IESF Partners With Big Bang Media For Asia Open Esports Championship
International Esports Federation (IESF) has partnered with an Indian company, Big Bang Media Ventures (BBMVPL), to launch the inaugural season of the Asia Open Esports Championship (Asia Open). The championship will start on 30th January and conclude on 15th March 2023. The Asia Open Esports Championship will see the participation of close to 40 countries across Asia & the Middle East to provide gamers with a platform to compete and build communities on the international stage.
IESF to inaugurate Asia Open Esports Championship with Big Bang Media Ventures
The inaugural season of the Asia Open Esports Championship will be played in an online setting. It will feature four titles, Including the popular eFootball and PES. Unlike other tournaments, the Asia Open Esports Championship aims for ‘esports-for-all’ and will offer a platform for players with all levels of skill sets. The championship will have three skill-based categories; amateurs, mid-core, and professionals.
“We are delighted to partner with Big Bang Media Ventures (BBMVPL) for The IESF Asia Open Esports Games,” said President of the IESF Vlad Marinescu. “This unique championship reaffirms our collective commitment to making esports truly immersive and inclusive and provides every gamer with the opportunity to compete with the best. IESF is very excited at the possibilities this event could create even beyond the vibrant regions of Asia and the Middle East,” he added.
Big Bang Media Venture is owned by Madhu Mantena, a famous Bollywood producer, and Ravneet Gill, a banker and entrepreneur. Commenting on this collaboration, Madhu Mantena & Ravneet Gill said, “Gaming is one of the biggest social and cultural mega trends of all times, and we are delighted to have been chosen by the IESF as their partners to host the IESF Asia Open. Asia and the Middle East are two of the most dynamic and passionate esports regions in the world, and we want to create a championship environment that is competitive, collaborative, and fun. The intention is as much to build the champions of tomorrow as it is to build an engaged borderless community by making esports mainstream.” They added, “We see this as an opportunity to redefine gaming content and turbocharge the creator economy.”
Big Bang Media Venture has also revealed that it will be launching multiple large format tournaments in partnership with gamers, creators, designers and coders in Asia and the Middle East in the near future.