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Esports Leadership Group guides collaboration and charts course for the future

GEF and IESF agree to collaborate on key initiatives for expansive growth


Following the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Presidents of the Global Esports Federation and the International Esports Federation, the Esports Leadership Group (ELG) has been established to facilitate collaboration.


The ELG is chaired by International Olympic Committee Vice President, Ser Miang Ng, an accomplished leader in the world of sports, business, and diplomacy, with HRH Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud, President of the International Esports Federation, and Chris Chan, President of the Global Esports Federation.


Ser Miang Ng, Chair of Esports Leadership Group, attended the Riyadh 2023 Global Esports Games

Ser Miang Ng, Chair of the Esports Leadership Group expressed his enthusiasm, “We are entering an exciting phase in the development of esports, including the recent announcement by the IOC on the Olympic Esports Games, and diverse content being offered around the world. The collaboration of efforts and work between GEF and IESF will contribute to the global development of esports and the prospect of collaborating with the International Olympic Committee and sports.”


“The bridging of esports and sports will create limitless opportunities for young people around the world, capitalizing on the innovation of esports and the values of sports. It is my privilege and pleasure to work with HRH Prince Faisal and Chris Chan on this exciting endeavor,” he added.


Chris Chan, President of GEF, and HRH Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud, President of IESF, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), observed by Ser Miang Ng, International Olympics Committee Vice President at the 4th GEF General Assembly at the Riyadh 2023 Global Esports Games

The ELG will establish a series of working teams focusing on implementing the principles outlined in the MoU into a set of tangible initiatives.

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