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2018 IESF General Meeting in Kaohsiung

Colin Webster Elected as New President of IESF | 6 Members accepted as Full Members of IESF The 2018 IESF General Meeting (GM) took place on November 10th at the ‘TESL Arena’ in Kaohsiung during the 10th Esports World Championship (WC). Colin Webster, former IESF...

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10th Esports World Championship Group Draw Result

With only few days left until the opening ceremony, the Group draw of each discipline (LoL, CS:GO, Tekken 7) has been finalized. Broadcasted live on the official IESF Twitch and YouTube channel, the full footage can be viewed online. Below are the draw results of each...

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[Position opening] Head of Communication

We are looking for someone who : Is fascinated by esports and is interested to develop the Swiss scene Knows at least one national language as well as English (excellent command required, both orally and in written) Knows the Adobe Creative Suite...

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[Position opening] SESF Referee

Are you interested in becoming an SeSF referee? Are you the one who can bring the light during dark LAN hours? Then you're the person we're searching for! Conflict will be your day to day work; finding the right answer between the strict rules and the...

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Global Esports Executive Summit 2018 Registration Opens

⦁ Summit to Gather Esports Stakeholders to Reach Common Understanding International Esports Federation (IESF) here by announces the registration for the Global Esports Executive Summit (GEES). Coming to its 3rd edition, GEES is scheduled to take place in...

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Prize Money Announcement IESF Esports World Championships 2018

IESF to Support National Federations for Sustainable Esports Development Total Prize Pool is 54,000$ (USD) With only seventy-seven (77) days left until the opening ceremony, the entry will soon be closing for the 10th Esports World Championship Kaohsiung...

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Oliver Lutz joins the Swiss Esports Federation

6th of August, Zurich, Switzerland| FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Esports Recognition Commission carries out one of the most important functions of the Swiss Esports Federation “SESF” where it works with the corporate industries, federations and government institutions in...

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Germany Becomes Member of International Esports Federation

ESBD (eSport-Bund Deutschland e.V.) to lead esports movement in Germany 48th member of International Esports Federation ESBD (eSport-Bund Deutschland e.V.) has now been accepted as the new member of International Esports Federation (IESF), joining in the...

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Mexico Joins International Esports Movement

Mexico Esports National Federation (FNDEM: Federación Nacional de Deportes Electrónicos) has now become a new member of International Esports Federation (IESF). Following the IESF Board meeting on June 25th, FNDEM has been fully evaluated and approved as...

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Swiss Esports Federation launches the Partnership Program

24th of June, Lausanne, Switzerland | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE With the rapid growth and interest on gamers and esports in Switzerland, The Swiss Esports Federation “SESF” created a partnership program to work closely together with organizations who are contributing...

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1st Entry Complete for 10th Esports World Championship

  International Esports Federation (IESF) hereby announces that total 670 participants from 42 countries have registered for 1st Entry of the Esports World Championship Kaohsiung 2018. This is the largest participation in the history of the World Championship showing...

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IESF Logo Released for 10th Esports World Championship

International Esports Federation (IESF) and Chinese Taipei eSports Association (CTeSA) hereby announces the logo for the upcoming 10th Esports World Championship Kaohsiung 2018. The logo symbolizes the infinite potential of esports and the athletes joining...

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General Assembly 2018 – News

Dear community, Dear member, Dear esports fan, 2017 was a great year for Swiss e-Sports and for the Swiss Esports Federation “SESF”. The previous board managed to bring structure and expand its reach to the French part of Switzerland. The General Assembly was...

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Thanks to our finance and accounting partner Cashctrl.com

We would like to thank CashCtrl.com who has provided us with a professional license to their free software.
As the Swiss esports governing body it is very important for us to have a tool that allows us to manage finance efficiently. Some of our members are currently using it with full satisfaction.
We highly recommend trying it out if you are looking for a tool that is easy to use, allows professional grade accounting and is made in Switzerland. You can use the following link: http://cashctrl.com/?ref=sesf .”

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The Swiss Nationals’ Champions 2017 are Crowned

The Fall Season 2017 of Prefire The League is history. And with it also the Swiss Nationals 2017. The league has crowned Swiss champions of the year. The player by the alias "Ross" in Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft, Team above in Counter-Strike: Global...

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Kaohsiung Host City for World Championship 2018

The host city bid results for the 10th Esports World Championship 2018 was taken by Kaohsiung city (Chinese Taipei) lead by the Chinese Taipei Esports Association (CTeSA). As announced during the closing ceremony of the 9th Esports World Championship in Busan, the...

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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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Lukas Jakob selected for IeSF Referees’ Commission

Just recently, the International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) has announced the creation of the Referees' Commission. The purpose of the commission will be to produce rules for the running of IeSF accredited championships and to develop a standardisation for...

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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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