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Esports Awards Announces Partnership With Esports World Cup

Esports Awards Announces Partnership With Esports World Cup

    Last Updated on June 9, 2024

As the esports industry continues to flourish, a groundbreaking development emerges. The Esports Awards announces a strategic partnership with the Esports World Cup. Esports Awards CEO Michael Ashford spoke about the newfound alliance. The partnership aims to enhance the next three years of awards ceremonies, starting with a high-profile presence alongside the Esports World Cup.

Aiming for the Global Hub

The Esports Awards partnership with Esports World Cup is envisioned as a game-changer, aiming to create a global hub for the esports industry. By aligning two forces with shared values and ambitions, they plan to bridge the gap between Eastern and Western esports communities in unprecedented ways.

The Esports World Cup Phenomenon

The Esports World Cup itself is nothing short of a phenomenon. Launched with high hopes by the Saudi Arabian government, it’s envisioned as a multi-title festival with a staggering prize pool for competitors across various games.

Esports World Cup 2024 ScopeDetails
Event Titles19 featured games including major esports hits
Total Prize Pool$60 million
Hosting PeriodJuly 4 – August 25, 2024

Addressing Concerns and Maintaining Integrity

Despite the excitement surrounding the Esports Awards partnership with the Esports World Cup. Some voices raise ethical concerns due to Saudi Arabia’s human rights track record. In response, Ashford assures that the Esports Awards will retain its integrity. In addition, it will maintain its independent adjudication process and no influence from the World Cup organization on nominations or awards.

Given the partnership’s polarizing nature, there’s speculation on how it may affect future participation. Ashford addresses this by reaffirming the Esports Awards’ commitment to allowing winners to accept awards in their preferred manner. Additionally, he hints at additional celebrations to honor the awardees further.


As the Esports Awards prepares to step into a new arena with the Esports World Cup. With the finalists’ voting set to open on June 27th. The community has a significant role to play in shaping this remarkable event. Despite the challenges ahead, the Esports Awards partnership with the Esports World Cup stands as a testament. To the dynamic, ever-evolving world of esports.

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Juan Cesar Torres

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