Chester King

CEO British Esports Association

Chester is the CEO of the British Esports Association, the national body for esports in the UK. Which is an independent, not-for-profit, organisation whose main aims are to help develop the UK’s grassroots esports scene and provide an infrastructure to nurture future British talent.

British Esports started the UK’s national schools and colleges esports championships in 2018 competing in: League of Legends, Overwatch and Rocket League.

Chester was appointed a member of the International Olympic Committee’s ‘Esports and Gaming Liaison Group’ in April 2019 and a board member of the Global Esports Federation in December 2019.

Chester is a co-owner of the London Royal Ravens. Which is part of the Call of Duty League, a new global, city-based esports league composed of 12 professional teams.

My Speaker Sessions

Wednesday, October 21

Welcome & Opening keynote: The emergence and continued growth of esports on a global level
Graham Ashton (moderator) Andy Fahey Chester King Chris Smith

With a projected global audience of just under half a billion people by the end of 2020, the inexorable rise of esports shows no sign of slowing down.

Clear differences are emerging in terms of how the market is developing in different continents and during this session delegates will have the opportunity to listen to leading industry professionals share their opinions from both a regional and global perspective.


Wednesday , October 21, 09:30 - 10:45
Conference Theatre
Ben Akroyd Andy Fahey

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