Esports World Cup 2024 will feature DOTA 2 with Riyadh Masters – Another major game title joined the banner of the Esports World Cup 2024 held in Riyadh. The immensely popular DOTA 2 will also be featured in this 8-week event by organizing the Riyadh Masters there. With this announcement, 4 of the largest esports titles will be hosting tournaments at EWC.
Esports World Cup 2024 will feature DOTA 2 with Riyadh Masters
The Riyadh Masters is an offline Saudi Arabian DOTA 2 tournament organized by Saudi Esports Federation and ESL. It has been held since 2022 and last year, it had a massive $15 million USD prize pool. From 2024, it will now be hosted under the Esports World Cup event and there are rumors circulating among the DOTA 2 community that the prize pool this time might be even larger.
Dota 2 fans, get ready to be swept off your feet 🌪️
Which teams will be chasing glory in the biggest tournament esports has ever seen? pic.twitter.com/Kjt2rfX6MU
— Esports World Cup (@ESWCgg) February 5, 2024
On Feb. 5, the official Esports World Cup social media handles announced that DOTA 2 will be joining the event. They revealed that the Riyadh Masters will be the featured tournament for DOTA 2. To qualify, teams will need to collect as many ESL Pro Tour points as possible during the course of multiple tournaments.
The points offered in each DOTA 2 tournament will increase as we near the Esports World Cup 2024 event. Here is a list of the total points being given out various DOTA 2 tournaments:
- DreamLeague Season 21 – 10440 points
- ESL One Kuala Lumpur – 19980 points
- DreamLeague Season 22 – 18550 points
- ESL One Birmingham – 26640 points
- DreamLeague Season 23 – 26100 points
At the end of this road, the top 20 teams with the most ESL Pro Tour points will make it to the Riyadh Masters in Esports World Cup. The teams and players will compete against each other in front of a massive audience to lay a claim on the massive prize pool.
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