IIDEA is proud to announce today the nominations of the Italian Esports Awards (IEA), the award that celebrates the protagonists of the esports world and that this year will be awarded again during the awards ceremony that will take place within Round One, the first international business event dedicated to esports in Italy, organized by IIDEA and Ninetynine, an agency specializing in communication, marketing and events
On Tuesday 25 October at 7.00 pm it will be possible to connect to the Round One Twitch channel and follow the evening that will live on the large stage of Sala Fucine inside OGR Torino with the conduct of Bryan Ronzani, radio speaker, presenter of major events and presenter of the major esports and gaming appointments in Italy and Virginia Gambatesa, aka Kafkanya is a content creator who ranges from live coverage on Twitch to writing about cinema and dubbing study. Face of the past edition of Twitch Dire Europeans with Gialappa’s, she also presented the GameStop TV. Her love for the nerdy world leads her to currently collaborate with PrimeVideo and Lucca Comics and Games.
Le nomination e il People’s Choice:
The jury of the Italian Esports Awards, composed of Alessandro “Stermy” Avallone, Cecilia “Aithusa” Ciocchetti, Dimitri “Noodlez” Zografos, Francesco “Deugemo” Lombardo, Riccardo “Tropic” Lichene, Selene “Nancydrew” Mauretto and Simone “AKirA” Trimarchi , has selected 5 nominees for each of the 8 competition categories this year tra cui Best Italian Player, Competitive Team, Best Italian Organization, Best Italian Caster, Best Italian Event, Best Italian Commercial Activation, Best Italian Content Creator e Esports Game of the Year.
The Best Italian Player category sees David “Tonzilla” Tonizza, Edoardo “T3B” Treglia, Francesco “Obrun” Tagliaferro, Marco “Vengeur” Ragusa and Riccardo “Reynor” Romiti compete. The nominees for the Best Italian Competitive Team category are Atleta Esports, Exeed, Macko Esports, QLASH and Reply Totem. For the Best Italian Organization category, instead, Dsyre, Exeed, Samsung Morning Stars, QLASH and Reply Totem compete. The name of the winner for the Best Italian Caster will come out of a five composed of Filippo “Etrurian” Burresi, Marco Brandino, Roberto “Kenrhen” Prampolini, Roberto “slimo0” Zappia and Salvatore “Rakki” Lena, while for the Best Italian Event compete instead eSerie A TIM, Gillette Bomber Cup, Italian Rocket Championship, PG Nationals League of Legends and PG Nationals Rainbow Six Siege.
The finalists of the Best Italian Content Creator are Andrea “Mengu” Mengucci, Giorgio “Pow3R” Calandrelli, Thomas “Hal” Avallone, Nello “Hollywood” Nigro and Riccardo “Piz” Pizzinelli. Big names also vying to decree the Esports Game of the Year, which will be chosen from Counter Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legend, Rainbow Six Siege, Rocket League and VALORANT. For the Best Italian Commercial Activation category collaborations between Aruba and Morning Stars have been selectedGucci and Faceit, Manpower Group and PLB, Riot Games, Dentsu Gaming and PG Esports for the launch of the Netflix series Arcane and Treedom with ProGaming Italia for the E-Park project.
After the great success of the last edition, once again this year the public will be given the opportunity to elect the People’s Choice: Esports Game of the Year. Through the Round One website, fans will be able to vote for one of the ten nominated titles to choose the one that – among the most broadcast games on Twitch in 2021 from the first 10,000 Italian-language channels sorted by hours watched (source: Report on Esports in Italy 2022), deserves to be voted Best Esport Game of the Year. From today until October 25, 2022, when the winner will be announced live during the Italian Esports Awards ceremony, voting will be open at the link https://roundone.gg/italian-video-game-awards/