One of the biggest esports events of the year, the CS:GO Gamers8 2023 will start on August 16 and conclude on August 20 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Organised by the Electronic Sports League in collaboration with the Saudi Esports Federation, the Counter-Strike Global Offensive 2023 tournament will feature 16 teams from various regions, such as Europe, Brazil, and the CIS.

The CS:GO Gamers8 2023 aims to popularise the game of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

CS:GO Gamers8 2023 teams




Team Falcons

FaZe Clan

FURIA Esports

G2 Esports



Team Liquid

Natus Vincere

Team Vitality




CS:GO Gamers8 2023 format

As many as 16 teams will compete in a single-elimination format in the CS:GO Gamers8 2023 tournament. The eight winning teams will advance to the quarter-finals. A total of 15 matches will be held in a best-of-three series to determine the CS:GO Gamers8 2023 winner.

CS:GO Gamers8 2023 schedule

Wednesday, August 16

Apeks vs GamerLegion

Cloud9 vs Fnatic

Heroic vs Team Falcons

Team Vitality vs MIBR

Team Liquid vs ENCE

FURIA Esports vs Natus Vincere

Thursday, August 17

G2 Esports vs 9INE

FaZe Clan vs

Quarter-final 1

Friday, August 18

Quarter-final 2

Quarter-final 3

Quarter-final 4

Saturday, August 19

Semi-final 1

Semi-final 2

Sunday, August 20

Counter-Strike Global Offensive: Gamers8 2023 final

CS:GO Gamers8 2023 prize pool

The CS:GO Gamers8 2023 has a total prize pool of $1,000,000 USD, while the winner will be rewarded with a prize money of $400,000 USD.

The second and third-placed teams will receive $180,000 USD.

The third and fourth-placed team will get a prize money of 80,000 USD.

Where to watch CS:GO Gamers8 2023 live?

Live streaming of the CS:GO Gamers8 2023 will be available on the official Gamers8 Twitch channel.

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