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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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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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IeSF Announcement with Consequences

The announcement (The 7th e-Sports World Championship is held in Seoul) of the International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) not only to changes the tournament disciplines of this year's world championship, but also to moves it to Seoul (Korea) comes with uncomfortable...

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Swiss Nationals CS:GO: Map Pool Update

Dear players As already announced the map pool for the remaining tournaments in the Swiss Nationals 2015 will change. As international tournaments have already updated their map pools as well, we will adapt this reasonable change. The map pool will consists of the...

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CS:GO Swiss Nationals SwitzerLAN Mode and Rule Update

CS:GO Swiss Nationals SwitzerLAN Mode and Rule Update After a longer break of qualifiers we have the next update for you to the standings of the Swiss Nationals in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The next qualifier will be held at the SwitzerLAN. The LAN takes place...

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The SESF Board Grows *UPDATE 19.5

It is a pleasure to announce, that the board of the SESF has grown by two experienced and highly motivated organizers from the Swiss LAN and E-Sports scene. Stephan Maeder and Tobias “siRtobey” Feller, two leading figures of the Erenya LAN, have a reputation for being...

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Swiss CSGO Team for TWC

After having organized the E-Sports European Championship (ESEC) for two years in a row now, E-Frag has decided to launch their first world championship for CS:GO in cooperation with Hitbox.tv- "The World Championship" (TWC). While there were 42 and 44 nations...

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IeSF Partnership with IAAF Athletics for a Better World

International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) has announced a partnership of cooperation exchange between e-Sports and athletics, as signing partnership MOU with the “Athletics for a Better World” powered by International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) at the...

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2015 Swiss Nationals Qualifier Wesports

With the Wesports LAN #10 taking place in Bussigny-prés-Lausanne (VD) over the last weekend, the qualifier marathon for the 2015 Swiss Nationals playoffs of the past few weeks comes to a conclusion. Two weeks ago at PolyLAN 25, one week ago at Butterlan 11, and just...

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2015 Swiss Nationals Qualifier Butterlan

Last weekend, April 9-12 in Lüterkofen (SO), under the slogan “The Magic One” the Butterlan organizers celebrated the 11th edition of one of the most popular LAN parties in Switzerland. In terms of Swiss E-Sports Butterlan 11 was an equally special occasion as PolyLAN...

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2015 Swiss Nationals Qualifier PolyLAN

Over the easter weekend, April 3 - 6, almost 1000 gamers gathered at the spectactular Swiss Tech Concention Center in Lausanne (VD) for PolyLAN 25. Thus far the largest Swiss LAN party of the year was host to the first qualifier tournament for the 2015 Swiss Nationals...

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IeSF confirms StarCraft, Hearthstone and Prizepool

Today the International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) has informed the National Federations, that additional to the titles “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” and “DotA2”, the games “StarCraft II” and “Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft” are officially confirmed competitions...

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DotA2 Swiss Championship and IeSF Qualifier

Coming this June is the first Swiss Championship in DotA2, organized by the ambitious Swiss DC (Swiss DotA Community). The championship not only decides which team may call itself the "first Swiss Champion in DotA2", but also who may represent Switzerland the this...

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2015 Swiss Nationals: Counter-Strike **update #2

Thanks to the great effort of the organizers of Erenya, we have accomplished to introduce a Swiss Championship in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive , the “2014 Swiss Nationals”. At Erenya LAN #9 in December 2014, the team Red Instinct successfully conquered the trophy...

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IeSF 2015 World Championship in Poland

According to first information given out by the International E-Sports Federation (IeSF; www.ie-sf.org/), this year's world championship will be held in the Polish city of Lodz. Additional details have been announcend concerning the first couple of titles which have...

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Updates from Baku on Facebook and Twitter

To stay on top of what is currently happening at the IeSF 2014 World Championship in Baku, and how our players Sabrina, Michael and Waldo are doing, follow the updates on our Facebook page or our Twitter account.

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Today’s The Day!

