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Nine virtual sports are set to be featured in the Olympic Esports Series (OES) 2023.
The OES 2023 is spearheaded by the International Olympic Committee in partnership with different International Federations (IFs) & game publishers all over the globe.
The nine virtual sports are:
- Motor Sport
Each virtual sport has its own competition guidelines and entry requirements. Meanwhile, the Dance and Taekwondo titles are invitation-only events.
“The Olympic Movement brings people together in peaceful competition. The Olympic Esports Series 2023 is a continuation of that, with the ambition of creating more spaces to play for both players and fans of elite competition," David Lappartient, Chair of the IOC Esports Liaison Group, said in a press release.
"We look forward to witnessing some of the world’s best compete on the global stage, as well as exploring together shared opportunities and lessons — across health and wellbeing, training and innovation," he added.
The OES will culminate in a live in-person event during the Olympic Esports Week happening in Singapore from June 22 to 25. It will be the first-ever live finals for all titles.