How to Watch IEM Rio 2023: Full Guide and Schedule

Published: Apr 13, 2023 - Last Updated: Jan 20, 2024

As one of the most exciting events in the CSGO esports calendar for 2023, the IEM Rio event is already a highly anticipated tournament. From far and wide, sixteen of the greatest teams in the business will flock to Rio de Janeiro to fight for the lion’s share of the massive $250,000 prize. It’s a monumental competition that runs from the 17th to the 23rd of April, and this time around, the CSGO odds are looking hotter than ever before.

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At the last IEM event, which was held in Katowice, it was G2 Esports that lifted the trophy in front of a roaring audience. This has been an unpredictable year for G2 Esports, and there are high expectations that the team will deliver once again at the IEM Rio event.

Indeed, it’s one of the top events for CSGO betting, and fans of the esports industry are already placing intelligent wagers on the tournament. Today, we’re here to help you in that regard, teaching you how to watch IEM Rio and take advantage of in-play betting.

Watch and Bet on IEM Rio 2023

IEM Rio Major
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If there’s one tactic that’s conducive to a successful betting strategy, it’s tuning in and checking out the action as it unfolds. It gives you the best idea of what form the teams are in, which players are performing at their best, and which teams you should avoid.

For some CSGO betting markets, a simple guess and a bit of basic information are all that’s needed, but for the high-stakes, exotic markets, you’ll need to be watching the gameplay develop before your very eyes.

Fortunately, learning how to watch IEM Rio couldn’t be easier, as many of the best esports betting platforms will integrate the stream directly into the betting pages that they host.

If you’re hunting the best in-play CS2 odds, the top-tier sites will almost always feature an embedded stream player, so you can watch and bet without leaving the platform. It’s one of the best features of an esports betting site, as typically, the content is free to stream and consume.

How to Watch IEM Rio 2023

As this is one of the biggest CSGO tournaments in the schedule, there are streams available in many languages. It’s one of the most popular esports tournaments out there, and hundreds of thousands of people will tune in. If you’re going to be one of them, you’ll need one of these links:






There will be many streams covering the gameplay, as hundreds of content creators and industry experts typically piggyback off the official broadcasts. Here’s the IEM Rio schedule, compacted for ease of access:

  • Group Stage (17-19th April)
  • Playoffs (20-23rd April)

If you need to find out more about the tournament, you can check out our comprehensive IEM Rio betting guide. For now, that’s all we can teach you about how to watch IEM Rio 2023 – we wish you the best of luck with your wagers!

Grant Taylor-Hill

Since: February 12, 2021

Grant is a lifelong, multi-platform gamer with a passion for journalism and more than ten years' experience in the industry. He'll try any game once, and when he's not playing them, he's watching them, being as he is an avid esports fan.

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