WESA ANNOUNCES ADOPTION OF COMPREHENSIVE REGULATIONS

Demonstrates the Organization’s Continued Commitment to Professionalizing and Elevating Esports Integrity   NEW YORK CITY (March 14, 2017) – Today, WESA announced it has adopted a number of comprehensive regulations, including a Multi-Team Ownership Prohibition, a Personal Code of Conduct and Sanction Regulations. “At WESA, we are committed to creating industry-wide standards in esports that[…]

WESA partners with YouTube for 2017 CS:GO Pro League

  English Language Streaming Rights to be Broadcast Exclusively on YouTube for Pro League Seasons 5 and 6 NEW YORK CITY (January 13, 2017) – Today WESA announced its new 2017 Pro League streaming partnership. The world’s largest professional league for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will be primarily broadcast on YouTube. YouTube will be the new[…]

WORLD ESPORTS ASSOCIATION INTRODUCES PLAYER COUNCIL

First-Ever Player-Elected Council to Advocate on Behalf of Pro Gamers on Policies, Rules, Player Transfers and More NEW YORK CITY (September 14, 2016) – Today the World Esports Association (WESA) introduced the inaugural members of the organization’s “Players Council,” including Viktor Jendeby as Council Chairman. WESA will be the first esports institution to feature an[…]

WORLD ESPORTS ASSOCIATION TAPS VETERAN TELEVISION SPORTS EXECUTIVE KEN HERSHMAN TO SERVE AS EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN AND COMMISSIONER

NEW YORK CITY (August 24, 2016) – Today the World Esports Association (WESA) announced its Board of Directors unanimously voted to appoint Ken Hershman as the organization’s new Executive Chairman and Commissioner, effective immediately. Hershman will take the reins from Pietro Fringuelli, who served as Interim Commissioner since the introduction of WESA this past May. Hershman was also named[…]