Esports Leagues and Events

Riyadh Masters

Prize Pool
$15 million
Jul 18 - Jul 30th, 2023
Saudi Arabia

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With The International 12 drawing ever closer, all eyes are now turned to the final LAN tournament of the Dota 2 professional esports system, Riyadh Masters 2023!

With the stage set in Saudi Arabia, Riyadh Masters 2023 will be the crown jewel of the Dota 2 tournaments in 2023, with a whopping prize pool of $15 million available, split between all 20 competing teams. Which team will claim the $5 million lion's share of the prize money? Only one way to find out!

Keep reading because we've got everything Dota 2 fans could want to know about betting on the Ridayh Masters 2023, including the favorite teams to claim the crown and some handy betting tips!

Riyadh Masters: Schedule and Format

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Riyadh Masters 2023 will begin on July 18 and end on July 30 for an action-packed 12 days featuring some of the strongest Dota 2 teams from across the globe. 12 teams will begin in the Play-In Stage, while the remaining eight automatically are seeded into the Group Stage.

Play-In Stage (July 18 - 20)

  • 12 teams compete, split into two groups of six teams in a single-round-robin
  • All matches are best-of-two
  • Top two teams from each group advance to the Group Stage
  • Third to sixth-place teams from each group will be matched - third vs sixth and fourth vs fifth
  • Losers are eliminated, and the winners advance to the Group Stage

Group Stage (July 21 - 24)

  • Two groups of eight teams compete in a single round-robin.
  • All matches are best-of-two
  • Top four teams from each group advance to the Playoffs Upper Bracket
  • Fifth and sixth-placed teams from each group advance to the Playoffs Lower Bracket

Playoffs Stage (July 25 - 30)

  • Ten teams compete in a double-elimination bracket
  • All matches, except the Grand Final, are best-of-three
  • The Grand Final is best-of-five

Check out our dedicated Riyadh Masters 2023 event overview for the complete and detailed schedule, as well as the standings to see how the prize pool is divided.

Riyadh Masters: Teams

Riyadh Masters betting: Competing teams

Below you will find all 20 teams competing in Riyadh Masters, alongside their complete player rosters. They have been split according to the Stage they are first competing in.

Play-In Seeds

Twelve teams are seeded into the Play-In Stage based on their ESL Pro Tour (EPT) Ranking System.

  • Team Liquid: miCKe, Nisha, zai, Boxi, Insania
  • 9Pandas: RAMZES666, kiyotaka, MieRo, Solo, Antares
  • TSM: Timado, Bryle, kasane, Ari, Whitemon
  • beastcoast: Parker, DarkMago, Sacred, Scofield, Stinger
  • Team Aster: Monet, SumaiL, Xxs, Kaka, 皮球
  • Execration: Palos, Bob, Tino, Shanks, Carlo
  • OG: Yuragi, bzm, DM, Taiga, TBD
  • Kiritych~, squad1x, Noticed, Fng, sayuw
  • Entity: watson, Stormstomer, Gabbi, Kataomi', Fishman
  • Xtreme Gaming: Ghost, Paparazi,JT-, XinQ, Dy
  • Team Secret: Crystallis, Armel, Fbz, yamich, Puppey
  • Quest Esports: TA2000, No!ob, ATF, OmaR, kaori

Group Stage Seeds

The remaining eight teams are seeded into the second stage, the Group Stage, based on their average rankings in DreamLeague Season 19 and DreamLeague Season 20.

  • Gaimin Gladiators: dyrachyo, Quinn, Ace, tOfu, Seleri
  • BetBoom Team: Nightfall, gpk~, Save-, Pure~, TORONTOKYO
  • PSG.LGD: shiro, NothingToSay, niu, planet, y'
  • Evil Geniuses: Pakaz, Chris Luck, Wisper, Matthew, Panda
  • Tundra Esports: skiter, Nine, 33, Saksa, Sneyking
  • Shopify Rebellion: Arteezy, Abed, SabeRLight-, Cr1t-, Fly
  • Team Spirit: Yatoro, Larl, Collapse, Mira, Miposhka
  • Talon Esports: 23savage, Mikoto, Jabz, Q, Oil~

Riyadh Masters: Favorite Teams

Riyadh Masters betting: Gaimin Gladiators, Bali Major

Here is Rivalry's list of teams to keep an eye on at Riyadh Masters 2023 to claim the prize money and emerge victorious!

Gaimin Gladiators

This European team is storming ahead to become the most successful Dota 2 team on the 2023 DPC calendar. Having successfully won the Lima MajorBerlin MajorBali Major, DreamLeague S19 and S20, nothing can stop Gaimin Gladiators' win streak!

Evil Geniuses

While they have yet to perform too well in 2023, Evil Geniuses could be an underdog on the rise as they came 4th in the Berlin Major.

Team Liquid

Team Liquid has had a consistent performance across the board this year, coming second in the Bali Major and the Berlin Major. Is Riyadh Masters 2023 their time to shine? Only time will tell!

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Riyadh Masters Betting Tips and Tricks

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Think that the Riyadh Masters teams are the only ones winning big? Guess again! With these simple yet handy tips in mind, you, too, could have a chance of taking home some winnings!

Learn the meta!

The most surefire way to improve your betting skills is to play the game! If you're betting on any MOBA like Dota 2, learning the game itself can give you a better understanding of the meta, in-game heroes, and gameplay strategies. This will let you make more informed bets and increase your chances of bagging a jackpot!


While esports betting is meant to be fun, you should always ensure you do some research into the teams you're betting on. Check out their recent match history, player rosters, and ratings - Liquidpedia works great. Our dedicated Dota 2 news page also has information on the most recent Majors and tournaments, so you can gauge each teams performances.

Always gamble responsibly

Setting a budget and keeping to it assures that betting always stays fun and stress-free. Do not bet more than you can afford to lose, and never try to recover any losses.

FAQs about betting on Dota 2 Riyadh Masters

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Where can I watch Riyadh Masters 2023 matches?

Dota 2 fans can watch all Riyadh Masters games on the official Games8 Esports Twitch and YouTube channels. There will also be six separate streams available documenting all games that occur at the same time.

What is the prize pool for Riyadh Masters 2023?

Set to be one of the biggest Dota 2 events on the 2023 calendar, Riyadh Masters has a $15 million prize pool on the line, with a third ($5 million) awarded to the winner.

What are the current Riyadh Masters 2023 standings?

You can find everything you need to know about Riyadh Masters on our blog page. We have covered everything from the full schedule to the current standings, which will be updated weekly as the tournament continues.