Latest Global News
Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games introduces computer-based 'esports' as pilot event | ITV News
A pilot video gaming championship will be held at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games this summer. It is the first of its kind to be held at the Commonwealth Games, with organisers hoping gaming - known as esports - will draw in a younger audience. The Commonwealth Esports Championships will feature esports athletes from across the Commonwealth. Read more: https://bit.ly/3gyiFAT • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and more stories at http://www.itv.com/news Follow ITV News on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itvnews/ Follow ITV News on Twitter: https://twitter.com/itvnews Follow ITV News on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/itvnews/
Singapore 2021 Global Esports Games Breaks the Meta with Opening Ceremony.
The Opening Ceremony of the inaugural Global Esports Games in Singapore featured a dynamic blend of live and virtual experiences that kept esports fans across the metaverse entertained. The ceremony kicked off with a trailer that featured some of Singapore’s most iconic landmarks with a special added touch: the three titles contested at the GEG: Dota 2, Street Fighter V Championship Edition and eFootball 2022.
Developing world and esports: real opportunity for change, growth, prosperity | AI FOR GOOD WEBINARS
The population of Planet Earth is nearly eight billion people. More than three billion play esports. What opportunities and challenges exist in building responsible, inclusive gaming ecosystems in emerging markets, and how can AI help achieve these goals? In this AI for Good Webinar, AI for Good and the Global Esports Federation will bring together experts and leaders to discuss real opportunities for change, growth and prosperity that the AI and esports bring to the developing world. Website: https://aiforgood.itu.int Twitter: https://twitter.com/ITU_AIForGood LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/2651... LinkedIn Group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8567748 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aiforgood Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AIforGood
Connecting the Global Esports Community
The Global Esports Federation convenes athletes, players, the world’s publishers, developers, industry partners, and sporting organizations on one inclusive platform with the mission to promote the credibility, legitimacy, and prestige of esports. We are a values-based organization, with world headquarters in Singapore, that advances the universal values of equality, fair play, diversity, inclusion, and innovation, which guide and underscore everything that we undertake. The GEF cultivates collaboration, forges partnerships and synergies as a catalyst for the global growth and development of esports and active esports, establishing tangible initiatives that are in service to the world’s esports community. Our flagship event, the annual Global Esports Games, demonstrates the organization’s commitment to elevating the world’s diverse esports community, establishing tangible initiatives and activations that convey the spirit of #worldconnected, supporting the sustainable growth of esports around the world.