Gamers8 Riyadh Masters Dota 2: Schedule, Results, Where to Watch [Winner Announced] (2024)

The Gamers8 event for Dota 2 is on the horizon. The $4 million USD tournament commences on July 20 where the best Dota 2 teams in the world clash for victory in a LAN setting. We will be seeing explosive matchups such as Team Spirit and PSG.LGD's rematch since TI10 finals. We'll also be seeing ana stand-in for Team Liquid at the tournament, marking his return from retirement. With so many exciting moments coming up, fans are more than excited for the game day. UPDATE: PSG.LGD are the crowned champions of Gamers8 Riyadh Masters!

In this article, we'll list down the full schedule of the event as well as where you can watch it. We'll also live update the results here, so stay tuned!

DOTA 2NewsPSG.LGD are your Riyadh Masters champions!PSG.LGD claims the trophy at the Gamers8 Riyadh Masters after a convincing 2-0 victory against Team Spirit. The team brings home a hefty $1.5 million USD prize money.Sarah "KZ" Zulkiflee

Quick Preview

Ten Dota 2 teams from all over the world will compete live in the Esports & Elite Zone Boulevard, Riyadh. The prize money comprises $4 million for the competition as well as another $1 million that will be given to all organizations. Here is the prize pool distribution:

  • 1st: $1.5 million
  • 2nd: $750K
  • 3rd - 4th: $425K
  • 5th - 6th: $200K
  • 7th - 8th: $150K
  • 9th - 10th: $100K

The format is very compressed with the Group stage and Playoffs taking place in under 4 days. The Group Stage will see a single Round Robin format where teams battle each other in a BO2 series. The top team of each group advances to the Upper Bracket, meanwhile the 2nd - 3rd drop to the Lower Bracket. The bottom team will be eliminated. In the Playoffs, we'll see a BO3 single-elimination bracket. In contrast to most Dota 2 tournaments, the Grand Finals of Gamers8 Dota 2 will be a BO3.

Gamers8 Riyadh Masters Dota 2 Groups

Ten teams arrived at Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia with the hopes of getting a slice of the prize. The event hosts a hefty prize, with the first place team set to win $1.5 million. What makes it more exciting is the lineup of teams that upholds the event like it's a mini-TI!

Three teams; Team Liquid, RNG, and Deboosters qualified for the event through the Gamers Without Borders tournament. Meanwhile, the rest of the teams were invited. Here are the groups for Gamers8 Riyadh Masters Dota 2.

Group A

Group B

Nigma Galaxy

Team Spirit

OG

PSG.LGD

Royal Never Give Up (RNG)

Team Secret

Team Liquid - Eliminated

Tundra Esports - Eliminated

TSM - Eliminated

Deboosters - Eliminated

DOTA 2NewsResolut1on shines at Riyadh Masters following win against PSG.LGDResolut1on has not played competitive Dota in 10 months but his performance in Gamers8 Riyadh Masters says otherwise. Sarah "KZ" Zulkiflee

Gamers8 Riyadh Masters Dota 2 Full Schedule

Wednesday, July 20: Group Stage

Time [CEST]

Time [SGT]

Match

Score

14:00

20:00

TSM vs Liquid [Stream A]

2:0

14:00

20:00

RNG vs NGX [Stream B]

1:1

17:00

23:00

Tundra vs Secret [Stream A]

0:2

17:00

23:00

Spirit vs Deboosters [Stream B]

2:0

20:00

02:00 (+1 day)

OG vs RNG [Stream A]

1:1

20:00

02:00 (+1 day)

Liquid vs NGX [Stream B]

1:1

DOTA 2News“Puppey is Dota, he’s been here forever,” says Ceb during the Gamers8 Riyadh MastersDuring the ongoing Gamers8 Riyadh Masters, Ceb discusses Team Secret and Puppey. According to him, Puppey has been in the scene forever, calling him the embodiment of Dota itself.Sarah "KZ" Zulkiflee

