Global Esports Games Singapore 2021 - Team Great Britain
The British Esports Association, the not-for-profit organisation set up to promote and support grassroots esports, is proud to announce that it has selected the 2021 teams and players representing Great Britain at this year’s Global Esports Games (GEG).
GEG will take place in Singapore in December 2021, which will see esports teams from more than 80 countries and territories compete for pride and glory. It’s a medal event that will not include prize money. This year’s games will include Street Fighter V, Dota 2 Open, Dota 2 Women and eFootball PES.
Find out who is representing Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the 2021 Global Esports Games below.
The British Esports Association has enlisted the support of Mark Weller, Former Chief Gaming Officer at Vexed Gaming as the Team Manager for Great Britain.
Mark commented: “I’ve been a passionate supporter, endorser and developer of British esports talent throughout my career. I am honoured to have been selected as team manager for Team Great Britain, we have some fantastic talent in this country and I look forward to showcasing this on the world stage.”
With an early start the Dota 2 Open team competed in their semi-finals game against Singapore. Despite their best efforts, Great Britain fell short against home nation 0-2 ending their journey in the Global Esports Games 2021.
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On the 17th December the eFootball 2022 PES qualifiers took place, where MrMyClub1 was representing team Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The day started off strong with a victory to start off the day against Hungary.
Moving into the next two sets of games against Montenegro and Libya despite the valiant attempt, wasn’t able to progress further in the tournament losing to both countries.
He commented “Overall it’s been an incredible experience, very very competitive as I had imagined and just unlucky not to get through in the end as it was very close.”
The Street Fighter V action started off with a group stage where player Kim-Phillipe finished off with a clean sheet 4-0, progressing to the bracket stages of the tournament.
Countries within the group were: Paraguay, Singapore, Jamaica and Mongolia.
The following day The4Philzz took to the main stage against Brazil. Starting off 0-1 down, he later tied up the series with the character Falke. With the momentum of taking game two, he managed to close out the series 3-1 and secured his place in the semi-finals against Chinese Taipei.
Whilst the games were close, he unfortunately fell 1-3 in the semi-finals and is set to participate in a third-place match-up against Pakistan.
Pakistan tookthe series 3-1 in a heavily contested bout for the bronze medal, leaving Great Britain with a 4th place finish in the Street Fighter V tournament at the Global Esports Games 2021.