In a year since launch, the Global Esports Federation celebrates more than 110 partnerships including 67 Member Federations, convening at the GEF General Assembly today. The anniversary celebration was further marked by the inaugural edition of the #worldconnected series (#wcs20) and GEFcon. The Board confirmed its commitment to hosting the GEF’s flagship event – the Global Esports Games – in 2021. Full details of the GEG will be announced in the new year, along with new Commissions line up for 2021 to power-up the GEF’s mission to convene the world’s esports ecosystem.
As a further acknowledgement of the rise of esports, the OCA confirmed its place on the sports program for the prestigious Asian Games, with the 19th edition to be held in Hangzhou, China in 2022. The confirmation and announcement came at the 39th OCA General Assembly, held yesterday in Muscat, Oman.
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