On Wednesday, 8th of January 2020, Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) and Truxtun Capital announced the Grand Ceremony of the QATAR Esports WEGA Global Games™, to be held in Khalifa International Stadium on the 16th of January at 8 pm to launch the long-term partnership signed on 24th of March 2019.
Hosted by Aspire Zone Foundation and organised by Truxtun Capital, the QATAR Esports WEGA Global Games™, are honored to invite the fans and players, to its Official Global Games Grand Ceremony, to celebrate Esports and live the passion of gaming, and to share an epic digital experience, to witness and feel cutting edge technology in an immersive visual journey launching the QATAR Esports WEGA Global Games™ edition 2020, 2021, 2022.
This alliance between AZF and Truxtun will offer 2.3 billion gamers players across the world the chance to meet, share and compete.
For this first edition, The Global Games are a unique multi games competition featuring CSGO, DOTA2, Street Fighter V, and eFootball PES series. The program includes four big moments: the Grand Ceremony DOHA at Khalifa International Stadium on the 16th of January 2020, the WEGA Champions™ on March 2020, followed by a world-wide online competition starting September 2020, the QATAR Esports WEGA Global Games™, and the Global Games Great Final™ December 2020.
The WEGA Champions™ on March 2020, open for middle east players to compete and celebrate Esports, in the state-of-the-art facilities of Aspire Zone.
The best players/teams will be entitled to a range of prizes including cash ones, Esports personal coach sessions until December 2020, and being a guest honor of the Global Games Great Final™ in December 2020. The Global Games Worldwide online competition allows the best gamers/teams to qualify for the Great Final in December 2020 in Doha.
Mr. Mohammed Mubarak Alkuwari, Chief of Marketing at AZF, commented: “On this occasion, I would like to emphasise that collaborating with Truxton Capital in this championship underpins our approach at Aspire Zone Foundation as we seek to expand the scope of our business in the field of sports entertainment “sportainment”, especially after achieving a great success in the world of professional sports, talent development, sports science and technology, and sports medicine.
Alkuwari added: “We always look for new concepts and innovative events, and we hope that this tournament will be an additional platform through which we highlight Qatar's capabilities in organising international events, especially that the Egames industry is currently one of the most promising industries that achieve an annual growth of up to 40 %, attracting many groups, and formal federations for the Egames are being established in many countries now.”
Patrick Moynier, President of Truxtun Capital said: “We are so proud to launch this outstanding eSports tournament in partnership with Aspire Zone. As a Fintech company providing an innovative digital financial platform, it was a strategic decision to invest in a market expecting 6 billion players in the next 10 years. Looking ahead to the next FIFA World Cup, when all eyes will be on Doha, our technology and services will significantly enhance the entire player experience and transform fundamentally the esports economic model.
About Aspire Zone Foundation:
Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) was established by Emiri decree (1) that was announced on the 1st January 2008 in order to develop a world-class sporting environment, enhance sports performance and contribute to producing elite local athletes with a comprehensive academic, athletic and mental education fit to compete in various local and global competitions. AZF also seeks to promote an active and healthy lifestyle among local community members and encourage the growth and development of the sports economy in Qatar to support the Human Development Pillar as outlined in the Qatar National Vision 2030.
AZF works closely with its three-member organisations, Aspire Academy, Aspetar and Aspire Logistics, as one integrated institution in a unique ‘Aspire way’ working model. Each of the member organisations has its own specific role in support of AZF's overall objectives to help it realise its vision of being the reference in sports excellence worldwide by 2020.
AZF is unique because it hosts some of the world's best indoor and outdoor facilities and pitches all in one place. These include the Khalifa International Stadium, a 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™ host venue, the Aspire Dome, the largest multi-purpose dome of its kind in the world, Hamad Aquatic Centre and two hotels: the Torch Doha Hotel and Al Aziziyah Boutique Hotel. Together, these make Aspire Zone a leading sports hub in Qatar and the preferred training destination for elite local, regional and international athletes. AZF also caters to the needs of recreational athletes and local community members of all ages to promote a culture of healthy and active lifestyles through its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, which offer various sporting, entertainment, social and cultural activities for people in Qatar.