Cologne, March 09, 2021: Logitech G is now supporting the esports player foundation as a new enabling partner. Logitech G is the innovation leader in gaming technologies and equipment and a committed supporter of the esports community. The company is involved in the development of top talent and professionals in Germany and offers a wide range of support. This includes financial support, the provision of hardware such as headsets, keyboards and mice, as well as joint activities for the further development of players. Logitech G is thus making a significant contribution to the professionalization of esports in Germany.


The esports player foundation was founded in January 2020 to specifically promote esports talents in Germany. Eight employees and 30 coaches, psychologists and experts are already helping over 50 players to succeed in sport, school and work. By the end of 2021, the initiative will accompany over 200 talents on their way to the top of the world. Funding measures with a volume of around 1.3 million euros are available for this purpose.


Henning ChristianssonGlobal Marketing Manager Esports & PRO Series at Logitech G“We strive to support esports players and teams around the world with training opportunities, support and equipment, and to respond to their specific needs. We are delighted about the partnership with the esports player foundation and the collaboration on this unique project to support and develop esports talent in Germany. With this partnership, we hope to make a significant contribution to strengthening esports in Germany and to support a positive framework for the development of many young talents.”


Jörg AdamiManaging Director of the esports player foundation: “Logitech G is a dream partner for us. As a not-for-profit institution, we can further expand our services and now provide our sponsored players with world-class equipment to produce world-class performances.”


With Logitech G the esports player foundation wins its fifth “Enabling Partner”. The partnerships are based on companies making a significant contribution to the further development of esports in Germany and taking responsibility for top players, but also for millions of ambitious gamers. Other partners include the Deutsche Kreditbank, the Deutsche Telekom, CosmosDirekt and the digital training system Skillcourt.


The esports player foundation supports ambitious players with in-game coaching and a wide range of services such as nutritional advice, sports psychology advice, fitness and media training and financial assistance. An overview of all Promotion modules is available at available.


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About the esports player foundation
The esports player foundation brings the know-how from traditional sports promotion to esports. It promotes young and established talents through financial support, professionalization of training and comprehensive advice on legal matters and health issues. The Foundation also provides support in securing a successful professional life after the Esports career. The esports player foundation is financed by the commitment of the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia and business partners, including CosmosDirekt, Deutsche Kreditbank, Deutsche Telekom and Skillcourt. The esports player foundation is owned by game – the association of the German games industry. The esports player foundation is supported by a supervisory board with companies from the esports scene and the games industry as well as partners from politics and society. Further information on


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