At Esports World Cup, we are excited to introduce an innovative dual ranking system with a cross-game element.

First, dedicated competitions will be hosted for each represented game. Our tournament structure mirrors the established conventions of the esports world, encompassing qualification, group stages, playoffs, and grand finals. However, we are committed to preserving the unique essence of each game by tailoring our format and rules to align with community expectations.

Second, the results of each game will form the cross-game ranking. Esports clubs will receive points for their athletes’ performance in respective games to claim the official title of the best esports club in the world.

Stay tuned for more information about the games featured at Esports World Cup 2024, including competition details, in the following several months.

The event is organized by Esports World Cup Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to hosting and nurturing Esports World Cup for years to come. Ralf Reichert, ESL Founder, will lead Esports World Cup Foundation as its CEO.

Introducing our esports clubs cross-game ranking system to bring new excitement to all – game publishers, players, and fans. As each athlete competes in a game, their respective clubs will accumulate points based on their performance. The culmination of this cross-game ranking will occur after the last competition at Esports World Cup, determining the standing of each club. The top-performing esports club will be honored with the prestigious trophy and can legitimately say that they are the best esports club in the world. Additionally, clubs who finish at the top of the rankings will receive dedicated prize money. Be sure to stay tuned for more information on our ranking system, set to be revealed in the following several months.

Esports World Cup aspires to encompass the most prominent esports games today, as well as up-and-coming games. While we have already secured many game titles, we are committed to unveiling the full game lineup to demonstrate our equitable treatment of all game publishers and to communicate the event's true scale to the entire community. Stay tuned for the comprehensive game lineup announcement in the following months.

Esports World Cup welcomes professional esports athletes and clubs. The qualification process is optimized to fit each game and its respective community. It will vary with a combination of direct invitations and qualification events. Given the unique legacy and approach for qualifications in each game, we invite you to stay tuned for further details once the game lineup is fully defined.

The next chapter in esports deserves the evolution of the prizes. Esports World Cup will leverage a unique prize structure that recognizes everyone’s contribution to the event and esports in general.

The final prize levels will be influenced by the game lineup and cross-game ranking system for Esports World Cup 2024. Expect more announcements once these elements are fully defined.

Esports World Cup will take place in Riyadh, starting in summer 2024.

Esports World Cup will be a recurring annual event, backed by a steadfast commitment to host it for years to come, while growing its game lineup to accommodate every fan in the world. While the exact dates for each event are pending confirmation, you can expect Esports World Cup to occur during the months of July and August.

The event’s primary location is Riyadh in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This move will enable Esports World Cup to harness revolutionary technologies and infrastructure that the Kingdom is investing in, to take the spectacle to new heights, while transforming Riyadh into a gaming capital and an exciting tourism destination.

Esports World Cup is designed for everyone, from the gaming community to the general population.

Professional esports athletes will enjoy participation in elite competitions with the best conditions.

Avid gamers will be able to explore a range of gaming activities, including grassroots competitions and gaming cafes.

A broad spectrum of general entertainment options will captivate every single fan, ranging from music concerts and performances for adults and families, to interactive gaming and educational activities for kids.

In addition, multiple activations in Riyadh will create a fully immersive experience across the city.

Stay tuned for more detailed information about these exciting activities as we draw closer to Esports World Cup 2024.

Esports World Cup is primarily an offline event held in Riyadh. We will ensure that you will enjoy an unforgettable trip, through many family and adventure activities across the Kingdom, which will be available to you in addition to Esports World Cup activities.

Stay tuned for more announcements as we draw closer to Esports World Cup 2024.

We will be streaming the Esports World Cup tournament and cross-game rivalries on various top digital platforms across the globe, including Twitch, YouTube, and Huya, among others.

We will ensure equal opportunities for all fans across the world to watch the event closely by supporting more than 20 languages, including English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Russian, and others.

Stay tuned for more detailed information as we draw closer to Esports World Cup 2024.

Esports World Cup is the evolution of GAMERS8.

GAMERS8 has shown the maturity of the gaming and esports industry in the Kingdom in Saudi Arabia, demonstrated the Kingdom’s capabilities to organize events on a global scale, and spearheaded industry innovation.

All GAMERS8 channels, including the website and social media accounts, will transition to the Esports World Cup by December 2023.



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