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Global Esports Federation #worldconnected community arrives for Riyadh 2023 Global Esports Games

A global celebration of competition, innovation, and community at #GEG23

The anticipation for the Riyadh 2023 Global Esports Games (#GEG23) reaches its peak with the flagship competition set to captivate audiences from December 12-16 in the dynamic capital of Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Hosted by the Saudi Esports Federation, this spectacular event promises an adrenaline-fueled experience featuring leading esports titles – Dota 2 (Valve), eFootball™️ 2024 (KONAMI), PUBG MOBILE (KRAFTON & Level Infinite), and Street Fighter 6 (Capcom).


Expressing his enthusiasm, Chris Chan, President, Global Esports Federation, shared, “The GEF's flagship Global Esports Games epitomizes esports excellence. #GEG23 in Riyadh unites aspiring and elite athletes from our expansive #worldconnected community, embodying the global spirit of esports. As we forge ahead, our flagship Global Esports Games stands as a testament to the unifying power and competitive spirit within the esports community.”


“The Riyadh 2023 Global Esports Games is the latest realization of a dream to host the best tournaments, forge long-lasting relationships, and unlock esports’s full potential by showing the spirit of competition, innovation, and unity. Together we will go beyond boundaries, creating a legacy for the esports community worldwide where Riyadh becomes an epicenter for gaming and esports,” shared HRH Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud, Chairman, Saudi Esports Federation.

Following Singapore 2021 and Istanbul 2022, the third Global Esports Games arrives in Riyadh – the perfect nexus of innovation, community energy, and entertainment. This week, featuring a multi-faceted cultural program – the GEFestival, and GEFcon – the GEF’s thought-leadership conference, assures great fun and a truly inspiring experience for the GEF #worldconnected community as we witness the evolving future of esports.


#GEG23, a convergence of esports, sports, technology, entertainment, culture, and the #worldconnected esports community, promises an extraordinary spectacle live from Riyadh's Saudi Esports Federation’s SEF Arena.


Riyadh 2023 Global Esports Games is proudly supported by Presenting Partner: Savvy Games Group; Nexus Partner: Qiddiya; Strategic Partners: stc play and KFC; and Main Partner: TCL


Secure your front-row seats to all the excitement by purchasing tickets to #GEG23 on Selected matches will be streamed LIVE on the GEF’s Twitch and YouTube channels. Visit for the event schedule and information. 



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