Saudi Arabia announces Esports World Cup -statement

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman during an interview with FOX News Channel, September 21, 2023, Neom, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Press Agency/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Obtain Licensing Rights

RIYADH, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia announced on Monday the inception of an annual Esports World Cup, which will feature the most popular games globally and boast the largest prize pool in esports history.

The inaugural competition will take place in summer 2024, according to a statement from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Reported by Aziz El Yaakoubi; Edited by Alex Richardson

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