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Romandie Symposium

As promised recently, the SESF will organize a Romand symposium to meet and exchange with members and interested people, but also to keep you informed about the projects on which the ESFS is currently working. The date selected is Sunday 05.11.2017 from 1 pm to 5 pm...

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Final Count Down to the World Championship

In one month from now, the International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) commences the 9th Esports World Championship in Busan, Korea. More than 200 players from more than 30 different countries fight for the title of world champion in League of Legends, Counter-Strike:...

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IeSF Athletes’ Commission nominates Jason Batzofin as Chair

International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) Athletes’ Commission announced that Jason Batzofin (South Africa) has been nominated as the Chair of Athletes’ Commission in August 2017. The Athletes’ Commission chair will now be sitting as a Board member of IeSF to deliver...

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IeSF Partners with University of New Haven

The International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) and the University of New Haven (UNH) have agreed on a partnership to increase the development of the foundation of esports research. The purpose of this agreement is to build friendship and foster a relationship that will...

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After the Qualifiers is Before the World’s

The Swiss qualification tournaments for the World Championship are complete. The line-ups of Lausanne eSports and Berzerk, and the player Mathieu "KiraKira" Nguyen from Team mYinsanity will represent Switzerland in League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive...

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IeSF Agree on Partnership with ITTF

International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) and International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) have signed an MOU agreement to develop and promote table tennis esports. The International Table Tennis Federation is responsible for the global sport of table tennis and has...

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The Nationals Are Back!

It has been a while. Long enough that a few words may be needed to get everyone on the same page. "Swiss Nationals" is the name that the Swiss e-Sports Federation has chosen for its national e-Sports championships. While there are obviously many tournaments, run by...

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Registration opens for Global Esports Executive Summit 2017

International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) confirmed the six agendas to be discussed at the Global Esports Executive Summit (GEES) 2017. Following the GEES 2016 which was held in Shanghai, the GEES 2017 will be held in Busan, at the International Passenger Terminal...

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These were the LoL and CS:GO Qualifier Finals

Sunday August 6, is the day. Two dozen of the most talented, and probably also most handsome Swiss nerds to ever walk on the face of the earth enter the venue. The eStudios in Frau Gerold’s Garten in Zurich. Well equipped with the weapons of their choice, mice and...

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Tekken 7 Qualifier for IeSF 2017

Since the console title Tekken 7 is outside the comfort zone of our our partners for CS:GO and LoL, they prefered not to provide qualifiers also for this game title. For this reason we continued our search for partners and are happy to announce that our search was...

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CS:GO and LoL Qualifier Finals

The registration for the Swiss IeSF Qualifiers 2017 by SILENTGAMING and Prefire The League in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and League of Legends are already open. There will be two online tournaments in each of the two game titles, followed by a grand final at an...

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Markus Koskivirta nominated Chair of IeSF Referees’ Commission

In June the International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) nominated Markus Sakari Koskivirta, an international esports referee from Finland, as Chair of the IeSF Referees' Commission. Markus Koskivirta has successively completed various positions as the head referee in...

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IeSF Qualifier 2017 by SILENTGAMING on Prefire

Are you ready to go to the 9th Esports World Championship by the International e-Sports Federation in Busan, Korea? So are we! We are happy to finally announce our partner for organizing this year's official Swiss qualifier for the World's: SILENTGAMING with their...

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Appnori & IeSF Partnership to promote VR Esports

International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) and Appnori have agreed on a partnership to promote VR esports. Appnori is a company specializing in VR sports games, which develops realistic and dynamic sports contents using the VR platform. Well known for its unique and...

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Tekken returns to IeSF World Championship

Moments ago the International e-Sports Federatoin (IeSF) has disclosed the third official and the first individual game title of the upcoming 9th Esports World Championship taking place November 8-12 in Busan, Korea: Tekken 7 Tekken - at that time Tekken Tag...