Today's the day! Our two Tekken players Sabrina Allemann from Bassersdorf, and Michael Popa from Zurich, and our Hearthstone player Waldo Agudelo from Lausanne, leave for their Trip. Their destination: The 2014 World Championship of the International E-Sports...

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Our Players for Baku

We have completed our line-up for the 2014 World Championship by the International e-Sports Federation, from November 12th thru 17th in Baku, Azerbaijan. Three players will compete in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft mixed, Tekken Tag Tournament 2 mixed, and Tekken Tag...

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Qualify For Azerbaijan!

At the International e-Sports Federation’s 2014 World Championship in November in Baku, Azerbaijan, players will compete in DotA2, StarCraft II, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Ultra Street Fighter IV and Hearthstone, for the IeSF’s World Champion title. As every year, the...

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IeSF 2014 World Championship most likely in Baku, Azerbaidjan

According to the progress report and outlook sent to the representatives of the IeSF's member national associations today, the plan of hosting a European Championship instead of an World Championship in 2014 was overthrown. Instead, the International e-Sports...

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The Swiss E-Sports Scene on Reddit

Reddit, the frontpage of the internet. No other place on the internet spreads the latest news quicker than this one - for every topic you can imagine. For a long time, Reddit has been a popular meeting place for the international e-Sports communities. in so-called...

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That Was 2013 IeSF World Championship

Last weekend it was time for this years' world championship by the International eSports Federation - the 2013 IeSF World Championship. Participants from around the globe competed in the disciplines "League of Legends" (male, 5v5) and "Alliance of Valiant Arms" (male,...

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ENC CSGO: Switzerland vs. France UPDATE*

This evening at 8pm CEST, our CS:GO Team captain Marc ‚xshort1’ Müller and the team have their second match in the ongoing European Nations Cup. Todays opponent is none less than the first neighbor of our group, France. Against a line-up containg mostly of players...

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ENC CSGO: Start of the Group Stage *UPDATE*

The groups for the group stage of the European Nations Cup by E-Frag have been drawn. In group D Switzerland is up against opponents such as Germany, France and Italy. Former, Germany and France will certainly be the most challenging opponents. The group stage will be...

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ENC CSGO: Switzerland vs. Ireland

Coming Monday, the Swiss nationalteam in Counter-Strike. Global Offensive of team captain Marc 'xshort1' Mueller, is starting into E-Frag's European Nationscup EC2013. For this second preliminary qualification phase our team will have to go up against Ireland. Not...

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Official Swiss Nationalteam for CS:GO *UPDATE**

Gladly we announce once again a official Swiss nationalteam. For the first time, the SESF presents a team in the categorie Counter-Strike. Global Offensive. In the past days and weeks, team captain Marc "xshort1" Mueller hast put together a powerful team of former EPS...

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No EU Online Qualifier for IeSF 2013 WCS After All

After the registration of the nationalteams für the IeSF 2013 World Championship has been closed in the meantime, the International eSports Federation together with the event holders from the Romanian eSports Association (PGL) have decided, to cancel the EU Online...

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mYinsanity Heimerdingers fighting for Bucharest

The Swiss national Qualifier für the IeSF 2013 World Championship in Bucharest, Romania has concluded. After a tough and tight double-elimination tournament, Dennis "Koala" Berg, captain of the mYinsanity Heimerdingers, and his team clearly decided the grand finals in...

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Finals of the Swiss IeSF Qualification

Coming Sunday afternoon, August 18 2013, it is time for the finals of the Swiss League of Legends qualifier for the ieSF 2013 World Championship. The winner of the tournament will be representing Switzerland at the championship in Bucharest, Romania, from October 31...

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The Captains Were Chosen

The team captains have been chosen. For the upcoming European cup by E-Frag, Switzerland will be providing a team in both categories, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive as well as DotA2. The two teams will be managed by the captains David "Dave" Morf (DotA2) and Marc...

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E-Frag European Championship, We’re Looking for Team Captains

The Serbian communitypage E-Frag is a organizng a European championship for CS:GO and Dota 2. More than 30 countries are antipicated to compete in this tournament. The SESF wants to form a team for both disciplines. For this reason we are looking for motivated team...

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