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Esports World Cup 2024: FULL schedule, stream, TV channel and results for first-ever Saudi gaming competition

OVER 500 teams will be locked in a variety of intense gaming battles within the next eight weeks as the first-ever Esports World Cup is now UNDERWAY!

Funded by Saudi’s Public Investment Fund, the new cross-game format has been put in place to decide who the best gaming club in the world is.

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Organisers have also confirmed that this will be an annual tournament held in the country’s capital, Riyadh.

Some of the world’s biggest gaming groups such as FaZe Clan and T1 are taking part in this unprecedented competition

And SunSport can provide fans with details of the event including the duration and how it all works.

When is the Esports World Cup 2024?

The opening ceremony of the Esports World Cup 2024 took place on Tuesday, July 2 and it had fireworks, dancers, LED drones along with the unveiling of the mesmerising trophy.

But the tournament officially got underway on Wednesday, July 3.

Esports World Cup 2024 will run over eight weeks meaning that it is scheduled to conclude on Sunday, August 25.

And the chosen city for the competition is the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh.

How can I watch Esports World Cup 2024?

Fans can watch the entire action live through DAZN whether they are in the UK or US.

How does the Esports World Cup 2024 work?

There will be 22 events across 21 different games including Call of Duty, League of Legends and EA FC 2024 just to name a few.

An estimated 1,500 gamers among 30 teams are set to battle it out for points in these competitions but there will also be group events too.

Esports will crown the overall winner and distribute £15.75 million ($20m) to the top 16 clubs that have gained the most overall points by the end of the eight-week span.

For example, FaZe CLan will accumulate points from each of its participating teams at the World Cup, across different games, and be the winner if they score the most by August 25th.

Here is the breakdown of the points distribution per event:

  • First: 1000 points
  • Second: 600 points
  • Third: 350 points
  • Fourth: 200 points
  • Fifth: 110 points
  • Sixth: 70 points
  • Seventh: 40 points
  • Eigth: 20 points

What games will be played at the Esports World Cup 2024?

SunSport has provided a table for what game is played on which date.

DATES GAMES
July 3-6 Call of Duty: Warzone
July 3-7, 10-14 Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (Men’s)
July 4-7, 10-14, 16-21 Dota 2
July 4-7 League of Legends
July 10-14 Garena Free Fire
July 17-21 Counter-Strike 2
July 19-21, 23-24, 26-28 PUBG Mobile
July 24-28 Overwatch 2
July 25-28 Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (Women’s)
July 29-Aug. 4 Honor of Kings
July 31-Aug. 4 Apex Legends
July 31-Aug. 4 Rainbow Six Siege
Aug. 8-11 Fortnite
Aug. 8-11 Street Fighter 6
Aug. 8-11 Teamfight Tactics
Aug. 14-18 StarCraft II
Aug. 15-18 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III
Aug. 15-18 EA Sports FC 24
Aug. 21-25 PUBG: Battlegrounds
Aug. 22-25 Rennsport
Aug. 22-25 Rocket League
Aug. 22-25 Tekken 8

What teams are playing at the Esports World Cup 2024?

The 30 teams represent the five different major competitive regions – Europe, North America, Asia, South America and the Middle East.

Europe

  • Fnatic
  • G2 Esports
  • Guild Esports
  • Karmine Corp
  • Movistar KO
  • OG
  • Natus Vincere
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • Team Liquid
  • Team Secret
  • Team Vitality
  • Tundra Esports
  • Virtus.pro

North America

  • 100 Thieves
  • Cloud 9
  • FaZe Clan
  • Gaimin Gladiators
  • NRG Esports
  • Spacestation Gaming
  • TSM

Asia

  • Blacklist International
  • LGD Gaming
  • Gen.G Esports
  • T1
  • Talon Esports
  • Weibo Gaming

South America

  • Furia Esports
  • LOUD

Middle East

  • Team Falcons
  • Twisted Minds

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