Global Esports Federation partners with Flare Network to launch NFT Cup 


The inaugural Global Esports Games is taking place in Singapore from December 17 – 19. As part of the launch, the Global Esports Federation Board will introduce its permanent symbol – the Global Esports Cup – in partnership with the GEF’s Global Partner, Flare. Every athlete competing at the Singapore 2021 GEG will receive their very own Global Esports Cup as an NFT. The Cup will be officially unveiled at the opening ceremony of #GEG2021 on December 18.

The Global Esports Federation promotes the credibility, legitimacy and prestige of esports. We convene athletes, players and industry leaders together on one inclusive platform.We are proud to have established more than 125 global partnerships, including over 100 Member Federations, global brands, publishers, and developers and strategic partners.

Designed by acclaimed American digital artist, Chad Knight, the Global Esports Cup is a symbol of the Global Esports Federation’s flagship property, the Global Esports Games. The crystal bedrock builds the foundation with the five shards representing the world’s five continents and our five core values; equality, fair play, diversity, inclusion, and innovation. The Global Esports Cup is capped with the #worldconnected globe rising to the top.

“With our teams now in Singapore, we are standing at the edge of history. Tomorrow marks a key milestone for the Global Esports Federation as we open the inaugural Global Esports Games in Singapore to millions of fans and gamers worldwide. The Global Esports Cup represents our core values and will always remind us of where we began, inspired by the limitless possibilities of the metaverse,” said Paul J. Foster, CEO of the GEF. “Together with our Global Partner, Flare, and visionary designer Chad Knight, the Global Esports Cup will be minted as the GEF’s first NFT when it drops at the dawn of the new year. Every athlete at the Singapore 2021 Global Esports Games will receive their very own Global Esports Cup as an NFT. ”

In a demonstration of its deep commitment to the esports community, Flare together with the Global Esports Federation, is donating a total of one million Songbird ($SGB) which are being shared with every athlete and team heading to Singapore and helping the global broadcast reach the entire world. Songbird is the Canary network for Flare and it is being used for advanced testing and community building for applications that wish to launch on Flare.

“We believe that esports presents a limitless potential for blockchain applications. Together with the Global Esports Federation, we are committed to building a fair, fast, decentralized, and low carbon footprint network. Where individuals and communities can take better control of their collective futures and experiences. Interacting with each other in ways not previously possible”, said Hugo Philion, Co-Founder and CEO of Flare Networks.

The Global Esports Cup will officially be unveiled at the Opening Ceremony of the Global Esports Games this weekend.

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