Winner of the 2016 Esports Industry Awards

The eSports Industry Awards were held for the first time at The Brewery, London last Monday night.

The event was attended by 600 invited guests from the gaming industry to celebrate the extraordinary achievements and contributions that have been made to the esports industry over the past 12 months. There are 14 award categories that are given live via streaming and four other award categories until the event ends.

The event also received fantastic support from top esports teams such as Raul Rodriguez (Owner Optic Gaming), Mike ‘Hastro’ Rufail (Owner & MD, Team EnVyUs) and Brittanny Lattanzio (Team Manager at Team Liquid) and other esports players. such as Duncan Ironmonger (CEO of Scuf Gaming), Steve Ford (VP Sales for Twitch), Andy Payne OBE (Chair of the British eSports Association), Neville Upton (CEO of Gfinity) and Michiel Bakker (CEO of GinxTV).

British rugby star Maro Itoje and boxer David Haye also participated in the event, there were also YouTubers such as KSI, Spencer FC, Clare Siobahn and Ali-A.

Here are the award winners from each category:

  • eSports Personality of the Year – Gabriel “FalleN” Toledo
  • eSports Game of the Year – Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • eSports Photographer of the Year – Robert Paul
  • Best eSports Coverage Website – theScore eSports
  • New eSports Game of the Year – Overwatch
  • eSports Rookie of the Year – Amer “Miracle-” al-Barqawi
  • eSports Broadcaster of the Year – Auguste “Semmler” Massonnat
  • eSports Live Event of the Year – The International 6
  • eSports Team of the Year – EnVyUs Team
  • eSports Commercial Partner of the Year – Monster
  • Best Streaming Platform – Twitch
  • Console Player of the Year – Seth “Scump” Abner
  • PC Player of the Year – Marcelo “Coldzera” David
  • eSports Publisher of the Year – Valve
  • Streamer of the Year – Michael “Imaqtpie” Santana
  • eSports Journalist of the Year – Richard Lewis
  • UK eSports Player of the Year – Callum “Swanny” Swan
  • Best Hardware Provider – Scuf Gaming

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