Singapore will host the inaugural Global Esports Games in December 2021. Esports teams from over 80 countries and territories will compete over four days at the Global Esports Games, the flagship event of the Global Esports Federation. Over 400 international esports athletes will qualify and compete in Singapore, representing their respective coteries and territories in the multi-titled world championship.
The Singapore Esports Association is the lead organisation to have bid for and won the rights to host and operate the GEG. It is a member of the Singapore National Olympic Council and is the national governing body for esports in Singapore. The GEG will be held annually in December, featuring multi-title esports competitions, GEFcon – a global convention of thought leaders, and GEFestival – a dynamic celebration of esports, youth culture and much more, promise to add to the diverse, immersive and world-class programme.
An organising committee to oversee the execution of GEG is being established. SGEA will be releasing further details on the event in the coming month.
The Global Esports Games will be held in Istanbul in 2022 and Riyadh in 2023. The Global Esports Federation promotes the credibility, legitimacy and prestige of esports. It convenes athletes, players, the world’s publishers, developers, industry partners and sporting organisations on one inclusive platform, encouraging and supporting the connection between esports, sport and technology.