Over 100 athletes from 40 countries and territories to compete in Singapore in front of a LIVE audience and multi-channel broadcast
The inaugural Singapore 2021 Global Esports Games is proud to be supported by a slate of partners that includes Singapore Airlines, MyRepublic, Samsung, Razer, and Flare Networks, signaling the strong backing that the event has received from organizations across the APAC region.
The GEG, the flagship event of the Global Esports Federation, is a global, multi-title competition. The inaugural edition features Dota 2, eFootball 2022, and Street Fighter V: Champion Edition, with participation from esports athletes and players from over 50 countries and territories. At the World Finals, over 100 athletes from 40 countries and territories will compete in Singapore in front of a LIVE audience and multi-channel broadcast. The event runs from December 18-19 at Resorts World Sentosa.
This is Singapore Airlines’ first esports partnership, and the national carrier is the GEG’s Official Airline Partner. The GEG’s other official partners in their respective areas are MyRepublic (Telco), Samsung Neo QLED (Technology), Razer (Esports), and Lazada (E-commerce). Joining them are community partners TikTok and GosuGamers, and venue partner Resorts World Sentosa.
In a tangible demonstration of its deep commitment to the esports community, Flare Networks, GEF’s Global Partner for Blockchain Ecosystems, is making a grant of their Songbird Tokens ($SGB) to every athlete and team heading to Singapore and helping the global broadcast reach the entire world.
Chris Chan, President of the GEF said: “We are thrilled by the support from world-class brands for the first-ever Global Esports Games. We are now in the final phase of preparations for the GEG. The entire team remains focused on staging a prestigious international competition as planned despite the challenging circumstances. We are grateful to our partners for their commitment to sharing and supporting our #worldconnected vision.”
GEFcon, the GEF’s international convention of esports thought leaders and idea creators, takes place virtually on December 16. Visit www.gefcon.org for panel information and sessions details. You can register on https://tinyurl.com/GEFcon21Registration to access the sessions. A Keynote Panel debating the current and future state of esports will be staged LIVE from Resorts World Sentosa (Singapore) on Friday, December 17 at 2.00pm. The panel will feature discussions with the GEF President, the GEF Chief Executive Officer, and leaders from the Istanbul 2022 and Riyadh 2023 Global Esports Games Organizing Committees.
The GEFestival, meanwhile, is staged between December 4-18, brings together esports and gaming, music, art and technology. As a prelude to the Global Esports Games, GEFestival offers a series of community esports competitions and the premiere of a specially curated documentary, music, and art showcase that celebrates esports and youth culture. View all key events of the GEFestival on YouTube and Twitch.