Esports Industry Awards 2017 Winners


On the evening of the 13th of November, the second annual Esports Industry Awards was held, to celebrate and highlight the best of esports.

The event, hosted at The Brewery in London, highlighted and rewarded esports community members, teams, games, and more in over 20 categories.

Here’s the winners of last night’s event from each category:

  • Personality of the Year – Eefje ‘Sjokz’ Depoortere
  • PC Player of the Year – Amer ‘Miracle-‘ Barqawi
  • Console Player of the Year – Matthew ‘FormaL’ Piper
  • Team of the Year – OpTic Gaming Call of Duty
  • Game of the Year – Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Play of the Year – OpTic FormaL on Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
  • Breakthrough Game of the Year – PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
  • Streamer of the Year – Dr DisRespect
  • Commercial Partner of the Year – G Fuel
  • Unsung Hero of the Year – Megan Cutrofello
  • Publisher of the Year – Riot Games
  • Streaming Platform of the Year – Twitch
  • Live Event of the Year – League of Legends World Championships
  • Broadcaster of the Year – Alex ‘Machine’ Richardson
  • Hardware Provider of the Year – Intel
  • Coverage Website of the Year – ESPN Esports
  • Journalist of the Year – Duncan ‘Thorin’ Shields
  • UK Player of the Year – Spencer ‘Gorilla’ Ealing
  • PC Rookie of the Year– Abay ‘Hobbit’ Khassenov
  • Videographer of the Year – Davis ‘OpTic Hitch’ Edwards
  • Photographer of the Year – Joe Brady
  • Console Rookie of the Year – Victor ‘Punk’ Woodley