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The International Esports Federation (IESF) has announced a partnership with esports and gaming performance company FitGMR.
The deal kicks off with both parties organising activities and workshops centred around health and well-being for athletes competing at the 2022 World Esports Championships Finals in Bali, Indonesia.
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In particular, all teams will be educated on the ‘Five Pillars of Health’, according to FitGMR. These are physical maintenance, mental conditioning, nutrition, sleep and lifestyle. Just ahead of the Closing Ceremony, IESF and FitGMR will also launch an all-in-one workshop.
The 2022 WE Championships event will take place between December 1st – 12th, and will feature prize pools of $100,000 (⁓£82,700) across its events. There will be over 100 participating countries competing against each other through a variety of popular esports titles, including CS:GO, PUBG, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang and Dota 2, among others.
Through the partnership with FitGMR, IESF is also looking to strengthen its abilities to educate esports athletes and provide the resources needed to succeed. In the same vein, the IESF signed a contract with the ITTI High Tech Institute to award four full scholarships for the World Esports Championships athletes.
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Vlad Marinescu, President of the IESF, commented on the news: “IESF is delighted to be working with FitGMR to make this the most successful and engaging World Esports Championships Finals yet.
“The well-being of athletes is a top priority for IESF, and we always strive to give esports athletes the ultimate environment to perform at their best. We look forward to collaborating on many more impactful activities with FitGMR, and we can’t wait to kick off this partnership in Bali!”
Radina has been a Freelance Journalist for Esports Insider since 2021. When not playing Apex Legends, she enjoys writing about tech, equality and education in esports.