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First Agenda of Global Esports Executive Summit 2017

IeSF announced the first official agenda of Global Esports Executive Summit 2017: Esports, road to the Olympic How Far is Esports from becoming an Official SPorts Discipline Esports, Road to Olympics The Olympic Council of Asia has announced Esports to be integrated...

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League of Legends again part of the World Championship

The International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) has just disclosed the second official game title to be played at the 9th e-Sports World Championship in Busan, Korea: League of Legends (LoL). LoL was first played at the IeSF World Championship 2013 in Bucharest, Romania....

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FISU and IeSF Agree on Partnership to Promote e-Sports

The International University Sports Federation (FISU) and International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) have signed an MOU agreement to promote e-Sports in FISU and also look for areas to create synergies between the two federations. Both federations have been in...

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Confirmed

Through their Facebook page, the International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) has just confirmed the first official title for this year's world Championship: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO). The 9th e-Sports World Championship in Busan, Korea, will mark the...

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World Championships 2017 in November in Korea

The General Secretariat of the International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) has just officially communicated the period and host city of their World Championship 2017. After reviewing all applications and evalutating the options, the Board of the IeSF has decided that the...

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Review on the General Assembly 2017

This year’s ordinary General Assembly of the Swiss e-Sports Federations is over. On Saturday, March 18, the members gathered in the fancy meeting space of Welle 7 in Bern to admit new members, approve the work done last year, vote on motions and statute amendments,...

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

A hearthy welcome to the year 2017 2016 was a busy yet very interesting year for us. A complete restructure of our federation, many new members working towards the growth of our passion with tremendous efforts, suddenly becoming a part of the IeSF board and many...

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A Fresh Start for the SESF

The reorganisation 2016 was finally brought to a conclusion with the Extraordinary General Assembly on October 23rd in Bern. With almost 30 members - 20 of which are organisations who became ordinary members of the SESF (see: Members) - we are certainly off to a good...

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Applications and Candidates for the Board

The Extraordinary General Assembly of the SESF in Bern is just around the corner. We’re equally looking forward to meeting many old friends as we’re eager to become familiar with new faces. Important: Candidates and Elections Members with an interest in a position on...

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Extraordinary General Assembly on October 23rd in Bern

As announced earlier, the extraordinary general assembly regarding this year’s reorganisation of the Swiss E-Sports Federation will take place on Sunday, October 23rd. Once again, as for many similar events by the federation in the past, the venue will be the Best...

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Become a Member now and vote on October 23rd!

Boris Mayencourt, Cyril Dettwiler, Daniel Haller, Dominique Hostettler, Tom Riat, Vinzenz Koegler and Yann Beaud have all been appointed to the Reorganization Commission at the SESF Reorg 2016 Kick-Off Meeting in Bern on Mai 21st. Thanks to their tireless and selfess...

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SESF Reorg 2016: Statutes – Your Input Please!

"Version 0" of the statutes is ready. And as promised - even though with a slight delay - we publish it in order to enable you to give us feedback. Under the following link you can access the latest version of the statutes:...

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Switzerland Eliminated from TWC by Bulgaria

The first qualification round for this year's "The World Championship" in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is over. Here a review by team captain Michael "chline" Bieri: The latest edition of "The World Championship" has been announce at the start of this year. Hoping...

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Reorganization Rescheduled

It has been a few months since our SESF Reorg 2016 Kick-Off Meeting in Bern. And a lot of things have happened in in the Swiss e-Sports scene since – and are happening still. For the IeSF World Championship taking place October 6th-9th in Jakarta (Indonesia), we are...

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TWC Opening Match Against Bulgaria

The first round of the qualifier for this year's "The World Championship" (TWC) in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is well under way. The Swiss national team of captain Michael "chline" Bieri will have it's first apprearance 7pm tomorrow against the team representing...

