Gamers8 Rocket League Tournament | How To Watch, Schedule & Results

The Gamers8 festival is set to kick off in Riyadh. Here you can find all the details about the Rocket League tournament, including the schedule, results and prize pool.

Gamers8 Riyadh
Life-changing money is up for grabs. | © Gamers8

Gamers8 is taking place over the whole summer, and on the weekend of July 14-17, there's going to be a Rocket League tournament. There's going to be talent from all around the world at the event, and they'll be battling out for a huge prize pool.

In this article, we're going to tell you everything you need to know about the Rocket League event. We'll go through watching the games, the match schedule, and the current results.

What Is Gamers8?

Gamers8 is a festival dedicated to esports and gaming, put on by the Saudi Esports Federation at the newly-built Boulevard Riyadh City. The festival will take place throughout the whole of the summer in 2022. There's going to be various performances, meet and greets, and activities going on throughout, but most importantly (at least to gamers), there's going to be tournaments put on each weekend throughout the festival. In this article, we're covering the Rocket League tournament, but there's a wide selection of games that will have similar events.

Here is the current schedule of tournaments:

DateTournament
July 14-17Rocket League
July 20-24Dota 2
July 28-31Fortnite
August 4-7Rainbow Six: Siege
August 11-13PUBG Mobile
August 18-20PUBG Mobile

Gamers8 Rocket League Tournament | How To Watch

You can watch all the various Gamers8 tournaments via their official Twitch channels, here is a link to Stream A, and here is a link to Stream B. You will also find co-streams for the event, if you would rather have the experience of watching alongside your favorite personalities.

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The stadium is breathtaking within. | © EarlyGame

If you happen to be in Riyadh over the course of the summer then you can buy tickets here, and head on to the Boulevard Riyadh City in-person. Here's how much it'll cost you to see the event live:

Ticket TypeSARUSD (approx.)
4 Days Pass Regular

ر.س 144

$38
4 Days Pass VIPر.س 180$48
Day 1ر.س 40$10
Day 2ر.س 40$10
Day 3ر.س 40$10
Day 4ر.س 40$10
VIPر.س 50$14

Gamers8 Rocket League Tournament | Schedule

The Gamers8 Rocket League tournament will take a traditional format: 4 groups of 6 teams will play each other on days 1 and 2, and the top 8 from the group stage will go through to a double elimination playoffs. Here are the dates for the different stages:

StageDate

Start Time (ET)

Start Time (BST)Start Time (CEST)Start Time (AST)
Group StageThursday - Friday, July 14-1708:0013:0014:0015:00
Quarter FinalsSaturday, July 1607:0012:0013:0014:00
Semi-FinalsSunday, July 1712:0017:0018:0019:00

Grand Finals

Sunday, July 1712:0017:0018:0019:00

And here is the more specific schedule:

Today's Schedule (June 17)

Match

Time (ET)

Time (BST)

Time (CEST)Time (AST)
Guild Esports vs. FaZe Clan13:0018:0019:0020:00
FURIA vs. Team Falcons14:1519:1520:1521:15
FURIA vs. Guild Esports15:3020:3021:3022:30

Let's see who can make it to championship Sunday.

Gamers8 Rocket League Tournament | Results

So, who's come out to Riyadh to dominate, and who's fallen short of the mark. Let's find out...

Group Stage Results

With the Group Stage now concluded, the following teams have qualified for the playoffs: Guild Esports, Complexity, Spacestation, HEET, FURIA, FaZe Clan, Team Falcons, and 01 Esports. Team Falcons have certainly got the backing of the crowd, let's see what they can do.

