The Malta Esports Association, and the Malta National Esports Team will be travelling to Bali, Indonesia to compete in the 14th World Esports Championships.
This is the second time that Malta will be participating in the World Esports Championships. In 2021, Malta was represented in Israel with one player for the Tekken 7 discipline. This time, Malta will be represented by six players across two disciplines: Tekken 7 & Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
The 14th World Esports Championship, hosted by the International Esports Federation with the support of the Indonesian Government and the Indonesian Olympic Committee will be held between the 1st and the 12th of December. 106 countries will be participating in the tournament, making it the most representative international esports event, with over six hundred international athletes, and a prizepool of $500,000.
Malta will be represented by the following players:
- Gian-Luca “Riyukan” Schembri
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
- Kyle “Xaka” Gatt
- Blake “mejta” Falzon
- Kevin “Kevv” Sandin Feldin
- Volodymyr “zrz” Zrazhevskyi
- Emil “slinger” Ternander
The Malta Esports Association will also be represented by its President, Michele Magro, in the IESF Annual General Meeting, which will be held over two days.