The fourth iteration of the Intel Challenge Katowice is underway now and the women’s CS:GO scene is looking stronger than ever.
Our latest paper contains recommendations and best practices for inclusive tournaments, written with the intention of being useful to ANY esports tournament organizer, not just those running women-only events.
GGC describes themselves as “an organization that works to empower women and girls to pursue their passions—whether they love science and technology, comics, literature, gaming, or anything else!” Sounds right up our alley!
While we continue to tackle cultural and structural issues around barriers to participation, women-only tournaments are an important measure to keep talented players in the game. But it’s critical to recognize that these tournaments should be for all women, cis and trans.