Member, Global Esports Federation; Member, International Olympic Committee’s ‘Esports and Gaming Liaison Group’; VP, Education, Culture and Wellness Commission; Trade Advisor Group member, DIT for the Creative Industries
Chester King has a 28-year career in healthcare, sport and since 2015, esports. In 2016 Chester founded the British Esports Association, with authority from the UK Government, as the national body (not-for-profit) for esports in the UK.
British Esports has co-created with Pearson esports qualifications for schools and colleges (approved by the UK Gov’s Department of Education). In 2019 Chester created the London Royal Ravens, the UK’s Call of Duty League franchise, with ReKTGlobal (owners of ROGUE) and is a co-owner. Chester was appointed a member (volunteer) of the International Olympic Committee’s ‘Esports and Gaming Liaison Group’ in April 2019.
In June 2020 he acquired 50% of Resolve Esports. A UK based esports org. Resolve then went on to win the UKEL, UKLC and now competes in the NLC. Resolve acquired UK esports org Barrage in May 2021. And announced a new Rocket League team with a F1 Team in June 2021.