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All the esports winners at The Game Awards 2018

The fifth annual end-of-year awards ceremony celebrates the best in the video game and esports industries.

Tyler Rake Dec 6, 2018 8:21 pm

The Game Awards 2018 is the fifth annual end-of-year awards ceremony that not only celebrates the best in the video game industry, but also some of the very best in esports.

Cloud9, Overwatch, and Jian “Uzi” Zi-Hao were all nominated for awards at this year’s event. Seven awards specifically recognized the top players, games, teams, and moments that competitive gaming had to offer in the past calendar year.

Here are the esports winners from The Game Awards 2018 (all category winners are at the top and bolded.)

Best Esports Team

  • Winner: Cloud9 (League of Legends)
  • Astralis (CS:GO)
  • Fnatic (League of Legends)
  • London Spitfire (Overwatch)
  • OG (Dota 2)

Best Esports Game

  • Winner: Overwatch
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Dota 2
  • Fortnite
  • League of Legends

Best Esports Event

  • Winner: 2018 League of Legends World Championship
  • ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018
  • EVO 2018
  • Overwatch League Grand Finals
  • The International 2018

Best Esports Host

  • Winner: Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere
  • Anders Blume
  • Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez
  • Alex “Machine” Richardson
  • Paul “RedEye” Chaloner

Best Esports Coach

  • Winner: Bok “Reapered” Han-gyu
  • Dylan Falco
  • Cristian “ppasarel” Bănăseanu
  • Jakob “YamatoCannon” Mebdi
  • Janko “YNk” Paunovic
  • Danny “zonic” Sørensen

Best Esports Moment

  • Winner: Cloud9’s comeback win against FaZe Clan at the ELEAGUE Major: Boston
  • G2’s upset against RNG at 2018 League World Championship
  • KT Rolster and Invictus Gaming base race at 
    2018 League World Championship
  • OG’s upset against PSG.LGD at The International 2018
  • Dominique “SonicFox” McLean switches side in Dragon Ball FighterZ EVO finals

Best Esports Player

  • Winner: Dominique “SonicFox” McLean
  • Sung-hyeon “JJoNak” Bang
  • Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev
  • Hajime “Tokido” Taniguchi
  • Jian “Uzi” Zi-Hao

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