Second year of Gamers Without Borders will bring together the biggest names in gaming and entertainment for a global esports spectacle, commencing June 7, 2021.
On June 2, 2021, ESL announced they will be producing a $10 Million COVID-19 charity esports festival called “Gamers Without Borders”. This will bring together gamers around the world in a fight against COVID-19. The theme of the festival will be No One Left Behind. Created by the Saudi Esports Federation (SEF) and proceeding on June 7, 2021.
Fortnite, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, Rocket League and PUBG MOBILE.
Plus, an unrevealed title.
The goal is to support vaccine distribution around the world with a $10 million USD donation. The charity fund is set up a collaboration with multiple international humanitarian aid organizations.
UNICEF, Gavi and Direct Relief.
The charity event will be a nine-week online esports festival. The broadcast will include three unique studios: the esports virtual studio, the visual set for gaming & esports talk shows and the virtual concert stage.
“Gaming brings people closer together and connects communities across different borders. We are happy to once again collaborate with the Saudi Esports Federation for Gamers without Borders, creating a great experience open for all fans around the world with the goal to provide COVID-19 relief to areas that need it most. ”- David Neichel, Head of International Growth and Advisor to CEO at ESL Gaming
Gamers Without Borders debuted in 2020. This demonstrated the love of the gaming and esports community coming together to fight the pandemic. The unique charity event led to the donation to seven different global charities. Other stars participated in the live-stream.
The virtual event will be broadcast across the globe, with a multi-language stream across platforms. Further updates will be made ahead of the tournament start date. For more information, please visit www.gamerswithoutborders.com
ABOUT GAMERS WITHOUT BORDERS
Gamers Without Borders is the world’s biggest esports and gaming charity event; connecting the world of gaming to the most pressing humanitarian causes, such as the global fight against COVID-19. The second edition of the six-week virtual esports festival features the world’s elite gamers and best titles broadcast to the global gaming community in multiple languages. The winners of the elite competitions will donate $10m that will be distributed to international charitable organizations that support communities struggling to recover from the pandemic.
Gamers Without Borders, organized by Saudi Esports, is a true festival of esports and gaming that also includes hundreds of community tournaments with an array of the world’s biggest gaming titles, entertainment, concerts and engaging gaming content alongside the world’s best-known gaming personalities. A series of free-to-all training programs will also be available aimed at those wanting to kickstart a new career in gaming.
Gamer Without Borders is an open invitation for the world to unite and Watch, Experience, Game, Learn and Donate.
For More Information:
Visit www.gamerswithoutborders.com for all event info.
Digital festival to unite world’s gamers in fight against COVID-19 with US $10m charity fund used to further global vaccination efforts.
ABOUT ESL GAMING
ESL Gaming is the world’s largest esports and gaming lifestyle company. Since 1994, the company has been shaping the industry and leading esports and gaming innovation on a global scale across the most popular video games with numerous online and offline esports competitions, and through premier gaming lifestyle festivals. The company operates high-profile, branded international leagues and tournaments under the ESL Pro Tour, including ESL One, Intel® Extreme Masters, ESL Mobile, ESL Pro League, and other preeminent, stadium-size tournaments. ESL Gaming also produces and hosts DreamHack Open tournaments, ESL National Championships, grassroots amateur cups, matchmaking systems, and DreamHack’s gaming lifestyle festivals — which feature everything gaming under one roof. ESL Gaming is part of MTG, the leading international digital entertainment group. More information is available at about.eslgaming.com.
Courtesy ESL | Published at TWN News