British Esports’ Team Great Britain to play at the Global Esports Games Finals in Istanbul in DOTA 2 Women, Street Fighter V: Champion Edition, and eFootball™ 2023.
Sunderland, UK, 15th November, 2022 – British Esports, the national body set up to support grassroots esports in the UK, is delighted to announce that Team Great Britain have reached the finals of the Global Esports Games, scheduled to take place on 15th – 17th December in Istanbul, Turkey.
Competing in DOTA 2 Women and Open categories, eFootball™ 2023, Street Fighter V: Champion Edition and Player Unknown Battlegrounds Mobile, Team Great Britain have secured their slot in the finals of the DOTA 2 Women category, along with Street Fighter V Champion Edition, and eFootball™ 2023, having a total of seven athletes competing for medal glory.
The Global Esports Games, now in its second year, is the flagship competitive esports event from the Global Esports Federation – contested by athletes from Member Federations around the world.
“Congratulations to all our teams competing at the Global Esports Games this year.” said Mark Weller, Team Manager, Great Britain. “With three teams heading to Istanbul, and a number of talents discovered during our Commonwealth Games run, I’m hopeful we can improve on our Silver medal from Singapore 2021 and continue to build a legacy for future generations to aspire to.”
British Esports are proud to support Team Great Britain at the Global Esports Games as the Member Federation. Furthermore, British Esports are delighted to announce the addition of Josh ‘Bryn’ Norris as Assistant Manager to Team Great Britain.
“I’m delighted to see the British teams advancing to the finals of the Global Esports Games.” said Andy Payne, Chair, British Esports. “Another Women’s team reaching a major final in DOTA 2, following our success in Singapore 2021, alongside opportunities in Street Fighter V: Champion Edition and eFootball™ 2023 highlights the level of talent we have available throughout the UK.”
For more information on Team Great Britain at the Global Esports Games, and to stay up to date with all the latest news, including player rosters, upcoming fixtures and results, visit https://britishesports.org/global-esports-games.
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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 www.britishesports.org or follow British Esports on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitch, YouTube, TikTok.