The highly-anticipated Esports Awards 2023 was held at the Resorts World Las Vegas in the United States on Thursday, November 30. 

Presented by Lexus, the Esports Awards are presented annually to recognise the best performers of the eSports industry including players, publishers, videographers, journalists and many other categories.

The ninth edition of the Esports Awards had as many as 30 awards being distributed across Industry, Entertainment, Creative, and Pro and On-Air. 

India’s S8ul Esports bagged the Esports Content Creator of the Year award while Valorant won the Esports Game of the Year award at the Esports Awards 2023.

Additionally, Esports Awards 2023 also provided Lifetime Achievement awards to Michael O'Dell, Victor Goossens, Shane Hendrixson, Manuel Schenkhuizen, Lee Young Ho, Marc Merrill, Ian Porter, and Chris Puckett.

Know Esports Awards 2023 winners list.

Esports Awards 2023 winners list

  • Esports Play of the Year: Ilya "m0NESY" Osipov
  • Esports Mobile Game of the Year: Mobile Legends: Bang Bang
  • Esports Cosplay of the Year: Akemikun
  • Esports Commercial Partner of the Year: Gucci
  • Esports Journalist of the Year: Richard Lewis
  • Esports Coach of the Year: Christine "Potter" Chi
  • Esports Broadcast/Production Team of the Year: ESL FACEIT Group
  • Esports Creative of the Year: Gregory "SesoHQ" Ortiz
  • Esports Supporting Service of the Year: Prodigy Agency
  • Esports Creative Team of the Year: Paper Crowns
  • Esports Game of the Year: VALORANT
  • Esports Coverage Platform of the Year: Esports Charts
  • Breakthrough Player of the Year: Max "Demon1" Mazanov
  • Collegiate Program of the Year: University of Oklahoma 
  • Esports Publisher of the Year: Riot Games
  • Esports Color Caster of the Year: Dan Gaskin
  • Esports Play By Play Caster of the Year: Mitch "Uber" Leslie
  • Esports Content Creator of the Year: S8ul Esports
  • Esports Host of the Year presented by 5GRV: Caleb "WavePunk" Simmons
  • Esports Team of the Year: T1
  • Esports PC Player of the Year: Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok
  • Esports Content of the Year: Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok
  • Esports Controller Player of the Year: Paco "HyDra" Rusiewiez
  • Esports Hardware Piece of the Year: Stream Deck MK.2
  • Esports Desk Analyst of the Year: Mimi "aEvilcat" Wermcrantz
  • Streamer of the Year: Samy "Riversgg" Rivera
  • Esports Organization of the Year: Team Vitality
  • Esports Personality of the Year: Jeremy "Disguised Toast" Wang
  • Esports Mobile Player of the Year: Mohamed "Mohamed Light" Tarek
  • Panel’s Choice Award: Dr. Julia Hiltscher

Esports Awards 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award winners

  • Michael "ODEE" O'Dell
  • Victor "Nazgul" Goossens
  • Shane "rapha" Hendrixson
  • Manuel "Grubby" Schenkhuizen
  • Lee "Flash" Young Ho
  • Marc Merrill
  • Ian "Crimsix" Porter
  • Chris Puckett

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