Esports World Cup

The Esports World Cup in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, is set to be one of the biggest events on the esports calendar in 2024. The Esports World Cup, which boasts over $60,000,000 in prize money, has a number of esports games packed into the schedule. Esports World Cup betting is available at the top esports bookies, although some events are covered better than others. The top Esports World Cup betting sites feature outright winner odds well in advance of the July 3 start date, while when the events draw closer, there will be various match-day odds available. Esports World Cup betting sites are accessible via both mobile and desktop, including via betting apps, while these same bookies have some outstanding Esports World Cup promotions and free bet offers, depending on your location. Below in our betting guide you will find Esports World Cup details, tournaments and esports titles (including prize money and dates), how to bet on Esports World Cup matches, top Esports World Cup betting sites and apps to bet with and how to watch every match in Riyadh.


Esports World Cup 2024 Tournaments

The 2024 Esports World Cup will feature different esports titles, with a combined total of US$60 million in prize money up for grabs from the tournaments listed below.

Fortnite - US$1,000,000

Fortnite US$1,000,000

The Fortnite event at the Esports World Cup will be held from August 8–11, with 16 of the best Fortnite squads taking their place in the event. The top six teams from DreamHack Dallas automatically qualified for the tournament, and the remaining 10 teams will have to qualify through the regional qualifiers in the lead-up.

Fortnite EWC 2024

Rainbow Six Siege - US$2,000,000

Rainbow Six Siege US$2,000,000

Rainbow Six Siege has been part of Gamers8 since the inaugural edition of the Saudi-run festival, and it will return under the Esports World Cup banner in 2024. The 16 teams will have to qualify through the regional closed qualifiers in Brazil, North America, Europe, LATAM, Asia, South Korea, Japan, Oceania and MENA to compete in the event.

Rainbow Six Siege EWC 2024

Dota 2 Riyadh Masters - US$5,000,000

Dota 2 Riyadh Masters US$5,000,000

The Dota 2 Riyadh Masters will feature in the Esports World Cup with a massive US$5 million prize pool, with the event taking place from July 4–21. The top eight teams on the EPT Leaderboard received direct invites to the group stage, while the other 12 teams had to earn their way into the event through regional qualifiers.

Dota 2 EWC 2024

FIFA - US$1,000,000

EA Sports FC 24 US$1,000,000

Following the change over from FIFA to EA Sports FC 24, the Esports World Cup has kept much-loved soccer game in its pool of tournaments. Although there were two different tournaments that ran during the Gamers8 festival, there will only be one at the Esports World Cup, with 16 players taking their place in the four-day long event.

StarCraft 2 – US$1,000,000

StarCraft 2 US$1,000,000

Another legendary esports title that made its debut at the 2023 Gamers8 festival was StarCraft 2, and it will return at the Esports World Cup after a successful maiden event last year. In total, 18 players will compete in the 1v1 US$1,000,000 Starcraft Esports World Cup tournament, which will take place from August 14–18.

Starcraft EWC 2024

PUBG US$2,000,000

PUBG US$2,000,000

PUBG will return to Riyadh at the Esports World Cup, with the top 24 PUBG teams from all over the world competing in the five-day tournament from August 21–25. The teams will battle it out for a share in the US$2 million prize pool, but more importantly, the PUBG Global Series Points to try and qualify for the 2024 PUBG Global Championship later in the year.

PUBG EWC 2024

PUBG Mobile – US$3,000,000

PUBG Mobile US$3,000,000

The PUBG Mobile World Cup will remain one of the biggest mobile tournaments of it’s time, offering $3 million in prize money at the 2024 Esports World Cup. The top 28 PUBG mobile teams from all over the world will make their way to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to compete in the 10-day event from July 19–28.

PUBG Mobile EWC 2024

Counter-Strike 2 – US$1,000,000

CS2 US$1,000,000

Counter-Strike 2 was one of the new additions to the Gamers8 festival in 2023, and it will return to the Esports World Cup in 2024, with a 15-team and five-day tournament kicking off on July 17. Top CS2 teams from all over the world will take their place in Riyadh, and they will be battling it out for their own share in the $1 million prize pool.

Counter-Strike 2 EWC 2024

Rocket League – US$250,000

Rocket League US$250,000

Rocket League has featured at every Gamers8 festival since the inaugural year in 2022, and the game will return under the Esports World Cup banner in 2024. The four-day-long event is scheduled to run from August 22–25.

