On September 1st, the Global Esports Federation and Panam Sports announced that Santiago, Chile would be playing host to the first Pan American Esports Championships in October 2023. This event will coincide with the 19th edition of the Pan American Games, a continental multi-sport event.
“We are proud to partner with the visionary leadership at Panam Sports to bring our marquee event to the Americas,” said Chris Chan, the President of the GEF. “Our #worldconnected community is even brighter today with the news that esports athletes from the 41 delegations across the Americas will have the opportunity to showcase their skills and talents alongside the continent’s greatest competitors as they represent their countries at the region’s most important multi-sport event.”
The Pan American Esports Championships will feature athletes from 41 nations across North and South America. At this time, the games that will be played at the event are still unknown.