ESI Digest 14

DreamHack Sports Games’ new CEO, Deficio joins Misfits | ESI Digest #14

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is available...
Esports athletes able to enter Germany despite COVID-19 restrictions

Esports athletes able to enter Germany despite COVID-19 restrictions

Esports-Bundes Deutschland (ESBD) has revealed that esports athletes are able to enter Germany despite current COVID-19 travel bans that are in place. On October 6th, the German Federal Ministry confirmed a range of...
Natus Vincere Esports Camp

Esports gains official government recognition in Ukraine

The government of Ukraine has recognised esports as an official sports competition.  The Ukrainian Esports Federation (UESF) submitted an application on August 17 to the Ministry of Youth and Sports which lead...
PUBG Mobile Map

PUBG Mobile takes hit with ban by Indian government

PUBG Mobile has been banned in India by the government in a cull involving over 100 other mobile applications. The Indian government has found a number of apps to be "prejudicial to the...
Global Esports Federation Olympic Council of Asia

Global Esports Federation and Olympic Council of Asia enter alliance

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and the Global Esports Federation (GEF) have joined forces to help develop and promote esports "across and throughout Asia." The collaboration will work to inspire millions...
Global Esports Federation Dentsu

Global Esports Federation establishes partnership with Dentsu

The Global Esports Federation has announced a strategic partnership with Japanese international advertising company Dentsu. The alliance was made in an effort to "promote the global development and growth of esports," according to...
Global Esports Federation sets sights on South America with ODESUR deal

Global Esports Federation sets sights on South America with ODESUR deal

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has entered a strategic partnership with Organización Deportiva Suramericana (ODESUR) to develop an esports strategy for South America. The agreement comes just a day after the announcement that the...
International Esports federation and International School Sports federation

International Esports Federation creates alliance with International School Sports Federation

South Korean non-profit organisation International Esports Federation (IESF) and International School Sports Federation (ISF) have signed a memorandum of understanding. The agreement, which looks to promote healthy habits among esports players in...
Global Esports Federation Commonwealth Games Federation

World Taekwondo and International Tennis Federation join Global Esports Federation

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has confirmed the memberships of World Taekwondo and the International Tennis Federation. Alongside the additions of two sporting federations, the federation has also appointed technology company Refract as its global partner for interactive technology. RELATED:...

Renegades CEO fined for soliciting investments in organisation

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has dealt Renegades CEO Chris Roumayeh a 21-month ban from the brokerage industry for soliciting investments without disclosing his position within the organisation. The suspension, also...