National Esports teams from the Republic of Korea, India, Thailand and the Philippines lead a strong Asian contingent heading into the competition
The International Esports Federation (IESF) is all set to start its flagship competition- the 13th IESF Esports World Championship 2021 between November 14 to 20. The company is expecting a record number of Esports contingents from across the world to compete with each other.
As per the official statement, the Israeli city of Eilat is set to play host as it welcomes 500 Esports athletes from 85 nations. The multi-game event will feature four official games titles including DOTA 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Tekken 7 and eFootball 2022 and one promoted title, Audition.
“Following a record number of participating teams, this year’s edition will be the greatest yet for the IESF Esports World Championship. I would like to thank the team at International Esports Federation (IESF), the Israeli Esports Association (IESA) and Maccabi World Union for their efforts in making this tournament possible. I look forward to welcoming all the national athletes and delegates to the global finals in Eilat,” said President of the Israeli Esports Association (IESA), Ido Brosh.
Following a series of qualification rounds, 7 Asian nations have been called to advance to the grand stage in Eilat. Asian nations competing at the 13th IESF Esports World Championship are Korea, Mongolia, India, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
“The IESF is incredibly excited for the 13th edition of our Esports World Championship which is the largest IESF event to date. Eilat 2021 will showcase and unify Esports athletes from a record 85 nations. This a true representation of IESF’s commitment to the growth and development of sustainable and responsible gaming worldwide,” said President of IESF, Vlad Marinescu.