Rocket League EWC 2024

League of Legends – US$1,000,000

League of Legends US$1,000,000

League of Legends has yet to feature at a Gamers8 festival, but they have been included in the inaugural Esports World Cup, with an eight-team tournament set to take place from July 4–7, with a US$1 million prize pool up for grabs. Read our EWC League of Legends betting guide.

League of Legends EWC 2024

Apex Legends – US$2,000,000

Apex Legends US$2,000,000

Apex Legends will make its debut in Saudi Arabia and take its place in the Esports World Cup. The top 40 Apex Legends teams will compete in the five-day event with a massive US$2 million prize pool up for grabs, with the winner taking home a cool US$600,000 and 1,000 Club Points for their organisation.

Apex Legends EWC 2024

Overwatch 2 – US$1,000,000

Overwatch 2 US$1,000,000

Overwatch 2 will make its debut in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as the Blizzard Entertainment title was not invited to take place in the Gamers8 festival in the previous two years. However, since the introduction of Overwatch 2 and the Overwatch Champions Series, the Esports World Cup has added it to the schedule for the inaugural year. Sixteen of the world’s best Overwatch 2 teams will take their place in the US$1 million tournament.

Overwatch 2 EWC 2024

Call of Duty – US$1,800,000

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III US$1,800,000

Call of Duty will make its debut in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in the inaugural edition of the Esports World Cup, with 16 of the best Call of Duty teams set to take their place in the four-day tournament. With the tournament carrying a massive prize pool of $1.8 million, it is expected that the competition will be at the highest level and the arena will be packed with spectators throughout the event.

EWC Call of Duty 2024


Club Championship prize pool

The US$60 million prize pool for the Esports World Cup includes a new Club Championship, which will have its own US$20 million pool where esports organisations will earn points based on where they finish in each tournament.

The US$20 million Club Championship prize pool will be distributed as the table shows below.

Place Prizemoney ($USD)
1st $7,000,000
2nd $4,000,000
3rd $2,000,000
4th $1,500,000
5th $1,250,000
6th $1,000,000
7th $800,000
8th $600,000
9th $450,000
10th $350,000
11th $250,000
12th $200,000
13th $150,000
14th $150,000
15th $150,000
16th $150,000

Top organisations competing at the Esports World Cup

Of the many organisations that will compete across the range of the tournaments, there will be 30 of the world’s top esports clubs that will be present in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and are expected to feature prominently in the Club Championship standings.

Europe

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

North America

  • 100 Thieves
  • Cloud9
  • 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

How to bet on Esports World Cup events

Bookmark esportbet.com to keep track of the latest international Esports World Cup events, as well as the best esports betting sites to place your bets. We have extensive reviews on each bookie site so you can find the one that best suits your personal preferences and accepts users from your country. We highly recommend reading our how to bet on esports guide before signing up anywhere.

The top esports betting sites will have extensive markets on Esports World Cup events in the lead-up to tournaments. This includes things like the outright winner of tournaments, Most Valuable Player markets and match-by-match betting odds. Basically what betting markets are available on Esports World Cup esports events will largely be determined by the betting sites you are looking at. It is also true that more Esports World Cup betting odds will be available as the tournament begins, with this including moneyline bets, handicap bets, maps betting and much more.


Top Esports World Cup betting sites

There are numerous betting sites that offer wagers on various esports games. The Esports World Cup festival is jam-packed with esports events, therefore, there will be plenty of betting action, so it’s no surprise that it receives a lot of attention.

The Esports World Cup betting sites are listed in no particular order, but they come with different esport bonus offers and promotions.

To read the ESB reviews and check out our top esports betting sites, go over to our bookies review page and work out which betting site will give you what you want and be the best for you.


Best Esports World Cup betting apps

Most Esports World Cup esports betting sites will also have betting apps that are readily available to be downloaded on both Android and iOS mobile devices, which operate in a very similar way to their site.

Check out our top esports betting apps page to get all the information and work out which app suits you and your mobile device best.

United States Top esports betting apps

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How to watch Esports World Cup events

All Esports World Cup tournaments are broadcast in several languages on multiple channels, as well as on their own Esports World Cup website.
You will be able to catch all of the Esports World Cup tournaments on the Esports World Cup twitch channel (https://www.twitch.tv/ewc), YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/@ewc) and on the Esports World Cup website.