The geographic exploration game GeoGuessr will host its first esports world championship this year. The Geoguessr World Cup will take place at the Space Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, on October 13 and 14.. There will be a prize to be distributed of $50,000.
GeoGuessr is a video game in which. a player falls on a random location anywhere in the world using Google Street View. Below are the players try to guess where in the world it is located. that place. The best players are able to tell what part of the world they are in, the province down to even the street. In recent years, GeoGuessr has become popular on vertical video platforms such as TikTok and Instagram Reels.
To help viewers understand how players can be so accurate, top players will be participating in the Geoguessr World Cup broadcast to provide strategic insight, including. Trevor ‘georainbolt’ Rainbolt.
Twenty-four players from around the world will compete for the title of world champion in Stockholm. They will be divided into four groups of six, with each match pitting two players against each other to see who can guess the fastest and most accurately. The group stage will be played in a round-robin format, followed by a play-off to determine the overall winner.
Some of the first contestants announced are Germany’s Leon “Kodiak” Cornale, India’s Tushar “MatePotato” Hasamnis, France’s Mathieu “Blinky” Huet, Sweden’s Mattias “Maccem” McMullin, Australia’s Oscar “Zi8gZag” Pearce and USA’s Jake Lyons.
We have an amazing community with passionate explorers and creators, and with the World Cup, we wanted to bring some of the best GeoGuessr players on the planet together in the same place to showcase their incredible knowledge of the world.
Daniel Antell, Co-Founder and CEO of GeoGuessr