Esports Nominations to The Game Awards 2023

Esports Nominations to The Game Awards 2023

The tenth annual Game Awards 2023, set to take place on the 7th of December at the Peacock Theatre in Los Angeles, is an awards ceremony and is also showcasing upcoming game titles and trailers.

The winners of The Game Awards are determined through a blend of jury voting (90%) and public fan voting (10%). Fans wanting to support their favorites can cast their votes on and the official Discord server. In China, voting is accessible via Bilibili and WeChat. Voting needs to be done before the 6th of December at 6pm PT.

With 31 categories in total, five are dedicated to esports, reflecting the sector’s growing prominence in the gaming industry. The Game Awards 2023 nominees in esports are:

Best Esports Game

  • League of Legends (Riot Games)
  • Counter-Strike 2 (Valve)
  • Dota 2 (Valve)
  • PUBG Mobile (LightSpeed Studios)
  • Valorant (Riot Games)

Best Esports Team

  • Evil Geniuses (Valorant)
  • Fnatic (Valorant)
  • Gaimin Gladiators (Dota 2)
  • JD Gaming (League of Legends)
  • Team Vitality (Counter-Strike)

Best Esports Coach

  • Christine “potter” Chi (Evil Geniuses: Valorant)
  • Danny “zonic” Sorensen (Team Falcons: Counter-Strike)
  • Jordan “Gunba” Graham (Florida Mayhem: Overwatch)
  • Remy “XTQZZZ” Quoniam (Team Vitality: Counter-Strike)
  • Yoon “Homme” Sung-young (JD Gaming: League of Legends)

Best Esports Event

  • League of Legends World Championship 2023
  • Paris Major 2023
  • EVO 2023
  • The International Dota 2 Championships 2023
  • Valorant Champions 2023

Best Esports Athlete

  • Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok (League of Legends)
  • Mathieu “ZywOo” Herbaut (CSGO)
  • Max “Demon1” Mazanov (Valorant)
  • Paco “HyDra” Rusiewiez (Call of Duty)
  • Park “Ruler” Jae-hyuk (League of Legends)
  • Phillip ”ImperialHal” Dosen (Apex Legends)

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