The Afrika ESports Series (AES) is an annual pan-African eSports tournament where teams and professionals from across the continent come together to compete in knockout and championship events. There will also be open qualifiers. This is an initiative organised by Enter Africa and WESCO. It aims to foster cross-community links, encourage youth engagement, establish a fully self-sustaining job creation platform and provide a productive and enjoyable pastime for youth and society. The first round will involve 16+2 teams representing 16+2 countries.