The tournament that was launched by Baniyas Sports and Cultural Club, in cooperation with “GoGamers” under the name UAE E-Games Challenges and Tournaments has come to an end with a wide national and global participation, achieving its main goals since launching the championship to enhance the positive practices and to develop the psychological and mental preparedness for the public while staying home.
The tournament, which lasted between April,18 till May,18 witnessed wide participation of more than 5500 people from 33 nationalities, competed in the championship competitions that included E-games and physical challenges that are held between the competitors remotely via the internet. The number of games reached 16 different games and the sub-tournaments were 76 competition, the average age of the participants was from 11 years to 56 years old for the eldest participant.
The Organizing Committee, with the support of the partners and sponsors, provided valuable prizes that were distributed immediately after the competition, whether it’s physical or electronic. The tournament has boosted the physical health and the immune system by spending their time while they’re staying home, besides, the tournament includes challenges in E-games and actual physical exercises.
Abdulrahman Al Mansoori, Head of Strategic Department of Baniyas Club, said: “We presented an athletic championship with a social impression in order to enhance the consistent athletic work and to improve capabilities at all times in different circumstances. We were keen to invest the time of the committed young people while they’re staying at home according to the recommendations and the precautionary measures of the Minister of Health to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).”
Al Mansoori thanked and appreciated all the partners and media institutions who supported and contributed to accomplish all the championship’s goals.
“We saw wide participation in this championship from several nationalities, we presented a beneficial athletic material that enhances the physical and mental skills that boost the immune system”, Al Mansoori said.