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Nadeshot announced as Shaker of the Year by Esports BAR

The CEO of 100 Thieves will be the first member of the esports community to be honoured next year after his nomination by The Game Shakers Awards 2020 jury.

Organised by Esports BAR in association with Rafe Productions, The Game Shakers Awards are an integral part of Esports BAR Cannes.

Taking place on 11-13th February 2020, the awards are the one and only truly international event to reward outstanding professionals within five categories - Shaker of The Year, Media Shaker, Brand Shaker, Sport Shaker and Community Shaker, for bringing esports to mainstream audiences

Matthew "Nadeshot" Haag, former Call of Duty professional player turned CEO of his own organisation 100 Thieves, has been announced as Shaker of the Year and will be accepting the award during the ceremony next year.

The Game Shakers Awards are organised in partnership with VentureBeat / GamesBeat, Twitch, ES1, Millenium, GINX Esports TV, Gamesindustry.biz and Jovem Pan Radio.

Members of the jury for the Awards' nominees include various notable figures from the esports industry including Twitch's Head of Esports Justin Dellario, CEO of ESL Ralf Reichert and the CEO and founder of G2 Esports Carlos "ocelote" Rodriguez.

The ceremony next February will be streamed live as the Media Shaker, Brand Shaker, Sport Shaker and Community Shaker winners are revealed at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France.