Tournament Riyadh Masters 2023

Riyadh Masters 2023
Riyadh Masters 2023
Series:
ESL Pro Tour
Organizer:
Saudi Esports Federation
Prize fund:
$15 000 000
Location:
Saudi Arabia
Start date:
19.07.2023
Matches:
Not available
Type:
Offline (LAN)
End date:
30.07.2023
Teams:
20
Winners
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Gaimin Gladiators
DreamLeague S19
Gaimin Gladiators
Europe
BetBoom Team
DreamLeague S20
BetBoom Team
Russia
PSG.LGD
DL Avg Place
PSG.LGD
China
Evil Geniuses
DL Avg Place
Evil Geniuses
United States
Tundra Esports
DL Avg Place
Tundra Esports
United Kingdom
Shopify Rebellion
DL Avg Place
Shopify Rebellion
Canada
Team Spirit
DL Avg Place
Team Spirit
Russia
Talon Esports
DL Avg Place
Talon Esports
Hong Kong
Team Liquid
EPT Ranking
Team Liquid
Europe
9 Pandas
EPT Ranking
9 Pandas
Serbia
TSM
EPT Ranking
TSM
United States
Beastcoast
EPT Ranking
Beastcoast
Peru
Team Aster
EPT Ranking
Team Aster
China
Execration
EPT Ranking
Execration
Philippines
OG
EPT Ranking
OG
Europe
Virtus.pro
EPT Ranking
Virtus.pro
Armenia
Entity Gaming
EPT Ranking
Entity Gaming
India
Xtreme Gaming
EPT Ranking
Xtreme Gaming
China
Team Secret
EPT Ranking
Team Secret
Europe
Quest Esports
MENA Qual
Quest Esports
Saudi Arabia
About the tournament

The Riyadh Masters 2023 tournament will be held in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, as part of the Gamers8 festival. The Saudi Esports Federation is organizing this event. Sixteen teams will take part. Eight of them will be selected based on the results in the qualification games Play-in, and the remaining participants will be determined based on the average result of their performances in two seasons of DreamLeague. The total prize pool for the tournament is $15,000,000.

Participants:

  • eight teams are seeded in the group stage;
  • one team from DreamLeague Season 19;
  • two teams from DreamLeague Season 20;
  • one team if the DreamLeague Season 19 champion is one of the two teams;
  • the top five teams by average ranking from DreamLeague Season 19 and 20;
  • top six if the DreamLeague Season 19 champion takes the top two spots in DreamLeague Season 20;
  • twelve teams qualify for Play-in;
  • eleven teams based on the EPT ranking system;
  • each of the six regions will have at least one team in each region;
  • slots are allocated to regions based on regional Elo rating;
  • one team from a MENA qualifier;

Tiebreaker rules:

  • if the tie-matches are for 2 teams, the format of the games is BO3 (best of three - up to two wins);
  • if the tie-matches are for 3 teams, the format is BO1 (best of one - up to one win);
  • if the tie-matches could not find a winner in one round - they will continue (for 3 teams;
  • as for the 4 teams, the results of the first round tie will be taken into account together with the results in the group stage. The main parameters are the Neustadtl coefficient and head-to-head matches;
  • in case of equality in all parameters, 1v1 tie-matches between the teams' middle players will be held;

Play-In - 19.07.2023 - 20.07.2023:

  • two groups of six teams each;
  • single round-robin;
  • all matches are Bo2;
  • top two teams from each group advance to the group stage;
  • the 3rd through 6th place teams from each group advance to the group stage;
  • 3rd vs. 6th, 4th vs. 5th, matches are played from opposite groups;
  • winners advance to the group stage;
  • losers are eliminated;

Group Stage - 21.07.2023 - 24.07.2023:

  • two groups of eight teams each;
  • single round-robin;
  • all matches are Bo2;
  • top four teams from each group advance to the Upper Bracket of the playoffs;
  • the 5th and 6th place teams from each group advance to the Lower Bracket playoffs;
  • the remaining teams are eliminated;

Playoffs - 25.07.2023 - 30.07.2023:

  • system Double Elimination (Upper and Lower Bracket);
  • all matches except the Grand Final are Bo3;
  • grand-final: Bo5;
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