Group A

Winners Bracket:

Match

TeamsResult
Upper-Quarter Finals (Match 1)Luminosity vs. DeToNator3-0
Upper-Quarter Finals (Match 2)Complexity vs. Twisted Minds3-0
Upper-Semi Finals (Match 1)Luminosity vs. G23-1
Upper-Semi Finals (Match 2)Complexity vs. Guild2-3
Upper Bracket FinalLuminosity vs. Guild

0-3

Losers Bracket:

MatchTeamsResult
Lower-Quarter Finals (Match 1)Complexity vs. DeToNator3-0
Lower-Quarter Finals (Match 2)Twisted Minds vs. G23-0
Lower-Semi FinalsComplexity vs. G23-1
Lower Bracket FinalLuminosity vs. Complexity3-2

Group B

Winners Bracket:

Match

TeamsResult
Upper-Quarter Finals (Match 1)Rogue vs. Team Secret3-1
Upper-Quarter Finals (Match 2)HEET vs. ANKAA3-0
Upper-Semi Finals (Match 1)Endpoint vs. Rogue3-0
Upper-Semi Finals (Match 2)Spacestation vs. HEET3-0
Upper Bracket FinalEndpoint vs. Spacestation0-3

Losers Bracket:

MatchTeamsResult
Lower-Quarter Finals (Match 1)Team Secret vs. HEET0-3
Lower-Quarter Finals (Match 2)ANKAA vs. Rogue2-3
Lower-Semi FinalsHEET vs. Rogue3-1
Lower Bracket FinalEndpoint vs. HEET1-3

Group C

Winners Bracket:

Match

TeamsResult
Upper-Quarter Finals (Match 1)SMPR vs. F160-3
Upper-Quarter Finals (Match 2)Orlando Pirates vs. OWL1-3
Upper-Semi Finals (Match 1)FaZe vs. F161-3
Upper-Semi Finals (Match 2)FURIA vs. OWL3-1
Upper Bracket FinalF16 vs. FURIA2-3

Losers Bracket:

MatchTeamsResult
Lower-Quarter Finals (Match 1)SMPR vs. OWL3-1
Lower-Quarter Finals (Match 2)Orlando Pirates vs. FaZe0-3
Lower-Semi FinalsSMPR vs. FaZe1-3
Lower Bracket FinalF16 vs. FaZe0-3

Group D

Winners Bracket:

Match

TeamsResult
Upper-Quarter Finals (Match 1)AllMid vs. Gladiators1-3
Upper-Quarter Finals (Match 2)Renegades vs. 011-3
Upper-Semi Finals (Match 1)Falcons vs. Gladiators3-0
Upper-Semi Finals (Match 2)DIG vs. 013-0
Upper Bracket FinalFalcons vs. DIG3-1

Losers Bracket:

MatchTeamsResult
Lower-Quarter Finals (Match 1)AllMid vs. 011-3
Lower-Quarter Finals (Match 2)Renegades vs. Gladiators3-2
Lower-Semi Finals01 vs. Renegades3-1
Lower Bracket FinalDIG vs. 012-3

Playoff Results

Here's how the playoff bracket looks going into the weekend:

MatchTeamsResult
Quarter-Finals (Match 1)Guild Esports vs. ̶0̶1̶ ̶E̶s̶p̶o̶r̶t̶s̶4-0
Quarter-Finals (Match 2)S̶p̶a̶c̶e̶s̶t̶a̶t̶i̶o̶n̶ vs. FaZe Clan 1-4
Quarter-Finals (Match 3)FURIA vs. C̶o̶m̶p̶l̶e̶x̶i̶t̶y̶4-2
Quarter-Finals (Match 4)Team Falcons vs. H̶E̶E̶T̶4-2
Semi-Finals (Match 1)Guild Esports vs. F̶a̶Z̶e̶ ̶C̶l̶a̶n̶4-0
Semi-Finals (Match 2)FURIA vs. ̶T̶e̶a̶m̶ ̶F̶a̶l̶c̶o̶n̶s̶4-3
FinalsG̶u̶i̶l̶d̶ ̶E̶s̶p̶o̶r̶t̶s̶ vs. Furia 0-4

But results mean nothing without a prize pool, and there's an enormous one here...

Furia win
Here are the first winners of Gamers8! | © Gamers8


Gamers8 Rocket League Tournament | Prize Pool

There's $2,000,000 up for grabs in the Rocket League tournament's prize pool. Here's exactly how much each team will get based on placement:

Placement Prize
1st$500,000
2nd$300,000
3rd-4th$200,000
5th-8th$95,000
9th-12th$50,000
13th-16th$25,000
17th-24th$15,000

And that, ladies and gentlemen, is just about everything you could ever need to know to enjoy the Gamers8 Rocket League tournament. We'll be updating this event live from the scene, so be sure to check back for results.

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