The ESBD – eSport-Bund Deutschland e.V. – is representing the national organised esport and his athletes in Germany. The ESBD was founded on 26. November 2017 in the former DFB-villa in Frankfurt (Main) by twenty teams and associations, the ESL, the game and individuals. The ESBD is as sport association the contact partner for politics and administration as well for sport and umbrella organisations for the sporting arrangement of esport and the concerns of the athletes in these sector. For its member bodies, from top-class sport and mass sport from the esport, the ESBD forms a platform on which challanges are being discussed in a dialogue procedure and superordinate topics can be processed.