Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Setting a new record for a Fortnite tournament

Cairo Festival City, one of the biggest Malls in Egypt, organized a Fortnite tournament on GBarena. The tournament had over 18,000 participation!

CFC ( Cairo Festival City Mall ) organized a Fortnite tournament that took place from the 17th of January to the 1st of February on GBarena. The tournament was organized by KOM ( King of the Map ), Benchmark, sponsored by PlayStation Middle East and hosted on GBarena. Over a two weeks period, the tournament had over 18,000 participations. Our scalable platform helped CFC set a new record in Fortnite to be the biggest Fortnite tournament in Egypt and probably in the Middle East. This tournament is the latest addition to our record-breaking tournaments along with Honor's PUBG Mobile tournament that grabbed over 6,400 registration.

GBarena secures first patch of an investment round

GBarena raised a seed investment from HIM Angels, a leading angel investment fund in Africa and the Middle East.

Founded by Samer Wagdy, Mustafa Zaza and Bishoy Mesdary, GBarena's core is in helping gamers find local and global challenges, thus allowing them to compete for titles and rewards. To do so, the platform makes it super easy for tournament organizers to create, publish and manage their tournaments. Gamers can simply login to the platform using their Facebook, where they choose their favorite game titles to get suggestions for online tournaments or nearby on-ground tournaments.

“At HIMangel, we look for startups that have identified a “blue ocean” to compete in. This certainly applies to GBarena which is a clear leader in the eSports industry in the entire Middle East. We believe that working together with the passionate and capable team of GBarena, we will be able to grow in an exponential fashion within the coming near future”, commented Khaled Ismail, chairman of HIMangel.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Welcoming Insomnia Egypt to GBarena

Insomnia, the largest gaming festival in the United Kingdom was held at Egypt and chose GBarena as their E-Sports Platform.

Insomnia Egypt took place at Egypt International Exhibition Center from the 11th to the 13th of October. The event had many tournaments in different games such as Fortnite, Rainbow Six Siege, Overwatch, League of Legends, Dota 2, CS:GO, Tekken 7 and Fifa 2019. The total prize pool exceeded 500,000 Egyptian pounds. GBarena helped gamers sign up easily for tournaments, stay updated with their match schedule, generating brackets and saving scores, advancing winners and eliminating users automatically and helped Insomnia stay in touch with the 3,000 Gamers who participated in the tournaments.

Friday, August 31, 2018

The Biggest PUBG mobile Tournament, to date!

A new record has been set, GBarena hosted the biggest PUBG mobile Tournament in the Middle East. Honor's PUBG mobile Tournament has officially broken all records and until the date it is the biggest PUBG mobile tournament organized in the region. GBarena worked with ArabHardware, the organizers of Honor's tournament, to scale up the tournament and manage the huge amount of participants they were targeting.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The Gaming Dragon is on GBarena

Honor is launching a PUBG mobile tournament on GBarena, with a price pool of 100,000 Egyptian Pounds.

Honor Turbo Cup is a tournament for PUBG on mobile for teams all over Egypt, Honor is promoting it's newest mobile device the "Honor Play" during this tournament. The grand prize will be 100,000 EGP with other prizes for the top 8 teams and best player.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Virgin's Fifa Tournament

Virgin hosted a Fifa18 Tournament at it's store at Mall of Egypt where they used GBarena to help them create and manage their tournament.

The final matches where played at VOX cinemas where players had the luxury of playing on cinema screens.

The tournament was sponsored by PlayStation Middle East.

Emotion Gaming Cup is now live on GBarena.

Emotion Gaming Cup is a Fifa 2018 tournament on PlayStation, that has a prize pool of 200,000 Egyptian Pounds.

The tournament will be on national basis and will cover most of the Egyptian Governance. Emotion Gaming Cup is a Platinum User and has it's own custom designed page, which users visit to view and register for tournaments.