All you need to know about the Riyadh Masters 2022

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Riyadh Masters Dota 2 2022: Teams, Schedule, Results, and More Details

Rakshak Kathuria
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Highlights
The Riyadh Masters 2022 takes place from 20th to 24th July and features a total of ten teams, seven of which are invited and three of which have qualified through the Gamers Without Borders 2022 tournament.
Top teams such as PSG.LGD, Team Spirit, OG, and more will be competing for the lion's share of the whopping $4,000,000 USD total prize pool.
Here's a look at the teams competing, the schedule, the format, the results, and more about the Riyadh Masters 2022.

The Riyadh Masters 2022 is just around the corner, and it's all set to bring back top-tier interregional Dota 2 LAN action in front of a live audience. The tournament will last five days at the Boulevard Riyadh City, beginning on 20th July and culminating with the grand final on 24th July. A total of ten teams, seven invited and three from the Gamers Without Borders 2022 tournament, will compete for the lion's share of the $4,000,000 USD prize pool. Here's a look at the teams competing, the schedule, the format, the results, and more about the Riyadh Masters 2022, the biggest Dota 2 tournament outside of The International (TI) in terms of prize money,

A guide to the Riyadh Masters 2022

Team list

  1. PSG.LGD (invited)

  2. Team Secret (invited)

  3. Team Spirit (invited)

  4. OG (invited)

  5. Tundra Esports (invited)

  6. Nigma Galaxy (invited)

  7. TSM (invited)

  8. Team Liquid (Gamers Without Borders: Europe/CIS)

  9. Royal Never Give Up (Gamers Without Borders: Asia)

  10. Deboosters (Gamers Without Borders: Saudi Arabia)

Format

Group stage (20th - 22nd July)

  • Single round robin group stage

  • Two groups of five teams each

  • All series are Bo2

  • The top team moves to the semifinals of the playoffs.

  • The second and third place teams move to the quarterfinals of the playoffs.

  • The fourth and fifth place teams are eliminated.

Playoffs (23rd - 24th July)

  • Single elimination playoffs bracket

  • All series are Bo3, including the grand final

Standings

Group A

Group B

Schedule and results

During the group stage, a total of 20 Bo2 series will be played over the course of three days. This will be followed by five Bo3 playoff series over the course of two days.

20th July

21st July

22nd July

Playoffs

Riyadh Masters 2022 Brackets

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23rd July

24th July

Prize pool distribution

The distribution of the $4 Million prize pool among the 10 teams is shown below.

  • 1st - $1,500,000

  • 2nd - $750,000

  • 3rd-4th - $425,000

  • 5th-6th - $200,000

  • 7th-8th - $150,000

  • 9th-10th - 100,000

Where to watch

The official English broadcast of the Riyadh Masters 2022 will be on Gamers8’s Twitch channels:

The games are also being broadcast on Youtube:

The Riyadh Masters 2022, hosted by Gamers8, will include not just a large prize pool, but also top-tier Dota 2 action and the chance for amazing storylines with the world's greatest teams and a live crowd. The tournament will also allow the teams to acquire the necessary match practice and get in shape for the following significant DPC events, like the PGL Arlington Major and TI's regional qualifiers.

In addition to Dota 2, Gamers8 is also hosting tournaments for other esports titles such as Rocket League, Fortnite, Rainbow Six Siege, and PUBG Mobile. The events began on 14th July and will run till 20th August, boasting a total prize pool of $15 Million across the titles.


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Rakshak is an undergrad, an inquisitive person who likes to acquire information and knowledge of varied sectors in esports. However, his current focus is specifically on Dota 2.


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