The Gamers8 international gaming and esports festival in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, reverberated with excitement as the Global Esports Federation’s (GEF) pro-series, the Global Esports Tour (GET) Riyadh 2023, stormed back into town for its third consecutive year. From August 26th to 27th, Riyadh bore witness to a thrilling esports showdown, where elite eFootball athletes battled fiercely, alliances were forged, and champions were crowned.
In a jaw-dropping final showdown, the unstoppable duo from FC Barcelona, Alejandro “AlexAlguacil_8” Alguacil Seguira and Saul Adrian “The Palma” Chavez Saucedo, emerged victorious with a 2-1 scoreline. They conquered three-time eFootball world champion Rachid “Usmakabyle” Tebane and the formidable Milosz “TheOnly1Zilo” Mateusz Zietek, who came within a hair’s breadth of seizing the crown after a Round 1 victory.
The intensity of the clashes between these esports titans was palpable. They displayed tactics and precision that would be the envy of even the most seasoned players. It was a showcase of the highest level of skill and strategy in eFootball, leaving fans on the edge of their seats.
Not to be overshadowed, Rizky “Zeus_Faidan” Faidan and Elga “ZEUS_ELGACOR” Chaya Putra delivered a valiant performance, securing the third-place spot on the podium. Their synergy was legendary, and their gameplay was a masterpiece that will be remembered in the annals of esports history.
The event featured a staggering $50,000 prize pool, a testament to the Global Esports Federation’s commitment to recognising and rewarding the dedication and mastery of these digital gladiators.
Paul J. Foster, CEO of GEF, witnessed the electrifying event and remarked, “In the heart of Riyadh, we found the heartbeat of esports—the passion of every athlete, every team, and every fan. It’s more than just an event; it’s a celebration of our #worldconnected esports community that’s united by the love of fierce competition.”
The excitement is far from over as the Global Esports Tour (GET) sets sail for its next destinations in Brazil, China, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Expect awe-inspiring gameplay and tactical wizardry as the GEF plans to elevate esports to even greater heights on the global stage beyond 2023.
The Global Esports Tour is a celebration of the spirit of competition and camaraderie within the esports community. With elite-level athletes and teams vying for supremacy, the GET continues to push the boundaries of esports, taking the world by storm with each breathtaking event.