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Girl Gamers Battle It Out In Sydney

by Kerry Finch  ■  July 23, 2019  ■  Updated: September 6, 2019

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The third annual GIRLGAMER Sydney Festival took place from June 9 to 10, 2019.

This is an exciting year for the event as it is the first time this eSports celebration will be going worldwide, with it coming to a close in Dubai later this year.

This live two-day event celebrated talented and successful video gaming females who competed in front of crowds as they fought to claim the top spot in the GIRLGAMER World Championships.

Teams competed by playing a variety of games including popular titles like Overwatch and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

Carnage Esports claimed the top spot this year, beating Fusion-Gaming with a 2-0 score. This team of talented young women will now be going on to represent Australia in Dubai and will compete against teams from Europe, North America, and Latin America.

Team Carnage Esports

Team Carnage Esports

The event is set to continue in Seoul, South Korea as well as Madrid, Spain in September and then land in Sao Paulo, Brazil on October 5, 2019.

A Celebration Loaded with Exciting Events

There were a number of keynote speeches delivered from female leaders in the industry. Some of the most notable speakers include Kelsey Gamble, Celeste as well as Erin, Mivaro, Nayxy, and Brijay from WomANZ.

Panel discussions were held, and every attendee had the opportunity of forging lifelong connections with other young techies who were just as passionate about gaming as they are.

What may have been the favourite part of the event was, as always, the free gaming area where female avatars could play co-op or compete against one another in a variety of games.

Have a GIRLGAMER in Your Life?

Gamers are fond of collectables that are meaningful and speak to their talents, their interested and their strengths. At Cool Things Australia, we have a number of awesome trinkets, gifts, and treats that are sure to delight female gamers.

Customise your laptop with these cool nostalgic Space Invaders Gadget Decals.

Speaking of nostalgia, why not give your girl gamer a throwback to one of the OGs of gaming with a collectable Space Invaders POP! Figure

We have a lot of Funko POP! Figures available, including the classic Minecraft Steve.

Quirky and unique is what we at CoolThings Australia specialise in. Visit our shop and browse our virtual shelves to discover the next best gift for yourself or a loved one today!

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References:
https://www.invenglobal.com/articles/8131/girlgamer-esports-festival-goes-global 
https://www.vividsydney.com/event/ideas/girlgamer-sydney-festival 
https://www.facebook.com/girlgamerfestival/ 
https://www.girlgamer.gg/sydney/

 

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