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  • The Esports Awards have partnered with LIV Golf to announce the return of the Esports Awards Open, taking place at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort on November 29th.
  • Last year’s event featured the likes of Robbie Amell, star of Amazon Prime’s Upload, alongside some of the biggest esports organisations and influencers.
  • Hosts for this year’s award ceremony include fan favourites Phil ‘EEVisu’ Visu, James Dash, and Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez.

LAS VEGAS, NV (November 27th, 2023) – The Esports Awards presented by Lexus, the most prestigious night in the esports calendar, is excited to announce its latest partner: LIV Golf, the groundbreaking global league that is changing the game of golf. Together, the Esports Awards and LIV Golf will create events organised around the ceremony including the highly anticipated Esports Awards Open, which will play host to some of the biggest esports organisations and influencers.

Taking place at one of the most popular golf resorts in Nevada, the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, the Esports Awards Open, powered by LIV Golf, is an opportunity for members of the  gaming industry and beyond to foster friendships, collaboration, and innovation. Set at the base of the beautiful Spring Mountains, Paiute Golf Resort is a must-visit Las Vegas golf destination courtesy of the 3 on-site Pete Dye designed golf courses.

This marks the third iteration of the Esports Awards Open. Famously the event has seen tremendous success, attracting a wealth of gamers, influencers, sports stars, and pro players with previous guests including 2020 U.S. Open Champion Bryson DeChambeau (captain of 2023 LIV Golf Team Champions Crushers GC), 100 Thieves’ Matthew ‘Nadeshot’ Haag, OpTic’s Raymond “Rambo” Lussier, Rich ‘shibbyy’ Webb, and Amazon Prime star Robbie Amell.

“I’m delighted to welcome LIV Golf into the Esports Awards family. Together, we’ll bridge the gap between sports stars, celebrities, and gaming professionals to bring unforgettable experiences to Las Vegas next week,” comment Michael Ashford, CEO of the Esports Awards, “The Esports Awards Open is a tradition we absolutely adore, it sets out to bring all types of members of the industry, and those interested in the industry, together for a day of fun filled golfing. See you on the green in Las Vegas next week!”

Alongside this news, the Esports Awards have revealed their full cast of talented hosts who will take fans across the globe on a journey through this year’s awards ceremony. With returning fan favourites alongside previous award winners themselves, this year’s lineup reflects the Esports Awards dedication to excellence in the industry. The lineup includes:

Guiding fans, finalists, celebrities and more through the red carpet and Esports Awards Village is:

  • Elyse “Herculyse” Herrera
  • Salome “Soe” Gschwind-Repp
  • Evan “Raynday” Raynr
  • Phil ‘EEVisu’ Visu

Hosting the pre-awards show is:

  • Daniel “dGon” Gonzales
  • Lottie Van-Praag
  • Caleb “WavePunk” Simmons
  • James Dash

Taking centre stage as main hosts of the ceremony is:

  • Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez
  • Miles Ross

Hosting the post-awards show, and the highly anticipated world record attempt, is:

  • Daniel “dGon” Gonzales
  • Lottie Van-Praag
  • Caleb “WavePunk” Simmons
  • James Dash

The Esports Awards ceremony, presented by Lexus, is the highlight of a thrilling three-day celebration including the PWR UP Las Vegas esports conference, hosted at the luxurious Resorts World Las Vegas. The ultimate esports, tech and gaming extravaganza will feature groundbreaking events like the Esports Awards Open, a unique golf tournament that blends networking and entertainment with industry leaders and celebrities, shaping the future of esports, tech, and gaming.

Following the ceremony, a glamorous after-party awaits attendees. Limited seats are available, so interested individuals are urged to contact the Esports Awards organisers promptly to secure their tickets and confirm their attendance.

The Esports Awards presented by Lexus 2023 campaign key dates:

  • 25th November: Voting closes for Esports PC Player, Esports Organisation presented by Lexus and Esports Team of the Year
  • 27th & 28th November: Inaugural Scholars
  • 29th & 30th November: Esports Awards presented by Lexus 2023

The 2023 Esports Awards presented by Lexus is brought to you in partnership with Xfinity, Oakley, 5GRV, and XIX Vodka.

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Esports Awards

Founded in 2015, the Esports Awards is the most prestigious night in the esports calendar and the only global award show that aims to recognise esports excellence.

The Esports Awards is dedicated to showcasing world-class performance and innovation from every corner of the industry throughout the year and reaches its pinnacle at its end-of-year ceremony, considered the Oscars of esports. The ceremony celebrates everyone from the players, teams, media, hardware providers, games, events, and personalities that shape the esports industry.

The 2021 Esports Awards saw a record-breaking 20 million viewers across the campaign and 10 million votes counted. For 2023, the Esports Awards returns to Resorts World Las Vegas for the second time.

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About LIV Golf

LIV Golf is a global sports league featuring 12 teams, a 14-tournament schedule, and 48 world-renowned golfers. Founded in 2022, LIV Golf was designed to expand the game on an international level and finally unlock the sport’s true and untapped economic and societal potential. Hall of Fame golfer and renowned businessman, Greg Norman, is the league’s first and founding Commissioner and CEO. Only two years into operations and with tournaments across North and Latin Americas, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Europe, LIV Golf is proving that it’s possible to grow and improve the game for fans and golfers alike.

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