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IeSF Partners with Alisports

International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) has announced a partnership, so called ‘Exclusive Strategic Partnership’, with Alibaba Sports Group(Alisports) in Shanghai, China on July 26, 2016. Alisports and IeSF have first met in Beijing early this year. Although, it is a...

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Global E-Sports Executives Summit Shanghai 2016

120 officials from the e-Sports and sports industries will participate in the Global e-Sports Executive Summit,which will be held by the International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) in Shanghai, China for 2 days, from July 30th to July 31st. The goal and vision of the...

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Registrations for the Swiss IeSF Qualifier have started!

On iesf2016.ch you may now register yourself and your team for the first round of the Swiss qualifiers for this year's e-Sports World Championship by the Internationalen e-Sports Federation (IeSF). There you will also find all relevant information regarding the...

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Fourth and Fifth Meeting of the Reorganization Commission

The fourth and fifth reorganisation commission meeting took place online on the 29nd of June and 6th of July 2016. This post’s objective is to summarize the topics we discussed to allow for feedback and so that the community can be up-to-date with the commission’s...

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Your Road to the World Championship

It is about time to launch into the Swiss qualifiers für the 8th e-Sports World Championship by the International e-Sports Federation. You have the chance to become a part of the Swiss Federation’s delegation. Win the qualifier in League of Legends or Counter-Strike:...

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Third Meeting of the Reorganization Commission

The third reorganisation commission meeting took place online on the 22nd of June 2016. This post’s objective is to summarize the topics we discussed to allow for feedback and so that the community can be up-to-date with the commission’s work. Our next meeting will be...

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Establishment of IeSF Athletes Commission

The International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) is taking steps to establish an Athletes Commission to protect the right and interest of e-Sports athletes, while continuing its journey to be recognized by International Olympic Committee(IOC). The establishment of an...

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Second Meeting of the Reorganization Commission

The second Reorganisation Commission meeting took place in Bern on the 12th of June 2016. This post’s objective is to summarize the topics we discussed to allow for feedback and so that the community can be up-to-date with the commission’s work. Our next meeting will...

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Increasing E-Sports Momentum in Europe

The e-Sports momentum is arising in Europe to be officially recognized as a sport. Member nations of the International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) in Europe, Russia, Italy, and Denmark, have been officially recognized as a sport by sports authorities in each country,...

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CS:GO TWC National Team Changes

The nations competition in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) "The World Championships" (TWC) by the Serbian organizatino E-Frag is about to start into the latest edition. An incredible number of 94 nations will be competing in the tournament this year. The...

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Looking for Partner Organizations for IeSF Qualifiers

From October 6th to 9th 2016 the Indonesian capital Jakarta will host the 8th e-Sports World Championships of the International e-Sports Federation (IeSF). It features competitions in League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Hearthstone: Heroes of...

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First Meeting of the Reorganization Commission

The first online reorganisation commission meeting with the new created group took place on the 2nd of June 2016. This post’s objective is to summarize the topics we discussed to allow for feedback and so that the community can be up-to-date with the commission’s...

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Reorganisation Kicked Off

Almost 40 different Swiss e-Sports and gaming organizations came together for the SESF Reorganization 2016 Kick-Off Meeting on Saturday, May 21st at the Best Western Hotelbern in the old town of Bern. It was an intense Saturday afternoon. A room full of 50 people,...

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Primary Titles and Date of World Championship

International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) hereby announces that IeSF has selected the primary official games to be played in the 8th e-Sports World Championship 2016 , held in Jakarta, Indonesia. The official games are League of Legends (LoL), Counter-Strike Global...

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Roadmap to the SESF Reorganization

It is about time for change in the SESF - with you, and for you. In it's last meeting, the executive board of the federation has taken important decisions to proceed with the federation's structures - and more importanly it has decided on a how and a when. Thus it is...

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First Steps Towards IOC Recognition

The International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) has taken its first step towards the recognition of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). IeSF has submitted to IOC the “Official Letter of Request” on February 19th to make its first action to attain the recognition,...

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