Girlgamer esports fest opens in Dubai


The world's biggest gaming event for women has kicked off in Dubai.

The finals of the GIRLGAMER Esports Festival will see nine teams compete for a $100,000 prize pool split between the games, League of Legends and Counter-Strike: GO.

You can also look forward to an Interschool Esports Tournament as well as cosplay and a range of entertainment activities headlined by American rapper Gucci Mane

"We see eSports creating a host of new opportunities for the development of talent, creativity, next-generation skills and entrepreneurship, all of which will be on show at this event," said Abdulla Al Mansoori, Team Leader of Dubai 10X Media, a subsidiary of the Government of Dubai Media Office.

The event runs until Saturday at the Meydan Grandstand.

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