WESA mandates ESIC Commissioner, Ian Smith, to conduct independent third-party review of allegations against Ninjas in Pyjamas (NIP)

WESA has taken note of recent allegations put forward by former players and employees against the management of Ninjas in Pyjamas and WESA Executive Board Member Hicham Chahine. WESA takes these allegations very seriously as the organisation aims to amplify sustainable growth of esports, based on the shared values of fairness, transparency, and integrity among […]


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 […]

WESA (World Esports Association) founded

[London, May 13, 2016] – The foundation of the WESA (World Esports Association) has been announced today, as the result of joint efforts between industry-leading professional esports teams and ESL, the world’s largest esports company. Based on similar traditional sports associations, WESA is an open and inclusive organization that will further professionalize esports by introducing elements […]