The Game Awards: Meet the Esports Nominees

The Game Awards: Meet the Esports Nominees

14. November 2023 by Valentin Pasetti

As the competitive season for various electronic sports disciplines nears its conclusion, it’s time to acknowledge the year’s standout performances in the esports arena. The Game Awards, one of the most prestigious recognitions in the industry, has announced its nominees for esports-related categories, and here at CodigoEsports, we’re excited to share them with you.

Celebrating Excellence in Esports

The Game Awards not only honor the year’s most popular and significant game releases across various genres but also recognize the achievements in the esports world. Last year’s ceremony, which saw record-breaking viewership, featured titles like God of War and Elden Ring vying for top honors. This year, five esports categories will be spotlighted, with winners chosen through online community voting.

The Categories and Nominees

Esports Game of the Year

  • Counter-Strike 2
  • Dota 2
  • League of Legends
  • PUBG Mobile
  • Valorant

Esports Athlete of the Year

  • Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok
  • Mathieu “ZywOo” Herbaut
  • Max “Demon1” Mazanov
  • Paco “HyDra” Rusiewiez
  • Park “Ruler” Jae-hyuk
  • Phillip “ImperialHal” Dosen

Esports Team of the Year

  • Evil Geniuses (Valorant)
  • Fnatic (Valorant)
  • Gaimin Gladiators (Dota 2)
  • JD Gaming (League of Legends)
  • Team Vitality (Counter-Strike)

Esports Coach of the Year

  • Christine “potter” Chi (Evil Geniuses)
  • Danny “zonic” Sorensen (Team Falcons)
  • Jordan “Gunba” Graham (Florida Mayhem)
  • Remy “XTQZZZ” Quoniam (Team Vitality)
  • Yoon “Homme” Sung-young (JD Gaming)

Esports Event of the Year

  • League of Legends World Championship 2023 (Worlds 2023)
  • Blast.TV Paris Major 2023
  • EVO 2023
  • The International Dota 2 Championships 2023
  • VALORANT Champions 2023

The Pinnacle of Esports Excellence

As the esports community gears up for The Game Awards, the list of nominees across various categories showcases the depth and diversity of talent in the industry. Whether it’s the strategic mastery in games like Dota 2 and League of Legends or the intense competition in Valorant and Counter-Strike, these nominations reflect the pinnacle of esports excellence.

Fans worldwide have the unique opportunity to cast their votes and be a part of celebrating these remarkable achievements. The anticipation for who will emerge victorious in each category adds an exciting dimension to the already thrilling world of esports.