene the World’s Esports Community

The Global Esports Federation marks first anniversary with community initiative and GEFcon in a global celebration of esports The Global Esports Federation marks a major milestone this December, celebrating its first anniversary with the inaugural edition of the #worldconnected series (#wcs20) – a community initiative inspired by the Global Esports Federation’s values of equality, fair play, diversity, inclusion, and innovation. The #wcs20, which runs from 17-19 December 2020


We are happy to publish the message of the GEF President. It has been an unprecedented year so far for the Global Esports Federation since our worldwide launch on December 16, 2019. In the last 10 months, we have accelerated the engagement with the global esports community, connecting the world through esports. This Saturday, October 24, 2020, we mark another first, the World Esports Day. I wish to congratulate the leadership of the British Esports Association, Twitch, and th

Global Events Portfolio

Gear up and join us in a host of events coming to you. Watch this space as we update you on how you can join us in our upcoming esports #worldconnected series this December, World Esports Tour, and Global Esports Games 2021. #esports #globalesportsgames #worldesportstour #GEF


Capping an historic announcement, the Global Esports Federation welcomes Japan-based publishers – Capcom Co., Ltd., Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. and Sega Group Corporation – as new Members of the GEF and as trailblazers of the recently announced Publishers and Developers Advisory Council (PDAC). “Nine months ago, the Global Esports Federation was established with a collective ambition to convene the world’s esports community. Our mission is to bring together the div

The Global Esports Federation welcomes International Federations

The Global Esports Federation welcomes International Federations – World Karate Federation, Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (World Pentathlon), and International Canoe Federation – as members. The GEF has now confirmed eight International Federations – more than 70 Member Federations – sharing the collective mission to bridge the connection between sport, esports and virtual sport – powered by innovative technology. “The addition of new International Federation mem

6 months of progress: 54 Member Federations

The GEF confirmed 63 members, comprising Member Federations, International Federations and strategic partners, bridging the connection between esports, active esports and traditional sport. The Board discussed and confirmed the strategy and approach for the annual flagship Global Esports Games, which will be announced shortly. “We believe that the future of esports continues to be bright and look forward to embarking on the next phase of growth and development,” added Chan. “

6 Months of Progress

The Global Esports Federation Board, meeting in full to cap the organization’s dynamic first six months, highlighted milestone achievements including several landmark partnerships and confirmed key next-phase priorities. “Congratulations to the GEF Board and the 70 Commission members at the GEF for their considerable contributions during this unprecedented time,” said Chris Chan, President, Global Esports Federation. “The GEF Board, through the collective energy and expertise


The Global Esports Federation and Tencent Esports launched the #worldconnected initiative at the 2020 Global Esports Summit in Hainan China to facilitate greater dialogue within the esports community, bridging the connection between esports, virtual and traditional sports. We welcome the support for the initiative from leading global publishers – Tencent, Riot Games, Supercell, and Smilegate. #gef #worldconnected