2020 Esports Awards Honors Riot Games, Group Trick, Michal “Nisha” Jankowski
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The 5th yearly Esports Awards today honored Riot Games as Publisher of the Year, while Group Secret took house 3 awards, including Esports Gamer of the Year for Michal “Nisha” Jankowski and Esports Team of the Year for its Dota 2 lineup.
Riot Games also took Esports Game of the Year honors in association with The Koyo Store for League of Legends. Esports Material Team of the Year went to the League of Legends European Championship and the LOL Season Opening being named Esports Creative Piece of the Year.
Group Secret’s Lee “Heen” Gon likewise took house Esports Coach of the Year honors.
” It has actually been a turning point year, not just for the Esports Awards, however for the esports market,” stated Michael Ashford, managing director, Esports Awards. “We have been confronted with numerous difficulties and hurdles along with opportunities to showcase how resilient and skill led our industry is. As we conclude our 5th year with more votes, more viewership, and more mainstream partners than ever before I am pleased that we were able to create an ambitious virtual event to celebrate those who have actually made a distinction and continued to press our industry forward.”
In the player categories, Anthony “Shotzzy” Cuevas-Castro took home Esports Console Rookie of the Year in Collaboration with SCUF and Esports Console Player of the Year in Partnership with SCUF. That seeks an advancement year which saw him take home multiple prizes, consisting of the biggest competitors in the calendar, the Call of Task Championship.
In other places, Ryu “Keria” Min-seok got Esports PC Rookie of the Year In Association with Matrix Keyboards for an efficiency at the League of Legends World Championship and Made Bagas “Zuxxy” Pramudita took home Esports Mobile Player of the Year.
The awards were revealed at a virtual celebration that had more than a million audiences, per the manufacturers. The event was hosted by Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere, with speakers including WWE Super star Xavier Woods, DJ Steve Aoki, and Tottenham footballer and EXCEL ESPORTS brand ambassador Dele Alli.More than 30 awards were provided.
The full list of Esports Awards winners are:
Last night, the Esports Awards hosted the inaugural Esports Awards Start, which saw an overall of 10 awards handed out. The winners included Logitech, Chad “SPUNJ” Burchill, and Eavesdrop Podcast. It likewise played host to the Life time Achievement in Esports Class of 2020 which honors individuals who have actually had a lasting impact and committed their professional life to improving the market.