WePlay Esports and GRID: partnership for fair play

WePlay Esports and GRID: partnership for fair play

The esports media holding company and the GRID technology platform have announced an exclusive partnership within the WePlay Esports tournaments.

WePlay Esports provides exclusive in-game data to its technical partner and data provider GRID to support fair and open play. 

The partnership extends to WePlay Esports’ core game disciplines — CS:GO and Dota 2 — and the title pool may be expanded, as well as the pool of future projects to work on together. The deal includes GRID core data services and integrity monitoring for the aforementioned game titles.

Valentyn Shevchenko, business development lead at WePlay Esports. Photo: WePlay Esports
Valentyn Shevchenko, business development lead at WePlay Esports. Photo: WePlay Esports
“We are pleased to sign a one-year partnership with GRID and to be working together on building trust and enhancing the transparency of tournaments’ competitive component. We want to see fair play — same as the audience of esports competitions,” says Valentyn Shevchenko, business development lead at WePlay Esports.
Charlie Hanley-Nickolls, VP of partnerships at GRID esports. Photo: GRID esports
Charlie Hanley-Nickolls, VP of partnerships at GRID esports. Photo: GRID esports
“We are at yet another massive growth moment for esports. At GRID, our goal is to partner with those who truly understand the intersection of competition and entertainment value. WePlay is the full embodiment of this ideal. GRID data solutions paired with WePlay Esports’ ability to bring in top-level play and production quality creates a powerhouse of esport fan engagement,” says Charlie Hanley-Nickolls, VP of partnerships at GRID esports.

The WePlay Esports media holding company and GRID esports are both official members of the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC), which fights for esports matches to be played by the rules.


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Source: WePlay Esports Press Office
Date: 03.17.2021

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About GRID

GRID is a technology platform specialized in esports data solutions.

Since the launch in 2018 GRID has worked together with a range of top-tier competitions & teams to unlock the potential of data assets across a range of different competencies through commercial and fan-facing solutions.

GRID’s team shares a passion for esports and is committed to the vision of revolutionizing esports data.

Esports data is on the GRID.

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About WePlay Esports

WePlay Esports is an esports media holding company with key offices in the USA, China, and Ukraine. The holding company combines the best practices of esports, media, and entertainment fields to provide cutting-edge products and services worldwide.

Since 2012, the WePlay Esports brand is well-known for the high- quality organization and broadcast of online esports tournaments and LAN finals. Besides creating and hosting esports events, the holding company’s expertise lies in developing specialized IT solutions and a proprietary tournament platform, as well as brand integration into esports, and media rights sales.

By harnessing what the public is most passionate about — esports and entertainment — the holding embraces the opportunities and challenges in esports that empower businesses. They thereby evolve with this valuable global audience in the modern esports environment.