The Sports Awards this year took place entirely online. Also in live streaming from Texas, the most coveted prizes in the sector were awarded, celebrating the most important characters and initiatives of the competitive year, which is now approaching its conclusion.
The fifth ceremony of the Esports Awards was undoubtedly the most ambitious (and also the most followed) event to date, all the more so when we consider the great difficulties caused by the global health situation.
Among the big winners of the evening we point out Riot Games who collected prizes: Esports Publisher of the Year in association with LiveCGI ed Esports Game of the Year in association with The Koyo Store for League of Legends (you can read our in-depth study on the curiosities related to this year’s Worlds, to understand how League of Legends is one of the most important competitive titles in the panorama).
The awards didn’t stop there with Esports Content Team of the Year going to the LEC of League of Legends and League of Legends season opener was named Esports Creative Piece of the Year.
With regard to organizations, however, the Team Secret took home three awards, including Esports PC Player of the Year per Michał “Nisha” Jankowski, Esports Coach of the Year per Lee “Away“Seung Gon is the coveted Team of the Year for his roster Dota 2.
In the categories of players, Anthony “Shotzzy“Cuevas-Castro has carried home Esports Console Rookie of the Year in collaboration with SCUF e Esports Console Player of the Year after a revolutionary year that saw him bring home the Call of Duty Championship.
Ryu “Keria“Min-seok has collected theEsports PC Rookie of the Year In Association with Matrix Keyboards outstanding performance at the League of Legends and Made Bagas World Championships “Zuxxy“Pramudita took home Esports Mobile Player of the year.
Here is the full list of Esports Awards winners:
Esports Mobile Game of the Year: Freefire
Esports Publisher of the Year – Riot Games
Esports Game of the Year – League of Legends
Esports Supporting Agency of the Year – CSA
Esports Coverage Website of the Year – Sports Observer
Esports Play of the Year – İsmailcan “LUNCHES” Dörtkardeş (BIG)
Esports Creative/Creative Team of the Year – Paper Crowns
Esports Journalist of the Year – Emily Rand
Esports Content Team of the Year – League of Legends European Championship
Esports Content Creator of the Year – UpUpDownDown
Esports Caster of the Year (Play by Play) – Clayton “CaptainFlowers” Raines
Esports Caster of the Year (Colour) – Michael “KiXSTAr” Stockley
Esports Host of the Year – Eefje “Sjokz”Deportere
Esports PC Rookie of the Year – Ryu “Keria“Min-seok (T1)
Esports Console Rookie of the Year – Anthony “Shotzzy“Cuevas-Castro (Dallas Empire)
Esports Mobile Player of the Year – Made Bagas “Zuxxy“Pramudita (Bigetron RA)
Esports Console Player of the Year – Anthony “Shotzzy“Cuevas-Castro (Dallas Empire)
Esports PC Player of the Year – Michael “Nisha” Jankowski (Team Secret)
Esports Team of the Year – Team Secret (Dota 2)
Esports Personality of the Year – Carlos “ocelote“Rodriguez Santiago
Streamer of the Year – Ibai Esports
Organisation of the Year – G2 Sports
Esports Cosplay of the Year – Glory Lamothe
Esports Creative Piece of the Year – LOL season opening.
“It has been a pivotal year, not just for the Esports Awards, but for the export industry. We faced many challenges and obstacles, as well as opportunities to show how resilient and talented our industry is. As we conclude our fifth year with more votes, more viewers and more mainstream partners than ever, I am delighted to have been able to put together an ambitious virtual event to celebrate those who have truly made a difference and continued to push our industry..” he has declared Michael Ashford, CEO of the Esports Awards.
You can see the entire ceremony on the official Twitch channel.