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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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IeSF Announced Establishment of International e-Sports Academy

International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) and Yinchuan International Game Investment Co. Ltd held press conference regarding the establishment of International e-Sports Academy in Beijing JW Marriot Hotel, China on 10th of March 2016. Both entities have signed an...

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First Details on IeSF World Championship 2016

The International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) will hold the 8th e-Sports World Championship 2016, which is the sole international e-sports event where players compete as representing their countries, in Jakarta, Indonesia in October, 2016. IeSF have informed IeSF...

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CS:GO National Team Lineup Changes

While last year we had to rally a line-up for "The World Championship" (TWC) 2015 within only a matter of days, we have decided to make sure that this year we're ready for TWC2016 ahead of time. With the clear goal of making it through the group stage into the...

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Statement on Netgame Convention and the CS:GO Swiss Nationals

Last weekend the playoffs of the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Swiss Nationals 2015 took place at the anniversary edition of the Netgame Convention at the Expo Thun. The CS:GO Lineup of Team mYinsanity secured the title of Swiss Champions 2015, with an exceptional...

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7th e-Sports World Championships: Recap Day 1

Bad news first: in StarCraft, Dead Pixels' Eloi "ElroyeSC2" Quach was eliminated at group stage with an overall score of 1:2. Unfortunately, also Qualitas Helvetica's Hearthstone player Yannick "YounTheory" Widmer does not make it out of the group neither. A...

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CS:GO Swiss Nationals 2015 Finals Pairings and Drawing

The final pairings are as follows (see video): Group A: SwissRAGE Qualitas Helvetica Winner of BYOC tournament @ Netgame 2015 thursday MEGABALLERS Group B: mYinsanity Team Maaischguet Silent Gaming cardinals Red Instinct   See more at http://www.nationals.ch...

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IeSF Groups Have Been Drawn

IESF GROUPS HAVE BEEN DRAWN The result of group drawing for the 7th e-Sports World Championship has been announced. The 7th e-Sports World Championship is the sole international e-Sports event where players compete as representing their countries based on nationality,...

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IeSF Discloses Casters and Schedule

For the 7th e-Sports World Championship SEOUL 2015, hosted by International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) and sponsored by LONGZHU TV, which is the only one nationality-based international e-Sports competition event in the world, IeSF just disclosed the broadcasting...

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IeSF Officially Announces Venue and Countries

The International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) has announced that the 7th e-Sports World Championship Seoul 2015, which is the sole international e-Sports event where players compete as representing their countries, will be held at NEXON ARENA in Seoul, South Korea,...

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Our Team for Korea

An eventful weekend lies behind us. Both qualifer tournaments in StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm and Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft were a resounding success. And it's with great pride that we announce the Swiss national team for the 7th e-Sports World Championship...

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AOC Gaming Sponsor of SESF

What was to be expected since the announcement of the two Swiss IeSF qualifiers for StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm and Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft, is now official: AOC Gaming Monitors are partners of the Swiss E-Sports Federation! The partnership has payed off...

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IeSF Qualifier: StarCraft II

Better late than never. That is not only the way we roll with the Hearthstone Qualifier for the IeSF 2015 World Championship coming December in Korea, but now also with the qualifier for StarCraft II. This Friday we’ll host an invitational online-tournament where the...

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BEV Hypnos Swiss League of Legends Champion 2015

On October 4th at Switzerlan, a LAN of 500 players at Suisse Toy in Bern, the day had finally come. After four online qualifiers for the playoffs of this year’s Swiss League of Legends Championship, the “League of Legends Swiss Nationals 2015”, Sunday was the day for...

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IeSF Qualifikation: Hearthstone

Wir freuen uns bekannt geben zu dürfen, dass wir in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Westschweizer Team Red Instinct und unserem Sonsor, dem Monitor-Hersteller AOC Gaming, eine offizielle Schweizer Qualifikation in Hearthstone für die IeSF World Championship 2015 in Korea...

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