British Esports Celebrates Home Nations Qualification for the Commonwealth Esports Championships

Commonwealth Esports Championships

Home Nations secure qualification ahead of the LIVE finals at the ICC, Birmingham, with 16 teams set to compete.

Sunderland, UK, Thursday 30th June, 2022 – British Esports, the not-for-profit organisation and national body set up to support grassroots esports in the UK, is proud to announce that England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales have all qualified for the Commonwealth Esports Championships Playoffs, scheduled to take place on 3rd and 4th August, ahead of the Finals at the International Convention Centre, Birmingham, on 6th and 7th August.

Competing against 28 other nations from across the 72 members of the Commonwealth, Esports England, Esports Wales, Esports Northern Ireland and Esports Scotland, will be representing the home nations in the following categories:

  • Dota 2 Open: Esports England & Esports Wales
  • Dota 2 Women’s: Esports England & Esports Wales 
  • Rocket League Open: Esports England & Esports Wales
  • Rocket League Women’s: Esports England, Esports Wales & Esports Scotland 
  • eFootball Open: Esports England, Esports Wales, Esports Northern Ireland & Esports Scotland 
  • eFootball Women’s: Esports England, Esports Wales & Esports Northern Ireland

British Esports is proud to support the Home Nations at the inaugural Commonwealth Esports Championships and looks forward to building a legacy for future generations of esports fans and communities.

“It’s a tremendous achievement for everyone involved to see these athletes representing the home nations at the Commonwealth Esports Championships.” said Andy Payne OBE, Chair, British Esports. “To see them create a legacy and become role models for others, including younger generations and future esports talent, is fantastic.”

“We’re delighted to see these teams representing the various Home Nations in the Commonwealth Esports Championships.” added Chester King, CEO, British Esports. “There’s a real buzz about these tournaments and we can’t wait to see how the teams and players perform on the main stage at the ICC in Birmingham this August.”

Matches will be streamed on the Global Esports Federation Twitch and YouTube channels on the 6th and 7th August respectively, with all fixtures set to be announced soon.

Tickets for the LIVE finals are now available to purchase via the The Ticket Factory, as well as tickets for the Commonwealth Esports Forum on the 5th August, available here.

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Adam McGowan | Marketing Director | British Esports | Email: [email protected]  

About British Esports 

British Esports is a not-for-profit organisation established in 2016 to support and promote esports in the UK. As a national body, its aims are to foster future British talent, increase the awareness of esports and provide expertise and advice. It’s focused on the grassroots level of esports and is not a governing body. The Federation helps educate the masses – including parents, teachers, media and government – around what esports is and what its benefits are. Its three goals are to promote, improve and inspire. For more information and all the latest news, visit or follow British Esports on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitch, YouTube, TikTok.

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