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Singapore, Singapore, 17th December, 2021,

In the lead-up to the inaugural Global Esports Games, kicking off live in Singapore on Saturday, December 18, the Global Esports Federation Board introduces its permanent symbol – the Global Esports Cup – in partnership with the GEF’s Global Partner, Flare.  

Designed by acclaimed American digital artist, Chad Knight, the Global Esports Cup is a symbol of the Global Esports Federation’s flagship property, the Global Esports Games. The crystal bedrock builds the foundation with the five shards representing the world’s five continents and our five core values; equality, fair play, diversity, inclusion, and innovation. The Global Esports Cup is capped with the #worldconnected globe rising to the top.  

“With our teams now in Singapore, we are standing at the edge of history. Tomorrow marks a key milestone for the Global Esports Federation as we open the inaugural Global Esports Games in Singapore to millions of fans and gamers worldwide. The Global Esports Cup represents our core values and will always remind us of where we began, inspired by the limitless possibilities of the metaverse,” said Paul J. Foster, CEO of the GEF. “Together with our Global Partner, Flare, and visionary designer Chad Knight, the Global Esports Cup will be minted as the GEF’s first NFT when it drops at the dawn of the new year. Every athlete at the Singapore 2021 Global Esports Games will receive their very own Global Esports Cup as an NFT. ”

In a tangible demonstration of its deep commitment to the esports community, Flare together with the Global Esports Federation, is donating a total of one million Songbird which are being shared with every athlete and team heading to Singapore and helping the global broadcast reach the entire world.

“We believe that esports presents a limitless potential for blockchain applications. Together with the Global Esports Federation, we are committed to building a fair, fast, decentralized, and low carbon footprint network. Where individuals and communities can take better control of their collective futures and experiences. Interacting with each other in ways not previously possible”, said Hugo Philion, Co-Founder and CEO of Flare Networks.

The Global Esports Cup will officially be unveiled at the Opening Ceremony of the Global Esports Games on December 18, 2021.

About The Global Esports Federation

The Global Esports Federation promotes the credibility, legitimacy, and prestige of esports. We convene athletes, players, the world’s publishers, developers, industry partners and sporting organizations on one inclusive platform. We encourage and support the connection between esports, sport and technology. Our mission calls for the development of visible initiatives that are in service to the world’s esports community. We are grateful for a collective of strategic partnerships that bring to life this mission.

Founding Global Partner:

Tencent

Global Partner:

Refract

888 The New World

Flare

Thomson X

Arcadia

Session Games

Global Supporter:

International Sports Broadcasting Company

JuiceBar

Sports Innovation Lab

Global Supplier:

Nielsen

Member and Affiliate:

International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) – Sport and Climate Initiative

Strategic Partners:

Arab Esports Federation

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF)

Dentsu Inc

Global Sports Innovation Center Powered by Microsoft (GSIC)

International School Sport Federation (ISF)

Invictus Games Foundation

Olympic Council of Asia (OCA)

Organización Deportiva Suramericana (ODESUR)

Peace and Sport

FACEIT

#worldconnected

www.globalesports.org

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Contacts
  • Global Esports Federation
  • media@globalesports.org
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