Riyadh, Saudi E-Sports Federation has announced that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will host for the second consecutive year the international charity initiative “Gamers without Borders”, which will be held between June 7 and August 8, 2021 with total awards of USD10 million that will be donated to support efforts to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
In cooperation with the pioneering company in the E-sports field ESL, this year’s edition of the biggest charity event in the e-sports games at the international level is held under the motto: “One World: One Body” with the aim of helping needy countries to receive COVID-19 vaccines through donating the total amount of the event to the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), which, for its part, will offer the donation to international stakeholders that contribute to providing vaccines to those countries worldwide.
The Gamers without Borders initiative, in its second edition, lasts for nine weeks and sees the competition of elite world professional teams and players in several famous games, such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, Fortnite, PUBG MOBILE and CS:GO.
In addition to the competitions of the elite, registration will be open for e-games fans, where they will have the opportunity to join entertainment and excitement in the “social tournament competitions” that are full with excitement and challenge in the previously mentioned games in addition to Overwatch, Tekken 7, NBA2K, Call of Duty and Rocket League.
All these competitions will be virtually broadcast live in seven languages to grant millions around the world a qualitative experience in the world of sports and entertainment to watch, participate, play, and learn, in addition to urging the e-sports communities and the Saudi and international communities as a whole to reach the highest number possible of donations.
The “Gamers without Borders” initiative will kick off through audience competitions on June 7, where those willing to register have to visit the website of the tournament on www.gamerswithoutborders.com, where the elite competitions date will be announced later. All events of the global charity event can be seen live on the initiative website and tournament platforms on Facebook, Twitch and Youtube.
Source: Saudi Press Agency