Gamescom 2019 Delegation Profile: IESPL

By Febrianto Nur Anwari

IESPL is the largest multi-title esports league in Indonesia. Now they are getting ready to hold their second season at the end of this year.

In the last 3 years, esports has becoming a big thing in the world, including Indonesia. Many game companies in Indonesia try to diversify their business to esports, ranging from organizers, media, to the professional players itself.

One of the rising esports companies in Indonesia is Indonesia Esports Premier League or IESPL. IESPL is the largest multi-title esports league in Indonesia. After successfully holding their first season last year, they are getting ready to hold their second season at the end of this year.

Earlier this year, IESPL was also trusted by the Indonesian government to hold the first and biggest esports tournament in Indonesia. Entitled the Esport President Cup, Mobile Legends tournament was fully supported by the President of the Republic of Indonesia.

Gamescom 2019 will be their first participation in international game events. “We are here for Indonesia’s esports community to grow the ecosystem,” said Giring Ganesha, President of IESPL. “We also want to contribute, not just in Indonesia but also in all across the world,” he continued.

In its first season, there were four games competed in IESPL: Dota2, Counter-Strike Global Offensive, Mobile Legends, and Point Blank. The league was participated by 12 top esports organizations in Indonesia such as EVOS, RRQ, Bigetron, and NXL>. Every organization who participated in this league should have players or teams who can compete in every single game in IESPL.

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“Our motivation to join Gamescom 2019 is to provide opportunities to the gaming industry. We want to develop the esports ecosystem in Indonesia through global partnership. “My dream is to see Indonesian eSports athlete having a good career path in the international esports scene,” he ended.

Edited by Devi




About Writer

Febrianto is the Senior Editor of Duniaku.net and the Lead Editor of Gameprime.org. He started his career in game industry as a game journalist since 2008, and was one of the initial members of Duniaku.net since 2011. His biggest interest is local game developer scene. Currently, his mission is to spread the news about Indonesia’s game industry to both local and international game and creative industry’s enthusiast.