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Total prize money of over 9.6 billion yen! The largest e-sports tournament in history, "Esports World Cup," begins in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

賞金総額96億円以上!史上最大規模のeスポーツ大会「Esports World Cup」サウジアラビア・リヤドで開幕
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The "Esports World Cup," the largest e-sports tournament in history, kicked off in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Wednesday, July 3, 2024 (local time). More than 1,500 top players from countries and regions around the world will gather to compete for the world's number one title and prize money.

サウジアラビアが世界初の「ゲーミング&eスポーツ地区」を立ち上げ、東京ドーム10個分以上の敷地に7万人超を収容可能

"Esports World Cup" kicks off.

Esports World Cup"Esports World Cup"公式サイト

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, is also known for its gaming and e-sports district and "Dragon Ball" theme park. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which has declared itself to be oil-independent, is focusing on the development of tourism resources using so-called "oil money".

The "Esports World Cup," which was supported by the fact that Crown Prince Muhammad is a video game enthusiast, is truly out of the ordinary. More than 1,500 top players from countries and regions around the world will gather to compete for a total of more than $60 million (approximately 9.6 billion yen) in prize money over an eight-week period.

The schedule and prize money for each tournament are as follows

Game Title Schedule (local time) Prize Money
Mobile - Legends: Bang Bang Wednesday, July 3, 2024 - Sunday, July 14, 2024 $3 million
Call of Duty: Warzone Sunday, July 3 - Saturday, July 6, 2024 1 million U.S. dollars
Dota 2 Thursday, July 4 - Sunday, July 21, 2024 5 million dollars
League of Legends Thursday, July 4 - Sunday, July 7, 2024 1,000,000
Garena Free Fire Wednesday, July 10 - Sunday, July 14, 2024 1,000,000
Counter-Strike 2 Wednesday, July 17 - Sunday, July 21, 2024 1,000,000
PUBG MOBILE Friday, July 19 - Sunday, July 28, 2024 3 Million Dollars
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Wednesday, July 24 - Saturday, July 27, 2024 500,000 USD
Overwatch 2 Wednesday, July 24 - Sunday, July 28, 2024 1,000,000 USD
Rainbow Six Siege Wednesday, July 31 - Sunday, August 4, 2024 2 Million Dollars
Honor of Kings Thursday, August 1 - Sunday, August 4, 2024 3 million dollars
Apex Legends Thursday, August 1 - Sunday, August 4, 2024 2 million dollars
Fortnite Thursday, August 8 - Sunday, August 11, 2024 1 million dollars
Team Fight Tactics Thursday, August 8 - Sunday, August 11, 2024 500,000 USD
Street Fighter 6 Thursday, August 8 - Sunday, August 11, 2024 1 million dollars
Starcraft 2 Wednesday, August 14 - Sunday, August 18, 2024 1 million U.S. dollars
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III Thursday, August 15 - Sunday, August 18, 2024 1.8 million dollars
EA SPORTS FC 24 Thursday, August 15 - Sunday, August 18, 2024 1,000,000
PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS Wednesday, August 21 - Sunday, August 25, 2024 2 million dollars
Rocket League Thursday, August 22 - Sunday, August 25, 2024 500,000 USD
RENNSPORT Thursday, August 22 - Sunday, August 25, 2024 500,000 USD
Tekken 8 Thursday, August 22 - Sunday, August 25, 2024 1 million dollars

In addition to a champion for each title and tournament, a total of $20 million is also available for the eSports teams whose players excel in each of the tournaments in the tournament. It is common for prestigious e-sports teams to have many gaming divisions, but this is the best event to see the overall strength of the entire organization!

For more information on the teams competing in each tournament, please visit the official Esports World Cup website. For more information on the tournament, please visit the official Esports World Cup website, or check out the YouTube channel " Esports World Cup " for live streaming and archives of the tournament.

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