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The Esports Awards 2021 winners, including Player of the Year for PC, console and mobile

A tip of the hat to Valorant; Chris ‘Simp’ Lehr; Oleksandr ‘s1mple’ Kostyliev; Atlanta FaZe and more…

The Esports Awards returned this month with a live gala ceremony in Arlington, Texas.

The awards are dedicated to showcasing top-class performance and innovation from the players, teams, media, hardware providers, games, events, and personalities within the scene. They recognise excellence, create a legacy and honour the industry, this year across 35 categories.

The Esports Awards 2021 winners:

  • Apparel of the Year: 100 Thieves
  • Content Creator of the Year: Ashley Kang
  • Mobile Game of the Year: Free Fire
  • Personality of the Year: Nobru
  • Streamer of the Year: Ibai
  • Broadcast/Production Team of the Year: Riot Games
  • Commercial Partner of the Year: Intel
  • Hardware Provider of the Year: Corsair
  • Supporting Service of the Year: Discord
  • Coverage Platform of the Year: The Esports Observer
  • Game of the Year: Valorant
  • Journalist of the Year: Kevin Hitt
  • Publisher of the Year: Riot Games
  • Content Series of the Year: Metagame Documentary
  • Cosplay of the Year: Peyton Cosplay
  • Creative of the Year: Thorsten Denk
  • Creative Piece of the Year: No Clue, Adidas Partners with G2 Esports
  • Creative Team of the Year: Alex Productions
  • Video Production Team of the Year: G2 Esports
  • Coach of the Year: Byung-chul ‘Moon’ Moon
  • Controller Player of the Year: Chris ‘Simp’ Lehr
  • Controller Rookie of the Year: Evan ‘M0nkey M00n’ Rogez
  • Mobile Player of the Year: Zhu ‘paraboy’ Bocheng
  • Organisation of the Year: 100 Thieves
  • PC Player of the Year: Oleksandr ‘s1mple’ Kostyliev
  • PC Rookie of the Year: Valeriy ‘B1T’ Vakhovskiy
  • Team of the Year: Atlanta FaZe (CDL)
  • Analyst of the Year: Marc Robert ‘Caedrel’ Lamont
  • Colour Caster of the Year: Chad ‘SPUNJ’ Burchill 
  • Host of the Year: Eefje ‘sjokz’ Depoortere
  • Play by Play Caster of the Year: Miles Ross
  • Collegiate Program of the Year: Maryville University
  • Collegiate Ambassador of the Year: Dr. Chris ‘Doc’ Haskell
  • Panel’s Choice Award: Jas ‘Fizzi’ Laferriere
  • Esports Photo of the Year: Eric Ananmalay

You can view the entire ceremony on Twitch.

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Steve is an award-winning editor and copywriter with more than 20 years’ experience specialising in consumer technology and video games. With a career spanning from the first PlayStation to the latest in VR, he's proud to be a lifelong gamer.

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