Commonwealth Esports Championship Qualifiers get underway

Wednesday August 3, 2022

Teams competing in the inaugural Commonwealth Esports Championships have arrived on the Confetti campus in Nottingham to take part in a week-long series of qualifying matches.

Competing teams will train and take part in qualifying tournaments in Nottingham before the CEC Finals at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham on August 6-7.  Confetti has partnered with the Global Esports Federation in support of the games and will serve as GEF_house, offering accommodation for athletes and ensuring a vibrant community space. Confetti’s technical and crew support will also assist GEF’s Esports Partner FACEIT in providing broadcasting and live streams of the sporting action.

Our home nation teams have all qualified for the play-offs and are feeling confident of making the finals in Birmingham.

England and Wales will be taking part in the DOTA 2 Open and Women’s categories, Rocket League Open and Women’s categories, and the eFootball Open and Women’s categories.

Scotland will compete in the Rocket League Women’s category and both the categories in eFootball while Northern Ireland is competing in the  eFootball events.

They are up against teams from across the Commonwealth – Africa, Asia, Central and North America, Europe and Oceania.