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April 23, 2021
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Bucharest to host e-Sports World Championship for first time

Bucharest’s Polyvalent Hall will host from October 31 to November 4 the 5th edition of the e-Sports World Championship in which 270 gamers from 46 countries will compete for prizes that surpass EUR 50,000, Agerpres informs. Silviu Stroie, the president of the Professional Gamers League and of the Commission of Referees of the International e-Sports Federation (IeSF), stated on Wednesday that Romania is the first country after South Korea that organizes this world competition. The first four editions organized under the IeSF aegis, an organization created in 2008, were hosted by South Korea, the country that currently holds the supremacy when it comes to computer games. IeSF groups together 42 nations, Romania becoming a member in 2009.

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