Esports Integrity Coalition widens international scope

first_img Parimatch combats esports corruption with ESIC membership February 20, 2020 Submit Share StumbleUpon Related Articles Share ESI Digital – No Drama Please… Esports growth should be treated as business as usual  August 20, 2020 Cyber.bet tackles esports corruption joining ESIC June 17, 2020 The Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) has announced the addition of three new members to the organisation, as it reinforces its position as a global body dedicated to combating all forms of corruption and cheating in the world of esports.The first member, Geem, is a digital esports platform based in Dubai. Geem is positioned to provide daily online competitions to the largely untapped, burgeoning esports community in the Middle East.The second, UMG, is a rapidly growing esports platform, matchmaker and tournament organiser linking players of every level across a range of games.Meanwhile LVP is a Spanish tournament organiser and gaming platform.Esports Integrity Commissioner Ian Smith said: “We are delighted to welcome all our new members to the Esports Integrity Coalition. Each one is doing something remarkable in their country or with exciting new technologies and we can’t wait to work with them to continue keeping the world of esports free from corruption, match manipulation, betting fraud and doping.”Geem Founder Charles Wright added: “One of our first moves after curating GEEM, before we had even launched our platform or hosted a tournament, was to join ESIC. We have a staunch outlook on creating a credible and safe environment for esports growth in the MENA Region. As we pivot and scale the platform, ESIC’s mission will remain at the core of all our offerings. The Middle East region is one to watch out for!.” UMG CEO Dave Antony said: “All of us at UMG believe in having the highest level of standards for ourselves, our products, and our gaming community. Joining the ESIC solidifies our commitment to our community and partners that we are making every effort to keep our gaming space fair and safe for all gamers everywhere, online and at live events.” Sergi Mesonero, Head of Institutional Relations at LVP, said: “The LVP enters the Esports Integrity Coalition with great pride and a greater sense of responsibility. As the engine that has powered the Spanish esports ecosystem since 2011, at the LVP we aim for competitions 100% free of manipulation and fraud, true to the values that have governed us from the very beginning: sportsmanship and fair play.”last_img

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