Saudi Arabia conducts over 28 million COVID-19 tests    Exhibition on the field, digital expansions at Grand Mosque opened    The Saudi diversity is a great national wealth    Mobile clinics open for COVID-19 vaccination in Al-Qassim    SIDF wins IDC award for excellence in digital innovation    Indian farmers intensify protest against reforms    PIF acquires 25% stake in Emaar Economic City    Heavy rains as Cyclone Gulab makes landfall in southern India    Japan's Princess Mako to give up one-off payment in controversial marriage    Social Democrats narrowly beat Merkel's center-right Union bloc in German elections    Australia PM may skip Glasgow climate summit    UK suspends competition law to get petrol to forecourts    Golf Saudi launches Dirab Golf & Country Club on 91st Saudi National Day    Winter at Tantora returns to AlUla along with 3 momentous new events in December    29 artists from 10 countries showcase creativity to audience of ISFHE in early October    SPA launches news ticker for prices of Saudi stocks, currencies, minerals, oil and gas    Saudi music legend Mohamed Abdo to perform at Expo 2020's opening ceremony    SAMF achieves world record for largest brick built F1 car    Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation unveils largest Formula 1 car model    Saudis, expats mourn death of prominent Filipino preacher in Riyadh    Al Burj, Chinar, CSG, Kashmir Stags, ARM, Pak Zalmi record big wins in Kanoo League    Bollywood actor Sidharth Shukla dies at 40    Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Directs KSrelief to Urgently Provide Malaysia with Medical, Preventive Equipment and Supplies to Address COVID-19 Pandemic    Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates President of Maldives on Independence Day    Weather Forecast for Sunday    RSNF Commander Patronizes Ceremonial Launching of His Majesty's Ship "Jazan"    OIC Condemns Houthi Attempts to Target Civilians in Saudi Arabia    Philippines evacuates thousands as monsoon rains flood cities, provinces    Heavy rain in India triggers floods, landslides; at least 125 dead    U.S. Records 64,321 New Infections of Coronavirus    Without Fans, Tokyo Olympics Kicked Off    Pilgrims Perform Dhuhr and Asr Prayers at Arafat Holy Site    Dr. Mohammed Sulaiman Al-Jasser, Saudi Arabia's Pick to Chair IsDB Group for the next five years, unanimously approved by BoG Committee of Procedures    Saudi Press: Fitch affirms Saudi Credit Rating at "A" with a revised outlook to stable from negative    Handled Cargo at Saudi Ports Increases during June 2021    SDAIA, DARP & STC Launch Pilgrim's Smart Bracelet (NUSK)    Tabuk sculptor spends 8 years in carving entire Holy Qur'an on 30 marble slabs    2 Goals by Diaz Gives Colombia 3rd Place at Copa America    Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, 98, passes away, and with him an era    Saudi Cinema Night at Arab World Institute in Paris Kicks Off    KSU Leads Joint International Scientific Project for Early Detection of Breast Cancer    Saudi Arabia to Participate in Cannes Film Festival 2021    Arab Cup U-17 Championship Draw Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Palestine, Kuwait, in the 1st Group    AWI Hosts Saudi Cinema Nights in Paris    Brazil Beats Chile at Copa America Despite 2nd-Half Red Card    Council of Senior Scholars: Muslim Brothers' Group Don't Represent Method of Islam, rather only Follows its Partisan Objectives, Violating our Graceful Religion    Eid Al-Adha Prayer Performed at the Grand Holy Mosque    Pilgrims Perform Dhuhr and Asr Prayers in Arafat Holy Site    

Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.

World's biggest charity esports festival Gamers Without Borders starts
Published in The Saudi Gazette on 07 - 06 - 2021

Joypads at the ready...gamers, assemble! Gamers Without Borders — the world's biggest charity esports festival — is back, and its action officially gets under way later Monday!
A year on since its ground-breaking debut hosting, the $10million COVID-19 fundraiser reopens its virtual doors for the first of its community tournaments as 2021's nine-week gaming extravaganza begins.
Open to every gamer on the planet, Gamers Without Borders' online community tournaments are where the world comes together to compete on the biggest titles in gaming, all in the name of the greater good.
Running across the entirety of the summer festival (June 7–Aug. 8), the community tournaments will feature daily marathon, Game of the Week, and play-as-you-go competitions, where gamers will be able to go head-to-head both as lone players and in teams — and win almost $1million-worth of prizes.
This summer's event gets under way Monday night with marathons on Fortnite, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (Gunfight), PUBG MOBILE and Clash Royale.
Tournaments on Mortal Kombat 11, Overwatch and Rocket League begin at the same time too, while FIFA 21, Fortnite and Call of Duty also launch Monday for play-as-you-go matches.
To get involved, gamers should head to, where they can sign-up to play in all tournaments, right up until they begin.
In addition to the those starting Monday, registration is also open for Gamers Without Borders' second round of community tournaments: marathons on Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (teams) and Street Fighter V, plus Game of the Week tournaments on Apex Legends and DOTA2. All that action gets under way on Thursday.
Gamers Without Borders' world-famous $10million elite series will begin next week, with organizers planning a global launch event that promises to feature A-list superstar names and unmissable live entertainment.
Running over six of the festival's nine weeks, Gamers Without Borders' elite series is where the world's best esports athletes, teams and franchises go head-to-head for a share of the festival's mammoth charity prize-fund — money they then donate directly to humanitarian organisations leading the fight against COVID-19.
This year being held under the theme of 'No One Left Behind', all that money — plus viewer and gamer donations — will go towards vaccine distribution to those living in the world's most vulnerable nations.
Prince Faisal Bin Bandar Bin Sultan, chairman of organizers the Saudi Esports Federation, said: "It's been over a year but we're now all systems go for the second edition of Gamers Without Borders and can't wait to welcome the world through our doors and into our virtual festival once again." — SG

Clic here to read the story from its source.