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Gamers8 Riyadh Set Alight with $2Mln in Prizes at Fortnite Tournament

Gamers8 Riyadh Set Alight with $2Mln in Prizes at Fortnite Tournament

Thursday, 28 July, 2022 - 11:15
Crowds at the Gamer8 event in Riyadh. (Saleh al-Ghannam)

An elite Fortnite tournament, one of many organized within the framework of the Gamers8 Esports and Music Festival organized by the Saudi Esports Federation, will launch at Boulevard of Riyadh on Thursday.


The tournament will see some of the most prominent names in esports take part and compete for two million dollars in prizes. The event concludes on Sunday.


This Gamers8 Esports and Music Festival tournament will be followed by a Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six tournament, which will see some of the world’s best teams compete for 1.2 million dollars in prizes between August 4 and 7.


After that, a PUBG Mobile tournament will be held between August 11 and 13 and August 18 and 20.


The Gamers8 Esports and Music Festival kicked off on July 14 with a Rocket League tournament that went on until July 17 before the Riyadh Masters, which ran from July 20 to 24.


Gamers8 offers gamers a unique experience, as it will feature a range of events and concerts held every weekend for two months.


Established in 2017, the Saudi Esports Federation aims to support and strengthen the local gaming community.


It has organized an array of national and international tournaments over the past four years, drawing massive local and foreign investments


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