British Esports resources and info packs

Here’s a collection of PDFs, info packs, videos and other resources from the British Esports Association that you may find useful:


End of Year Report 2018 & Who We Are

Published: February 2019

Find out what the British Esports Association got up to last year and what’s next on the horizon.

View or download the British Esports 2018 end of year report here.


British Esports Championships guide/deck for 2019/20

Updated version published: August 2019

This deck for teachers explains what the Championships for schools and colleges, how can you sign up, the rules and what info you need to know about systems.

Download our full British Esports Championships 2019/2020 guide here (or a lite version here)

You can also see more in our Championships hub here and sign up to participate in the 2019/2020 Championships which start in October.


British Esports Championships Pilot Feedback & Findings

First published: July 2018

Find out what we learnt from our two-month pilot esports Championships in schools, colleges and pupil referral units from earlier in 2018 here, including feedback from students and teachers.

Download our Champs pilot findings PDF


British Esports weekly email newsletter

First published: November 2017

Anyone can sign up to join the association and receive this for free, regardless of nationality or location.

It contains the latest updates from the British Esports Association each week, plus it aggregates the major goings on in the UK scene and the wider esports industry globally.

Sign up to our free newsletter at the top-right of this page.

Esports age guide

Latest version: August 2019

Download our Esports Age Guide here:

Download our Esports Age Guide PDF


The benefits of esports

Updated: August 2019

Download our Benefits of Esports PDF here:

Download our Benefits of Esports PDF

For more info on the benefits of esports, check out some of these articles:

Sign-up poster for British Esports Championships

If you’re a student or teacher in a school or college and are looking for other pupils to form teams to take part in our British Esports Championships, why not print off this poster and put it up in your school or college? (please seek permission from your teacher before doing so)

Twitch Student Program 

The Twitch Student Program helps schools, colleges and universities learn how to stream so that friends, parents and others can watch their matches and other gaming activities live online. It’s integrated within the British Esports Championships so that colleges and schools can gain access to it and its benefits.

Read more in the official Twitch Student deck here:

Download the Twitch Student deck here

Moderating: A beginner’s guide to Twitch

Method’s associate content producer @Realkailoren has put together a great public guide to moderating on Twitch, along with fellow mod @soobsan. Both are mods for gaming influencer and bodypainter Djarii.

You can check their guide out here:

Report on our Alternative Provision Schools Tournament

Published: July 2019

Check out our AP Schools report here:

What is esports?

Published: July 2019

What’s esports all about, how big is it and how does the industry work? 

Read our PDF for more info on esports here:


Children’s esports club pilot scheme

Published: August 2017

You can see all the findings and follow-up info from our pilot at Maida Vale Library below:

PDF report:


Press release:–british-esports-publishes-findings-from-library-pilot-scheme.html


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AnyKey diversity guides

Check out a number of resources for fair and inclusive gaming on the AnyKey website:

More videos

Check out the British Esports YouTube channel for more