Riot Games, the League of Legends developers, were amongst the biggest winners at The Game Awards 2019 especially in the Esports Awards category.


The popular MOBA received   Best Esports Game   plus   Best Esports Event   for the  2019 World Tournament , while LEC mainstays  Eefje “ Sjokz” Depoortere  and   G2 Esports   also received accolades.


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Here’ s the full list of candidates and winners for the Esports Awards category at The Video game Awards 2019:


Best Esports Team


Astralis (Counter-Strike: Global Offensive)  

 G2 Esports (League associated with Legends) – Winner  

 SAMT (Dota 2)  

 San Francisco Shock (Overwatch League)   

 Team Liquid (Counter-Strike: Global Offensive)


Greatest Esports Player


Kyle “ Bugha” Giersdorf – Winner  

 Lee “ Faker” Sang-hyeok  

 Luka “ Perkz” Perkovic   

 Oleksandr “ S1mple” Kostyliev   

 Jay “ Sinatraa” Won


Greatest Esports Game


Counter-Strike: Global Offensive  

 Dota 2   

 Fortnite   

 League of Tales – Winner  

 Overwatch


Best Esports Coach


Eric “ adreN” Hoag (Team Liquid, Counter-Strike: Worldwide Offensive)  

 Nu-ri “ Cain” Jang (Team Liquid, League associated with Legends)  

 Fabian “ GrabbZ” Lohmann (G2 Esports, League associated with Legends)  

 Kim “ Kkoma” Jeong-gyun (SK Telecom T1, Little league of Legends)  

 Titouan “ Sockshka” Merloz (OG, Dota 2)  

 Danny “ Zonic” Sørensen (Astralis, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive) – Winner


Best Esports Event


2019 League associated with Legends World Championship – Winner  

 2019 Overwatch Little league Grand Finals  

 EVO 2019  

 Fortnite Globe Cup  

 IEM Katowice 2019  

 The Worldwide 2019


Greatest Esports Host


Alex “ Goldenboy” Mendez  

 Alex “ Machine” Richardson  

 Duan “ Candice” Yu-Shuang  

 Eefje “ Sjokz” Depoortere – Winner  

 John “ Redeye” Chaloner




A source from Esports Insider said: "Counting Sjokz (who is a freelancer, but mainly operates in League associated with Legends), Riot Games’ range topping title won in 4 out of six possible types to cap off a good 2019. People did question his wins in the G2 Esports’ victory; though they’ ve had a brilliant year, deficiency of a nomination for their conquerors FPX Esports could be related to Western bias."