Thursday, July 21: Group Stage

Time [CEST]

Time [SGT]

Match

Score

11:00

17:00

PSG.LGD vs Spirit [Stream A]

2:0

11:00

17:00

Secret vs Deboosters [Stream B]

2:0

14:00

20:00

OG vs Liquid [Stream A]

2:0

14:00

20:00

TSM vs NGX [Stream B]

0:2

17:00

23:00

PSG.LGD vs Secret [Stream A]

0:2

17:00

23:00

Tundra vs Deboosters [Stream B]

2:0

20:00

02:00 (+1 day)

OG vs NGX [Stream A]

1:1

20:00

02:00 (+1 day)

TSM vs RNG [Stream B]

0:2

DOTA 2NewsPSG LGD debuts their international LAN match of the year in a TI10 grand finals rematch against Team SpiritPSG LGD debuts their international LAN match in 2022 and takes revenge on Team Spirit for their TI10 grand finals lossDevin Soetjipto

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Friday, July 22: Group Stage

Time [CEST]

Time [SGT]

Match

Score

14:00

20:00

PSG.LGD vs Deboosters [Stream A]

2:0

14:00

20:00

Tundra vs Spirit [Stream B]

0:2

17:00

23:00

OG vs TSM [Stream A]

2:0

17:00

23:00

RNG vs Liquid [Stream B]

1:1

20:00

02:00 (+1 day)

PSG.LGD vs Tundra [Stream A]

2:0

20:00

02:00 (+1 day)

Spirit vs Secret [Stream B]

1:1

DOTA 2NewsRiyadh Masters Group Stage Recap: Liquid, TSM, and more eliminated, Top 6 finalizedThe Gamers8 Riyadh Masters Group Stage bids goodbye to Team Liquid, Tundra Esports, TSM, and Deboosters. The next phase begins with the top 6 fighting for the $1.5M prize.Sarah "KZ" Zulkiflee

Group Stage Standings

#

Group A

Score

Group B

Score

1.

OG

6-2

Secret

7-1

2.

RNG

5-3

PSG.LGD

6-2

3.

NGX

5-3

Spirit

5-3

4.

TSM

2-6

Tundra

2-6

5.

Liquid

2-6

Deboosters

0-8

Saturday, July 23: Playoffs

Time [CEST]

Time [SGT]

Match

Score

16:30

22:30

Quarter-Finals
PSG.LGD vs NGX

2:1

20:00

02:00 (+1 day)

Quarter-Finals
RNG vs Spirit

1:2

DOTA 2News“We have a big chance to win Riyadh Masters,” says Mira after eliminating RNGPos 4 for Team Spirit, Mira feels the TI magic coming back as they eliminate China’s top-seed, RNG from the Gamers8 Riyadh Masters.Sarah "KZ" Zulkiflee

Sunday, July 24: Final Day [🔴LIVE]

Time [CEST]

Time [SGT]

Match

Score

13:00

19:00

Semi Finals
OG vs PSG.LGD

1:2

16:30

22:30

Semi Finals
Secret vs Spirit

1:2

20:00

02:00 (+1 day)

Grand Finals
PSG.LGD vs Spirit

2:0

DOTA 2NewsPSG.LGD eliminates OG to advance to the Grand Finals of Riyadh MastersGamers8 Riyadh Masters opens the final day with an explosive el classico between OG and PSG.LGD. Sarah "KZ" Zulkiflee
DOTA 2NewsTeam Spirit repeats a familiar pattern from TI10, resumes win streak and eliminates Team SecretTeam Spirit eliminates Team Secret and will face PSG LGD once again in the Riyadh Master grand finals making this a rematch of a rematch.Devin Soetjipto

Playoffs Bracket

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Updated Playoffs Bracket for Gamers8 Dota 2

Where to Watch the Gamers8 Riyadh Masters Dota 2

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