Press release

Global Esports Federation and Asociación Deportiva Peruana de Esports forge partnership to propel esports development in Peru

Strategic Framework Agreement signifies bold step towards realizing full potential of esports as force for good in Peru and beyond

Singapore, April 25, 2024 – The Global Esports Federation and the Asociación Deportiva Peruana de Esports (ADPES) have cemented a Strategic Framework Agreement (SFA) aimed at spearheading the advancement of esports in Peru.

Paul J. Foster, CEO, Global Esports Federation (L) and Diego Mohme, President, Asociación Deportiva Peruana de Esports at the signing of the Strategic Framework Agreement at Global Esports Tour Rio de Janeiro

At the first stage of the 2024 Global Esports Tour, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from April 18-21, the signing of the SFA marked a significant milestone in the realm of esports. Under the SFA, both organizations are committed to jointly crafting a comprehensive Peru Esports strategy that not only encourages competitive gaming but also serves as a powerful tool for societal progress and transformation.

Central to this collaboration is the aspiration of the ADPES to host the GEF’s flagship Global Esports Games, and the pro-series Global Esports Tour annually from 2024 to 2028. This initiative aims to position Peru as a key player on the global esports stage while providing unparalleled opportunities for local talent to shine on an international stage.

Paul J. Foster, CEO, Global Esports Federation, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, “This Strategic Framework Agreement represents a pivotal moment in the evolution of esports in Peru and beyond. Peru is an esports powerhouse, and we are committed to laying the groundwork for sustainable growth and development that will benefit communities across the nation.”

Diego Mohme, President, Asociación Deportiva Peruana de Esports, emphasized the transformative potential of esports, saying, “We are thrilled to embark on this journey with the Global Esports Federation to harness the power of esports for positive change in Peru. Through strategic partnerships and innovation, we aim to empower youth, encourage inclusivity, and uphold the values of collaboration and unity.”

With a shared vision, the GEF and ADPES embark on a journey to amplify the transformative power of esports, shaping a brighter #worldconnected future for Peru and beyond.

About the Global Esports Federation
From our world headquarters in Singapore and strategic hubs around the world, the Global Esports Federation promotes the credibility, legitimacy, and prestige of esports. Powered by our universal values and Member Federations, we convene athletes, players, developers and publishers, community partners, and sporting organizations on one inclusive platform.
In addition to a prestigious global event portfolio, together with our strategic partners, we collaborate on a series of Global Social Impact Initiatives (GSII) to create positive social impact.
Inspired by our motto – #worldconnected – our mission calls for the development of tangible initiatives that are in service to the world’s esports community.