SiGMA to hold Esports Tournament at Dubai summit

Katy Micallef 2 years ago
SiGMA to hold Esports Tournament at Dubai summit

The next generation of players making their mark on the battlefield will compete for a prize pool totalling $10,000

SiGMA is bringing the competitive billion dollar world of esports to its Dubai event. The tournament, which is brought to you by main sponsor Esports Technologies, co sponsors GMR, and Revoland will take place during the 2-day expo in Dubai, on the 21st and 22nd of March, at the Festival Arena in Dubai Festival City.

The Esports Arena, where a number of high-profile guest players are scheduled to make an appearance, promises to go down in history – expect a buzzing atmosphere lit up by lasers and LCD screens. From behind the smoke players will dominate the stage as they face off against each other in an epic battle of skill and luck.

Four teams, playing Counter-Strike GO will go head-to-head in a thrilling round robin best-of-1 format. Once the teams have all played against each other, the team that has accumulated the most points will face the one that came 4th while the team in  2nd  place will play against the third in a knockout bracket. This will result in 2 semi finals and an epic grand final played in a best-of-3 format.

Throwing down the gauntlet are:

  • OneTap Gaming (Romania)
  • Levadia (Estonia)
  • Infinite Gaming (Romania)
  • Imported Talent (EU)

The next generation on players making their mark on the battlefield will compete for a prize pool totalling $10,000, split as follows:

  • $5,000
  • $3,000
  • $1,000
  • $1,000

Boosted by a dip in traditional sports, and a global video game market worth around $159 billion in 2020, the high-growth Esports sector attracts over 495 million viewers a year. The tournament will be live streamed on

An Esports conference will feature during the second day of the event, where delegates can learn more about the future of Esports, the growing industry in the UAE, and the key trends impacting the sector – which is on track to reach $20.7 billion by 2027. The conference agenda is bolstered by a number of key industry leaders, well-known in Esport circles. View the full agenda here.

About Esport Technologies

A Platinum sponsor at SiGMA Europe, Esports Technologies is developing groundbreaking and engaging wagering products for Esports fans and bettors around the world. Esports Technologies is one of the leading global providers of Esports product, platform and marketing solutions. The company operates a licensed online gambling platform,, that offers real money betting on Esports events and professional sports from around the world in a secure environment. The company is developing Esports predictive gaming technologies that allow distribution to both customers and business partners.

About GMR 

GMR is a Maltese Esports events company. A team of passionate gamers, they love gaming and work hard to give gamers the opportunity to take their passion to the next level. They believe in the potential of local talent and do our best to promote it. 

At GMR they are extremely well educated regarding international Esports and events, giving us the knowledge to help launch the local industry on a global scale. Over the past 9 years, they have built reputable brands such as Playcon, The Malta BOV ePremier League and which have become well known both locally and internationally.

About Revoland

Revoland is an e-sport game based on Blockchain technology. You can gather your friends, form a team, battle with others and earn token rewards with just your skills. Revoland’s gameplay is designed to revolve around the combination of your personal skills and teamwork. Challenge yourself with various game modes: MOBA & Battle Royale, coming with monthly updates and attractive rewards.

Counter-Strike GO

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) expands upon the team-based action gameplay that it pioneered when it was launched 19 years ago. CS: GO features new maps, characters, weapons, and game modes, and delivers updated versions of the classic CS content.

Asia Awards 2022:

The Asia Awards will be held during the first edition of SiGMA Asia. Alongside premier networking opportunities, the gala event brings together luminaries in the industry for an evening of recognition and celebration of achievement, attracting a guest list of over 300 esteemed individuals to its inaugural debut. Give recognition where it’s due by nominating someone whose work has created a positive impact on the industry. You can join us and witness the most intriguing and creative projects changing the face of the sphere. Book a seat at the Asia Awards by sending your request here.

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