Bahamas Esports Federation Sends National Champion to IESF’s World Esports Championships in Iasi, Romania

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NASSAU, THE BAHAMAS — 8/19/2023 — The Bahamas Esports Federation (BESF) is proud to announce that Jonathon Lucius, our national champion for Tekken 7, will once again represent The Bahamas on the global stage at IESF’s World Esports Championships. Accompanying him is Tyler Gordon, VP for Tournaments and Events for BESF.

Lucius, a previous representative for The Bahamas at last year’s Championships in Bali, Indonesia, will travel to Iasi, Romania, alongside Gordon, with departure set for August 20th. The Championships will run from August 24th to September 4th, showcasing an extraordinary array of talent from around the world.

In the Tekken 7 competition, Lucius will compete against 105 of the world’s best players, each proudly representing their own countries. The top 3 contestants in Tekken 7 will have the opportunity to win from a generous $20,000 USD pot prize.

Details of the matches and a complete schedule can be found on the official website

Besides Tekken 7, the Championships will host competitions in CS:GO ($50,000 pot prize), CS:GO Female (an all-women’s tournament with a $40,000 pot prize), Dota 2 ($50,000 pot prize), Mobile Legends Bang Bang ($50,000 pot prize), PUBG Mobile ($40,000 pot prize), and eFootball ($10,000 pot prize).

Additional events at the IESF WEC 2023 include a FitGMR week, designed to support gamers’ well-being and overall performance. Building on the success of last year’s program in Bali, FITGMR will host numerous workshops focusing on the health and well-being of players.

Panel discussions on the future of esports and the gaming industry will also take place, featuring global industry leaders. The IESF General Meeting, which includes voting for new members and statute changes, will be conducted among participating countries.

BESF also extends its hopes for eFootball to be represented by Eric Bain during the 2023 Pan American Esports Championships, partnered with the Pan American Games later this year in Santiago, Chile.

The BESF is proud to support Jonathon Lucius, Tyler Gordon, and all those involved in promoting and elevating esports in The Bahamas. We look forward to a thrilling and successful representation at this year’s World Esports Championships.

For further information, please contact:

Michael Armogan
1 (242) 425-2288

About Bahamas Esports Federation (BESF):

The BESF is committed to fostering esports in The Bahamas through collaboration, innovation, and community engagement. It aims to bring together players, fans, and stakeholders to create an inclusive and vibrant esports environment.