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SEF Unveils Riyadh 2023 Global Esports Games With Full Competition Details

SEF Unveils Riyadh 2023 Global Esports Games With Full Competition Details

In anticipation of the Riyadh 2023 Global Esports Games (#GEG23) happening from December 12-16, the Saudi Esports Federation (SEF) has revealed exciting details about the tournament format. The event, hosted by SEF and presented by the Global Esports Federation (GEF), promises five days of intense gaming action across renowned titles, featuring over 250 top players from 50+ nations.


CEO of the Saudi Esports Federation, Turki Al-Fawzan, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “The Riyadh 2023 Global Esports Games are set to be monumental. With exciting tournaments and world-class talent, this event is set to captivate audiences. It showcases as to why esports is becoming the fastest-growing and most entertaining sport globally.”

#GEG23, a convergence of esports, technology, entertainment, and culture, aims to deliver an extraordinary event from Saudi eLeagues, Riyadh. Following a qualifying phase, the finals will inlcude top-tier competition, commencing with Dota 2 and Street Fighter 6 on December 12.

Dota 2, known for its strategic gameplay, will witness eight nations competing in a single-elimination format, leading up to the final on December 16. Simultaneously, Street Fighter 6 will kick off with 33 countries engaging in thrilling battles.

eFootball:tm: 2024 joins the lineup on December 13, featuring 31 countries vying for victory in a three-day tournament, culminating in a dramatic final on December 16. Additionally, the Dota 2 Women’s tournament and the debut of PUBG MOBILE are set to electrify the #GEG23 stage from December 14.

The pinnacle of thought leadership in esports, GEFcon, is scheduled for December 12, assembling experts and innovators from esports, sports, technology, and academia to shape the future of the industry.

“GEFcon, along with the Global Esports Games, marks an exceptional moment for our industry. It’s an opportunity for leaders to set new milestones and propel esports into an unprecedented era,” Al-Fawzan concluded.

For more details about Riyadh 2023 Global Esports Games, visit riyadh2023geg.gg.


 


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