The award ceremony commenced with an electrifying Cosplay competition featuring 11 participants who brought their beloved characters to life, leaving the audience in sheer amazement. Among these talented cosplayers, Ahmed Wisham was awarded as the Best Cosplay who participated as Fry Boy character. Wisam's captivating performance breathed life into the character on the stage, earning him well-deserved recognition. As the victor of the Cosplay competition, Wisam received an impressive cash prize of MVR 10,000.
The festival featured a series of competitive tournaments, each showcasing the immense skill and gaming expertise within the community. The winners took home prestigious titles and impressive cash prizes totaling MVR 185,000.
Racing Simulator GT7 Tournament:
•Champion: Aayan Ahmed Shaneez, taking home a cash prize of MVR 11,000
• 2nd Place Winner: Ali Ashham Abdul Hameed, taking home a cash prize of MVR 8,000.
• 3rd Place Winner: Ahmed Alwin Asyed Zahir, taking home a cash prize of MVR 6,000.
• Champion: Ahmed Abaan, taking home a cash prize of MVR 5,000.
• 2nd Place: Ameel Ismail, taking home a cash prize of MVR 3,000.
• 3rd Place: Ahmed Thaabish, taking home a cash prize of MVR 2,000.
EAFC24 Football Gaming Tournament:
• Top Scorer and Champion: Mohamed Aiman Ahmed, taking home a total cash prize of MVR 25,000.
• 2nd Place: Abyan Ali Nihad, taking home a cash prize of MVR 10,000
• 3rd Place: Mohamed Zameel Zihuny, taking home a cash prize of MVR 5,000
Ooredoo Nation PUBG Mobile Championship:
• Champion: Team E2S TM7, taking home a cash prize of MVR 50,000
• 2nd Place: Team E2S AKATSUKI, taking home a cash prize of MVR 20,000
• 3rd Place: Team RGC SYNDICATE, taking home a cash prize of MVR 10,000
• 4th Place: Team RGC DENO, taking home a cash prize of MVR 5,000
• MVP: Haisham Waheed (Team E2S TM7), taking home a cash prize of MVR 1,500
Furthermore, the ceremony honored exceptional contributions to the gaming and esports community with an array of special awards under Ooredoo Nation Gamers Award 2023.
• Best Gaming Organization of The Year: E2S Gaming
• Best Service in Esports: Maldives E-Sporting Association (MESA)
• Top Achieving Clan of the Year: Regicide Esports
• Best Gaming Community of the Year (Console & PC): ApexMV
• Best Gaming Community of the Year (Mobile): PUBGM COMMUNITY
• Best Esports Team of The Year: RGC OPEX
• Best PUBGM Player of The Year: Mohamed Haisham Waheedh
• Best MLBB Player of The Year: Nabeel Abbas
• Best FC24 Player of The Year: Zakwan Shihad
• Best FPS Player of the Year: Mohamed Shaaif
• Best Caster of The Year: Mohamed Rayyan Mahir
The most prestigious awards of the evening were presented by the Chief Guest of the event, Secretary General of Olympic Committee, Thamooh Ahmed Saeed and Hussain Niyaz, Chief Commercial Officer of Ooredoo Maldives:
• Best Esports PC Player of The Year: Hassan Aseel Rasheed
• Best Esports Mobile Player of The Year: Ahmed Mahil Mohamed
• Best Esports Controller Player of The Year: Mohamed Zameel Zihny
The 2023 Ooredoo Nation Gamers' Land Awards were a testament to the growing gaming community in the Maldives and the dedication of gamers, teams, and esports organizations. Ooredoo Nation said they will continue to support and connect gaming enthusiasts, aiming to create even more exciting gaming opportunities in the future.