British and Saudi Esports Sign Historic Partnership Agreement

The World of Esports Is Bound to Change 

The United Kingdom’s premier esports governing body, British Esports, has made an unprecedented announcement today, unveiling a historic alliance with the Saudi Esports Federation, the authoritative body responsible for nurturing top-tier gaming talents and fostering the growth of the gaming community and industry in Saudi Arabia. This groundbreaking partnership marks a monumental stride towards the advancement of the global esports arena.

Simultaneously, this significant collaboration coincides with the inaugural Esports Trade Mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by the UK Department for Business and Trade. The mission aims to establish meaningful connections and explore promising prospects within the burgeoning landscape of Saudi Arabia. Under this far-reaching agreement, both federations have formally pledged to work in unison to elevate the industry to unparalleled heights. The partnership commenced with an exclusive reception in Riyadh, graciously hosted by UK Ambassador Neil Crompton, in the presence of HRH Prince Faisal Bin Bandar bin Sultan, Chairman of the Saudi Esports Federation, and Chester King, the CEO of British Esports.

At its core, this collaboration envisions a multitude of initiatives spanning diverse projects, events, and activations meticulously crafted to nurture talents. These initiatives include immersive cultural exchange programs, internships, mentorship programs, boot camps, specialized training initiatives, educational endeavors, and collaborative research projects.Part of this ambitious agreement involves hosting home and away matches featuring some of the finest esports athletes from the UK and Saudi Arabia. These contests will take place at esteemed venues, including the National Esports Performance Campus in Sunderland and Gamers8, in the upcoming year of 2024.

This alliance is a testament to the unwavering dedication of both federations to fostering international cooperation and propelling growth within the industry. It heralds a thrilling era marked by unprecedented opportunities, substantial investments, and comprehensive development programs. Bin Sultan expressed his optimism about this collaboration, emphasizing its pivotal role in nurturing talents and unifying the community. He envisioned a platform empowered by this partnership, one that fosters innovation and lays the foundation for a thriving industry not only within both nations but also beyond borders.

As the landscape undergoes continual evolution, the British and Saudi branches stand poised to make a profound impact on its trajectory. Their collaborative efforts are set to further bolster the UK’s status as one of the foremost esports nations globally. Chester King expressed his enthusiasm about this venture, highlighting its potential to usher in a new era for the industry in the UK. He emphasized that as two of the world’s leading federations, their collective endeavors are bound to shape the future of the industry, providing unparalleled opportunities for esports athletes, professionals, and enthusiasts alike.