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Rocket League Gamers8 2023 Tournament Format, Preview & Guide

23 Aug 2023
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  • Rocket League Gamers8 2023 is an event no Rocket League fan or esports bettor should miss.
  • 24 of the world's best Rocket League teams vying for the lion's share of the $2,000,000 prize pool
  • Take advantage of great Rocket League betting odds and place your wagers at Stake.com
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The Gamers8 2023 festival has already hosted many esports tournaments since it launched in July, but it saved the best for last. On Thursday, August 24, Gamers8 will host a Rocket League tournament, welcoming 24 teams vying for the lion’s share of a mouth-watering $2,000,000 prize pool.
  • Rocket League Gamers8 2023
  • When Is Rocket League Gamers8 2023?
  • Rocket League Gamers8 2023 Format
  • Rocket League Gamers8 2023 Teams
  • Rocket League Gamers8 2023 Prize Pool
  • Betting On Rocket League Gamers8 2023

Here, you can find all the information about the Rocket League tournament, including dates, formats, the prize pool, teams, and where you can bet on Gamers8 live.

Rocket League Gamers8 2023


Rocket League Gamers8 is set to kick off on Thursday, August 24, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as one of the biggest and most lucrative RL esports tournaments of the year. Although not a part of the Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS), Gamers8 2023 will welcome some of the best RL esports teams in the world.

The event will offer a massive $2,000,000 prize pool, the second-largest prize pool for a Rocket League tournament of 2023, just $100,000 below the season-culminating RLCS 2022/23 World Championship.

Not only will Gamers8 2023 be an RL esports event no esports fan should miss, but it’ll also offer plenty of excellent betting opportunities for esports bettors to explore as they cheer on and bet on their favourite teams live with some of the best esports betting sites, like Stake.com.

And with the event just around the corner, it’s important to have your Stake betting account ready so you don’t miss out on the action and the opportunity to test your knowledge of the game.

When setting up your Stake account, make sure to use our promo code for Stake which is NEWBONUS, and grab a welcome bonus offer to start your Gamers8 betting endeavour the right way!

When Is Rocket League Gamers8 2023?


Rocket League Gamers8 2023 tournament will kick off in Saudi Arabia’s capital on Thursday, August 24, and conclude with the grand finals on Sunday, August 27, 2023.

Rocket League Gamers8 2023 Format


Rocket League Gamers8 2023 will start with the group stage, dividing 24 Rocket League teams into four double-elimination bracket groups of six. 

  • 24 teams split into four double-elimination groups of six
  • All matches are played as best-of-five (Bo5)
  • The games are played as 1v1, 2v2, and 3v3
  • Top two teams from each group qualify for the playoffs

Order of games:
  • Game 1: 3v3
  • Game 2: Loser of Game 1 picks from 1v1 or 2v2 game mode
  • Game 3: 3v3
  • Game 4: Played as a game mode not chosen in Game 2
  • Game 5: 3v3

After the group stage finishes, the tournament will enter the playoffs.

  • Top eight teams from the group stage (top two from each group)
  • All matches are played as best-of-seven (Bo7)
  • The games are played as 1v1, 2v2, and 3v3

Order of Games:
  • Game 1: 3v3
  • Game 2: Loser of Game 1 picks from 1v1 or 2v2 Game Mode
  • Game 3: 3v3
  • Game 4: Played as a game mode not chosen in Game 2
  • Game 5: 3v3
  • Game 6: Loser of Game 5 picks from 1v1 or 2v2 Game Mode
  • Game 7: 3v3

Rocket League Gamers8 2023 Teams


Rocket League Gamers8 will welcome 24 teams from five regions, including North America, Europe, MENA, Oceania, and Asia.

  • FaZe Clan – Firstkiller, mist, Chrome
  • FURIA Esports – caard, yANXNZ^^, Lostt.
  • Gen.G Mobil1 Racing – ApparentlyJack, Chronic, noly
  • Karmine Corp – itachi, Vatira., ExoTiiK,
  • Team Liquid – AcroniK, Oski, Atow.,
  • Team BDS - M0nkey M00n, Seikoo, rise.
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas – Aztromick, Bemmz, Motta
  • Team Secret – Sad, nxghtt, kv1
  • Ground Zero Gaming – kaka, Fiberr, Superlanchie
  • Pioneers – bananahead, Schrub, Amphis
  • Rule One – Kiileerrz, Rw9, M7sn
  • Team Falcons – Ahmad, trk511, Nwpo
  • Elevate – virtuoso, ReaLize, Kamii
  • Gaimin Gladiators – Maxeew, OSM, Flitz
  • Limitless – 2Die4, Snowyy, Darth.
  • Twister Minds – Senzo, Smw, Venom
  • Version1 – comm, BeasMode, Daniel
  • KOI – Gyro., sosa, CHEESE.
  • G2 Esports – Jknaps, Chicago, Atomic
  • OpTic Gaming – AYYJAYY, Retals, MajicBear
  • Team Vitality – Alpha54, Radosin, zen
  • Monkeys – Mittaen, Smokez, Rezears
  • Oxygen Esports – archie, Joreuz, eekso
  • Suhhh – Mikeboy, ThO., hibbs

Rocket League Gamers8 2023 Prize Pool


Rocket League Gamers8 2023 will offer a staggering $2,000,000 prize pool, divided among all 24 participating teams.

The champions will take home the largest portion (25%); however, even the teams that will get eliminated first will get to pocket a consolation prize of $15,000.

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

Betting On Rocket League Gamers8 2023


Over the last decade, esports betting has become easily accessible, as nearly all bookmakers took the opportunity of the fastest-growing sector in the gaming industry and started offering esports betting markets.

Even though you can nowadays find esports betting markets on nearly all betting sites, one of the best and most popular among esports bettors is Stake.com, thanks to its excellent coverage of esports betting markets and highly competitive odds.

Stake accepts esports bets on various titles and offers both pre-match and live betting with live streaming offers so bettors can place live bets more comfortably while they watch the action unfold.