D11 Gaming Hub, located within Dana Mall, introduces a pioneering esports facility, presenting a comprehensive range of gaming amenities. The hub is supported by the Labour Fund (Tamkeen) as part of its initiative for the creative industries sector, which aims to drive innovation and upskill talent within the sector. The facility aims to cater to the burgeoning esports community, offering access to cutting-edge gaming equipment and diverse spaces dedicated to coaching, learning, broadcasting, and competitive gaming.
D11 Gaming Hub is equipped with a specialized coaching room, a fully functional tournament stage, an interactive classroom for educational purposes, a sophisticated studio, and an advanced broadcasting room, catering to the diverse needs of esports enthusiasts and professionals.
Expressing enthusiasm for the growth opportunities represented by this initiative, Tamkeen Chief Growth Officer, Mr. Khalid AlBayat said, “Tamkeen is proud to support D11 Gaming Hub in its mission to bolster the esports ecosystem in Bahrain. This initiative provides a platform for the development of local talent and the diversification of Bahrain’s economy. With its state-of-the-art infrastructure and strategic focus, D11 Gaming Hub is poised to make a significant contribution to the development of the esports industry in Bahrain and beyond.”
CEO of D11 Gaming Hub Mohammed Zulaikh outlined his vision for the venture, commenting, “Our goal is to elevate the gaming experience in the Kingdom. We believe in the transformative power of esports, and we want to provide a space where enthusiasts can hone their skills, connect with like-minded individuals, and experience the thrill of competitive gaming in a state-of-the-art environment.”
Operations and Marketing Director of D11 Gaming Hub Haitham Al-Issa added, “Esports is not merely a pastime; it’s a global phenomenon. The world is witnessing the emergence of esports superstars and the rapid expansion of competitive gaming. Through our facility, we aspire to nurture local talent that can not only excel on the domestic stage but also compete on the global scale against world-renowned e-athletes. We are dedicated to making Bahrain a key player in the global esports arena.”