Riyadh Masters Dota 2 2022: Teams, Schedule, Results, and More Details
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 Secret (invited)
Team Spirit (invited)
Tundra Esports (invited)
Nigma Galaxy (invited)
Team Liquid (Gamers Without Borders: Europe/CIS)
Royal Never Give Up (Gamers Without Borders: Asia)
Deboosters (Gamers Without Borders: Saudi Arabia)
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
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.
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.