The International Esports Federation Confirms First Stops for International Esports Tour

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The International Esports Federation (GEF) has partnered with London-based esports platform FACEIT to host the International Esports tour. The GEF has formally confirmed that the primary cities that can be internet hosting the International Esports Tour are Los Angeles, Riyadh, and Dubai. The partnership between GEF and FACEIT will see gamers from totally different nations come collectively and compete in Hearthstone, PUBG Cellular, CS:GO, and extra. The occasion will kick off within the three aforementioned cities and lead as much as the principle occasion for the International Esports Video games (GEG) in Singapore later this yr. Right here is every part it’s essential to know concerning the upcoming occasion.

International Esports Tour 2021 overview

The International Esports Tour seeks to showcase the world’s esports athletes and gamers. Groups and people from internationally will battle it out with solely the very best of the very best making it to the World Finals in Singapore. The primary three cities and occasions for the International Esports Tour embody:

  • Los Angeles: Twenty seventh-Twenty eighth Sept 2021(Hearthstone)

  • Riyadh: Twenty first-Twenty third Oct 2021(PUBG MOBILE)

  • Dubai: Twenty sixth-Twenty seventh Nov 2021(CS:GO)

The occasion will lead as much as the International Esports Video games which can be hosted in Singapore from seventeenth to nineteenth Dec 2021.

GEG can be composed of three levels:

  • Stage 1: GEG Nationwide / Territory Choice

  • Stage 2: GEG Regional Qualifier Tournaments

  • Stage 3: GEG World Finals Singapore

Chester King, GEF Vice-President and Co-Chair of the Technical, Requirements & Properties Fee, mentioned concerning the partnership, “The International Esports Federation is proud to work with the workforce of consultants at FACEIT to additional develop our methods for esports internationally. We sit up for staging the International Esports Tour in nice cities all over the world.”

Kelvin Tan, GEF Director of Esports mentioned, “With FACEIT offering their experience in product growth, technical experience, industrial, advertising and marketing and distribution, we’re dedicated to proceed lifting up the potential for the world’s esports neighborhood.”

International Esports Tour 2021 prize pool

The International Esports Federation has confirmed a complete prize pool of $500,000 USD for the GET. The GEF will match the prize pool with an additional $500,000 dedication to the GEF’s International Social Impression Initiatives (GSII).