The Esports Awards has announced Logitech, Logan Dodson, and the Eavesdrop Podcast amongst the first wave of winners for this year’sevent The awards were announced during tonight’s first- ever Esports Awards Start Show which was hosted by Gabriella ‘LeTigress’ Devia-Allen and Thom ‘F.’ Badinger.
The Start also played host to the Life time Achievement in Esports Class of 2020 which honours market leaders who have dedicated their expert life to driving the marketforward The class consisted of South Korea’s most significant esports icon Lim ‘Boxer’ Yo-hwan, esports heavyweight Mike Sepso, market veteran Craig ‘Torbull’ Levine, esports reporter Richard Lewis, street fighting legend Daigo Umehara, and esports leader Johnathan ‘Fatal1ty’ Wendel.
The full list of current Esports Awards winners are:
- Esports Collegiate Award– Tyrelle Appleton
- Esports Hardware Company of the Year– Elgato
- Esports Commercial Partner of the Year– Logitech
- Life Time Achievement in Esports– Class of 2020.
- Johnathan “Fatality” Wendel
- Daigo Umehara
- Richard Lewis
- Craig “Torbull” Levine
- Michael Sepso
- Lim ‘Boxer’ Yo-Hwan
- Esports Professional Photographer of the Year– Rich Loch
- Esports Videographer of the Year– Logan Dodson
- Esports Coach of the Year– Lee “Heen” Seung Gon (Team Secret)
- Esports Analyst of the Year– Chad “SPUNJ” Burchill
- Esports Content Series of the Year– Eavesdrop Podcast
- Panel’s Option Award in association with Touch of Ginger– Michal Slowinski
- Panel’s Option Award in association with Touch of Ginger– Steve Dudenhoeffer
Tomorrow night specifically on Twitch TV from 9:00 pm GMT/ 10:00 pm CET/ 13:00 pm PT the Esports Awards will take spotlight as the full list of winners will beannounced Tune in to see host Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere present a night of immersive virtual celebration.
The Esports Awards is delighted to invite Verizon as the official 5G partner for this year’s event. Verizon will also sponsor 2 awards, Esports Mobile Player of the Year & & Esports Mobile Game of the Year as they seal their dedication to themobile gaming community Esports speaker Nyvi Estephan and Co-Owner & & Director Of Business Development at Aftershock Media Group Matt Rutledge will provide Esports Mobile Game of the Year and singer-songwriter Chrissy Costanza will reveal Esports Mobile Player of the Year.
“I am really excited that for this year’s event we were able to go beyond our usual offering and create the Esports Awards Expo and Esports Prelude Show. This year we have more awards than ever before and we felt it was important to give each winner their spotlight by splitting it across two evenings of celebration. At the Esports Awards, we pride ourselves on being the platform for the esports industry and I know this year we have achieved something really special and unique.” stated Michael Ashford, Handling Director, Esports Awards
The Esports Awards 2020 were brought in collaboration with Lexus, Verizon, Arlington CVB, SCUF, Sizzle Creative, Esports Gear, Esports Stadium Arlington, Koyo Store, RESPAWN, Matrix Keyboards, eBeatz, Touch of Ginger, Grind Gaming, eFuse, and LiveCGI
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