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International Esports Federation Accepts Three New Continental Federations

The International Esports Federation has announced the PanAmerican Esports Confederation, the European Esports Federation and the African Esports Association as the latest continental esports federations to join the organization. The IESF has now unified all continents in the world with the three regional federations joining the organization to advance the growth of professional esports, streamline […]

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IESF Launches International Esports Referee Academy

The International Esports Federation has launched the first year-round online International Esports Referee Academy to support the next wave of esports referees from around the world. The academy is dedicated to developing the highest standards of referee training for IESF’s 104 member nations. The academy’s curriculum has been designed by IESF and its partners to […]

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International Esports Federation Partners with NASEF on Curriculum

The International Esports Federation has partnered with the North America Scholastic Esports Federation to use NASEF’s curriculum and programs help teachers leverage esports as a tool for education and career preparation. As part of the deal, IESF has appointed NASEF Executive Director Gerald Solomon as chair of the federation’s World Esports Education Commission. With the […]

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International Esports Federation Adds Four Members from Europe

The International Esports Federation has added France, Greece, Kosovo and Spain as members, bringing the international membership of the organization to 104 countries across five continents. The four new IESF member nations are represented through their respective national esports associations: The French Federation of Video Games, Hellenic Esports, the Esports Federation of Kosovo and the […]

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Vlad Marinescu Re-Elected International Esports Federation President

Vlad Marinescu, the head of the United States Esports Federation, has been re-elected as International Esports Federation President after Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al-Nahyan stood down from the race. Marinescu received 91 percent of the votes at the virtual IESF Ordinary General Meeting. He was promoted to the role atop the IESF after Colin Webster […]

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IESF, DLA+ Partner on Esports Venue Guidelines

The International Esports Federation and DLA+ Architecture & Interior Design have agreed to a partnership that will combine IESF’s global member network with DLA+’s esports venue planning and design experience, establishing guidelines for the design of esports venues. The agreement also makes DLA+ an exclusive certifying agency for esports facilities and official advisor to the […]

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EsportsTravel Summit Reschedules to November 18–20

Northstar Meetings Group has announced that the 2020 EsportsTravel Summit—the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers—has been rescheduled to November 18–20 in Arlington, Texas. The Summit had been scheduled for August 11–13. Concurrent with the date change, the EsportsTravel Summit announced a new five-year partnership agreement with venue design firm […]

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International Esports Federation Partners With ISF

The International Esports Federation has signed a memorandum of understanding with the International School Sports Federation to work together on various projects and activities in the esports space. The MOU will allow the organizations to combine on events promoting physical health among gamers in high schools with an aim of promoting physical activity and health […]

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Reschedules to August 11–13

Northstar Meetings Group has announced that the 2020 EsportsTravel Summit—the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers—has been rescheduled to August 11–13 in Arlington, Texas. The Summit was originally scheduled for June 16–18. The EsportsTravel Summit is being hosted by the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Arlington Sports Commission. […]

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ISEF Signs Agreement with Asian Federation

The International Esports Federation has announced an agreement with the Asian Electronic Sports Federation to form a formal relationship to promote and advance esports globally as well as across Asia. The IESF will recognize and acknowledge the AESF as the sole federation for esports in Asia and the AESF will recognize and acknowledge the IESF […]

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