International investment bank Barclays has renewed its partnership agreement with the NSE for another year. The bank will become the official sponsor of the British University Esports Championships, as well as the second event in the Games Innovation Challenge series. Both events are planned for next year.
At the British University Esports Championships, over 1,700 teams from over 100 universities will take part in several esports disciplines. Meanwhile, the Games Innovation Challenge is a video game making tournament for UK college students.
David Gouens, head of games division and eSports in Barclays:. "We are pleased to continue our partnership with NSE success of the first Games Innovation Challenge helped to underline the level of talent for future developers who can offer UK Continue working with NSE with the prospect of attracting a wider range of participants gives us. an even greater opportunity to continue our support for the growing gaming and esports industry from the grassroots level. "
Barclays is one of the most prominent financial institutions in the United Kingdom. In the past, the bank has sponsored esports events and leagues, and has partnered with organizations on a number of initiatives. Last year, the bank partnered with Dreamhack and Riot Games to sponsor UKLC.