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Istanbul sets to host second edition of Global Esports Games

Global Esports Federation delegation visits Istanbul, commences technical reviews and preparatory work ahead of the Games in December



The Global Esports Federation confirms dates for the second edition of its flagship competitive esports event. The Istanbul 2022 Global Esports Games. will be staged from December 14-18, 2022.


A delegation from the GEF led by Paul J. Foster, CEO of the GEF, recently visited the city of Istanbul to meet with the local organizing committee, comprising members from the host city, the leadership from the Turkish Esports Federation (TESFED) and Spor Istanbul.


“Istanbul 2022 Global Esports Games is going to be epic. When you stand in the heart of Istanbul, you really feel that you are at the center of something historic and energizing. Together with Alper Afsin Ozdemir, the President of TESFED and Board Member, Talha Karatas, and leadership of Spor Istanbul, we are creating programs and plans for the second edition of our flagship global event,” said Paul J. Foster, CEO of the GEF. “We’re thrilled to see the excitement from the Turkish community, lighting up a new world of possibilities as the GEG moves from Asia to Europe.”


The program hosted by Ms. Yasemin Üner, Chair of the Organizing Committee, comprised a series of venue visits including the competition arena, hospitality venues and accommodation options for our #worldconnected community.