Dubai to host world finals of Girl Gamer Esports Fest

By DG Staff

DUBAI 7 January 2020: Meydan One has announced that the Girl Gamer Esports Festival World Finals will run from 19-22 February at the Meydan Grandstand in Dubai.

Following the qualifying stages in Australia, South Korea, Singapore, Spain and Brazil, the competition at the Meydan Grandstand will bring together nine of the world’s best all-female gaming teams to compete for the prize pool of US$100,000.

Team Dignitas from the US, the undefeated back-to-back champions of the last two Girl Gamer Esports Festival World Finals in CounterStrike Go, will enter the World Finals of Girl Gamer Esports Festival as the North American representative. They will be joined by teams Carnage (Australia), Copenhagen Flames (Europe) and INTZ (Brazil) that will compete in Counterstrike Go, while Charon (South Korea), OOB (Europe), Besiktas, Innova (Brazil) and local representatives Galaxy Racer (UAE) will go head to head in League of Legends.

The award-winning Girl Gamer Esports Festival celebrates women’s competitiveness in video games. Recognised as a platform to promote women’s empowerment, the event was named the ‘Best Esports Festival’ at the FestX Awards in 2018.

Organised by Galaxy Racer Esports in partnership with Evoloop and presented by Grow uP eSports, the tournament is brought to the Middle East for the first time by Meydan One in association with the Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO).

GDMO is supporting the event as part of its strategy to drive the development of the region’s esports industry and establish Dubai as a regional and global hub for competitive esports events under the umbrella of its Dubai 10X Media Project.

As part of the festival’s efforts to expand its global reach, the latest edition of the event has partnered with Critical Hit Entertainment in Australia, ROX Gaming in South Korea, BBL e-SPORTS in Brazil, and Movistar Riders in Spain. It is supported by Logitech G.

Tickets to the thrilling final stages are now on sale on Ticketmaster and Platinumlist.

Dubai Gazette