The Gamers8 2023 CSGO tournament will bring together some of the biggest names in the scene
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is all set to host the Gamers8 CSGO Championship from August 14 to 20, featuring sixteen top-tier CSGO teams including Heroic, G2, Natus Vincere, and Vitality, all competing for a staggering $1 million prize. This is the first significant Counter-Strike event in the MENA region. As a trailblazer, this event sets the stage for future CSGO competitions in the region. Read on to know about the teams, viewing options, and more about Gamers8 2023.
CS:GO joins the official game lineup at #Gamers8 2023!
12 elite teams will compete for $1,000,000 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on August 14-20!
Be there or be square. pic.twitter.com/9biCdI9WSe
— Gamers8 Esports (@Gamers8GG) March 17, 2023
Gamers8 2023 Stream: How to Watch
The official Gamers8 Twitch channel will broadcast the CSGO Gamers8 2023 tournament live, giving fans across the globe the chance to tune in and enjoy the action.
Gamers8 2023: List of Teams
MIBR and Fnatic have staked their claims as contenders among the 16 international teams through the Gamers Without Borders North American and European regional competitions hosted by the Saudi Esports Federation.
Joining the regional champions on the stage will be Team Falcons, Apeks, Heroic, Cloud9, FaZe Clan, G2 Esports, Gamer Legion, ENCE, FURIA Esports, Team Liquid, Natus Vincere, Team Vitality, and Virtus.pro.
Gamers8 2023: Full Lineup
- Natus Vincere
- Team Liquid
- Team Vitality
- FURIA Esports
- FaZe Clan
- G2 Esports
- Team Falcons
- Cloud 9
Gamers8 2023 Prize Pool
The prize pool for the Gamers8 2023 event is set at a substantial $1,000,000, and the champions will walk away with an esteemed first-place prize of $400,000.
The #Gamers8 x CS:GO stage is set!
— Gamers8 Esports (@Gamers8GG) August 13, 2023
- 1st Place: $400,000 (Team Vitality)
- 2nd Place: $180,000 (ENCE)
- 3rd-4th Place: $80,000 (Heroic, G2)
- 5th-8th Place: $35,000 (GamerLegion, Cloud9, Virtus.pro, Natus Vincere)
- 9th-16th Place: $15,000 (Team Falcons, Apeks, Fnatic, Team Liquid, FaZe Clan, 9INE, Furia, MIBR)
Gamers8 2023 Format
The Gamers8 CSGO tournament follows a straightforward format. Teams are organized in a single-elimination bracket, and the competition will continue until August 20, when we will see the champions claim the crown. Every match will take place as a best-of-three affair.
Gamers8 2023 Schedule
IT IS ALMOST TIME FOR #Gamers8 CS:GO!
Join us in #TheLandOfHeroes, starting on August 16th 🙌
Which teams will make it to the Grand Finals? Check out the full schedule ahead of the start ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/BALV9pd8iX
— Gamers8 Esports (@Gamers8GG) August 14, 2023
Apeks vs GamerLegion and Cloud9 vs Fnatic will be the curtain-raisers of the five-day event. The grand final will take place at the Boulevard Riyadh City. Here is the complete Gamers8 2023 schedule:
Wednesday, August 16
- Apeks 0 vs 2 GamerLegion – 4:00 am PT/ 7 am ET/ 1:00 pm CEST
- Cloud9 2 vs 0 Fnatic -4:00 am PT/ 7 am ET/ 1:00 pm CEST
- Heroic 2 vs 0 Team Falcons – 7:30 am PT / 10:30 am ET/ 4:30 pm CEST
- MIBR 0 vs 2 Team Vitality- 7:30 am PT / 10:30 ET/ 4:30 pm CEST
- Team Liquid 0 vs 2 ENCE – 11:00 am PT / 2 am ET/ 8:00 pm CEST
- Natus Vincere 1 vs 2 FURIA -11:00 am PT / 2 am ET/ 8:00 pm CEST
Thursday, August 17
- 9INE 1 vs 2 G2 – 4:00 am PT/ 7:00 am ET/ 1:00 pm CEST
- FaZe Clan 1 vs 2 Virtus.pro -7:30 am PT / 10:30 am ET/ 4:30 pm CEST
- Natus Vincere 0 vs 2 Team Vitality – Quarterfinal 1 – 11:00 am PT / 2 am ET/ 8:00 pm CEST
Friday, August 18
- Heroic 2 vs 1 GamerLegion – Quarterfinal 2 – 4:00 am PT/ 7:00 am ET/ 1:00 pm CEST
- Cloud9 0 vs 2 ENCE – Quarterfinal 3 – 7:30 am PT / 10:30 am ET/ 4:30 pm CEST
- Virtus.pro 1 vs 2 G2 – Quarterfinal 4 – 11:00 am PT / 2 am ET/ 8:00 pm CEST
Saturday, August 19
- Heroic 0 vs 2 ENCE- Semifinal 1 – 7:30 am PT / 10:30 am ET/ 4:30 pm CEST
- G2 1 vs 2 Team Vitality – Semifinal 2 – 11:00 am PDT / 2:00 am ET/ 8:00 pm CEST
Sunday, August 20
- ENCE 1 vs 2 Team Vitality – Grand Final – 10:00 am PT / 1 pm ET/ 7:00 pm CEST
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