eGames (esports)

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eGames
EGames logo.jpg
Tournament information
Sportesports
LocationWorldwide
Dates15 August 2016–
Established6 April 2016
FormatTBA
TeamseTeams
Current champion
 Canada (Super Smash Bros. for Wii U)

eGames is an international esports (competitive video gaming) competition based on national teams. The first eGames showcase event took place during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at the British House in Parque Lage, Jardim Botânico on 15–16 August.[1][2] The games were Smite as a show match and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U as a competition.

The eGames is a fully independent organisation and has no association with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) or Olympic Games.

Editions[edit]

eGames[edit]

2016 showcase[edit]

In the eGames Rio de Janeiro Showcase 2016, 8 eTeams participated in the eGames.[3]

Results[4][edit]
Place Player Character(s)
1st, gold medalist(s) Canada Ally Mario
2nd, silver medalist(s) United States Larry Lurr Fox
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Mexico MKLeo Marth, Cloud
4 United Kingdom J.Miller Luigi
5 Germany Sodrek Fox
Trinidad and Tobago Wabz Sonic
7 Brazil Player 7 Mario
Argentina Gado Rosalina and Luma, Peach

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Warr, Philippa (2016-04-06). "eGames: Esports Is Heading To The Rio 2016 Olympics". Rock, Paper, Shotgun. Retrieved 2016-08-17.
  2. ^ Tom East (2016-05-20). "Rio eGames news: date and venue announced". Red Bull. Retrieved 2016-08-17.
  3. ^ Dustin Steiner (2016-08-10). "Over 40 New Countries (Unofficially) Join Olympics of Gaming". PVP Live. Retrieved 2016-08-17.
  4. ^ Steiner, Dustin. "Canada's Ally Brings Home eGames Smash Gold". PVPlive. Retrieved 17 August 2016.