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eSports development program "Mastercard Gamer Academy" now accepting participants, in cooperation with G2 Esports and Riot Games.

eスポーツ育成プログラム「Mastercard ゲーマー・アカデミー」の参加者募集開始、G2 EsportsとRiot Gamesが協力

Mastercard is now accepting applications for the Mastercard Gamer Academy, an eSports development program designed to provide participants with an invaluable experience in eSports and gaming and to promote a more inclusive future for eSports. The program is a partnership between G2 Esports, one of the world's top eSports organizations, and Riot Games, developer of games such as "League of Legends" and "VALORANT".

Mastercard Gamer Academy is now accepting applications.

Mastercard is now accepting applications for the Mastercard Gamer Academy, an eSports development program that provides the connections, mentorship, and skill set necessary to pursue a passion for eSports as a career. The program is open to only 10 students, but within a 10-month time frame...

  • All-expenses-paid travel to major eSports events: invitations to the 2024 League of Legends World Championship and Valorant Champions, as well as behind the scenes at eSports events, including the G2 Esports headquarters in Berlin, Germany
  • Access to experienced eSports professionals: G2 Esports' Hel, Gozen and other "League of Legends" and "Valorant" teams
  • In-person and online lectures with renowned mentors, including workshops focusing on mental health, resilience, and allyship
  • Comprehensive educational courses covering brand engagement, marketing, content creation, event execution, and more

The program is designed to provide you with an ultra-valuable experience. Some of these programs will also be made available as videos.

Mastercardはリーグ・オブ・レジェンドのグローバルパートナーPR TIMES

The Mastercard Gamer Academy is a hot topic because Mastercard is involved in an unprecedented scale e-sports program, and in 2018 it will be the first global partnership with the League of Legends. In 2018, the "Mastercard Gamer Academy" has entered into its first global partnership with the "League of Legends", and you have probably seen the red and orange brand logo every time you have attended a tournament. After more than five years of supporting the global eSports scene, Mastercard is ready to take on a new challenge.

The Mastercard Gamer Academy is accepting applications for participation until Sunday, December 17, 2023. Participants must be 21 years of age or older and fluent in English, so please read the terms and conditions and the notes on the application form carefully before applying! For more information, please visit the official Mastercard Gamer Academy website.

Raja Rajamannar, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Mastercard

As a global sponsor of the fast-growing eSports industry, Mastercard has witnessed the tremendous passion that gaming generates among players and fans alike. Through the Mastercard Gamer Academy, we are proud to support the growth of eSports and invest in the dynamic and diverse future of gaming.


Romain Bigeard, General Manager, G2 Esports League of Legends commented

Our strength in eSports is our community, strongly united by our love of gaming. The Mastercard Gamer Academy is an unprecedented program that will further grow our community. The Academy will cover all areas of eSports and focus on different careers in the industry. We want to give participants, as well as those watching at home, the opportunity to gain experience and learn from some of the most talented and respected people in the gaming industry. Our goal is to create a clear pathway to a career in the eSports industry and to inspire and motivate those looking to launch their careers.



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