Amazon University Esports

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Amazon University Esports
IndustryCollegiate esports
Founded3 February 2020 (2020-02-03)
HeadquartersDistrito Digital
Alicante,
Area served
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom
  • Italy
Key people
Jose Parilla Perez
Josh Williams
ParentAmazon
Websiteuniversityesports.net

Amazon University Esports is a European collegiate esports partnership headquartered in the offices of GGTech Entertainment in Alicante, Spain. The partnership was founded in February 2020 with the support of American technology company Amazon. It includes collegiate hosts GGTech, the NUEL, and PG Esports, of Spain, the United Kingdom and Italy respectively.[1][2] Amazon University Esports sponsor tournaments for League of Legends, Teamfight Tactics and Clash Royale. In the UK, they also sponsor the NUEL's tournaments for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hayward, Andrew (3 February 2020). "Amazon University Esports launches with GGTech and The NUEL". Esports Insider. Retrieved 12 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Amazon University Esports, ecco quattro nuovi tornei dedicati agli universitari italiani". Tuttosport (in Italian). 21 October 2020. Retrieved 12 November 2020.
  3. ^ "Amazon University Esports begins with GGTech, The NUEL". Field Level Media. Reuters. 4 February 2020. Retrieved 12 November 2020.