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ALGS 2022 Championship - How To Watch, Schedule, Format, And Teams

The ALGS 2022 Championship is the pinnacle event of Apex Legends. Here's how to watch the streams, teams competing, schedule, and more
ALGS 2022 Championship - How To Watch, Schedule, Format, And Teams
The ALGS 2022 Championship is the culmination of the best Apex Legends teams throughout the year. It features a $2 million prize pool and will be the first Apex event with a live audience since 2019.

The path to the Apex Legends Global Series Championship is long and challenging. Teams go through a year-long battle in various qualifying tournaments to reach the Championship stage. However, only the top 40 teams worldwide make it to this grand stage.

As the community gathers to watch this incredible tournament, this viewer's guide details the most relevant information on the event for you, including how to watch the ALGS streams, schedule and ticketing, teams competing, prize pool distribution, and more.

ALGS 2022 Championship - How to watch and stream

The ALGS 2022 Championship will broadcast live games on its official Twitch channel. We have embedded the stream for your convenience below. You can also watch the games on their YouTube channel.

 

ALGS Championship 2022 Schedule and format

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The ALGS Championship will be a short event with intense action. (Picture: EA / Respawn)

The ALGS Championship will run from 7th-10th July 2022, with the Group Stage taking place on 7th July. The Bracket Stage will last from 8th-9th July. In the end, the Finals will start on 10th July.

You can view the image below for more detailed information regarding the fixtures and their timings.

Timing and schedule of all stages in the ALGS Championship 2022
Timing and schedule of all stages in the ALGS Championship. (Picture: EA / Respawn)

The ALGS Championship has three tournament phases: the Group Stage, Bracket Stage, and Finals.

Group Stage

Four even groups of ten teams will compete in the Group Stage. Each group will play the other in a six-game series for 18 games. The qualification to the Bracket Stage has the following conditions:

  • Ten teams with the highest Group Stage Score start in the Winner's Bracket Round 2

  • Twenty teams with the next highest Group Stage Score start in the Winner's Bracket Round 1

  • Ten teams with the lowest Group Stage Score start in the Loser's Bracket Round 1

Bracket Stage

The Bracket Stage will feature two eight-game series in the Winner's Bracket and two eight-game series in the Loser's Bracket. The terms for advancing to the Finals are as follows:

  • Winner's Bracket Round 1: The top ten teams will advance to the Finals. The remaining teams from this round will fall to the Loser's Bracket Round 1.
  • Loser's Bracket Round 1: The top ten teams will advance to the Loser's Bracket Round 2. The remaining teams from this round are eliminated from the championship.
  • Loser's Bracket Round 2: The top ten teams will advance to the Finals. The remaining teams from this round are eliminated from the championship.

Finals

The 20 remaining teams will compete using the Match Point format in the ALGS Championship Finals. The ten teams qualifying from the Winner's Bracket will be seeded according to their placement. This means they will start the Finals with Advance Starting Points. The placement rules are as follows:

  • There is no match limit in the Finals
  • Once a Team reaches the minimum total points of 50 in the Finals, The next match becomes "Match Point Eligible" for that team.
  • The first team to win a match after they are "Match Point Eligible" is declared the winner.
  • After the winner is declared, teams placing 2nd-20th are ranked by total Finals points.
  • There is no limit to the number of teams who can be "Match Point Eligible."

ALGS 2022 Championship - All teams competing

The ALGS 2022 Championship will showcase 40 world-class teams who have earned a spot after an outstanding year of competitive play. Here is the list of teams in the tournament.

  • Reignite

  • Team Unite

  • Team Liquid

  • OpTic Gaming

  • TSM

  • NRG

  • Luminosity

  • aDRaccoon

  • Team Empire

  • Cloud9

  • GameWith

  • Alliance

  • Team Burger

  • Elevate

  • GMT Esports

  • 100 Thieves

  • Acend

  • Team Singularity

  • DreamFire

  • Sutoraiku

  • V3 Vega

  • Players (Gambit)

  • Oddik

  • FENNEL

  • Spacestation

  • Element 6

  • REJECT

  • IG.International (Invictus Gaming)

  • For7

  • Suave

  • Fenix Team

  • Crazy Raccoon

  • Athxhvy

  • Furia

  • Scarz

  • 11Q

  • Orthros Fang

  • Exo

  • E8

  • Zeta Division

ALGS 2022 Championship - Venue and Tickets

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ALGS 2022 Championship will be held at the PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC. (Picture: Electronic Arts)

The ALGS 2022 Championship will be an offline event at the PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. The venue is a 700,000-square-foot space and can accommodate thousands of fans.

The tickets to attend the event in person are on sale here. The link also contains information regarding the COVID-19 safety policy, which is important if you want to watch the event live from the arena.

ALGS 2022 Championship - Prize pool distribution

As mentioned before, the Apex Legends Global Series Championship will offer a $2 million prize pool, distributed as follows:

  • 1st - $500,000

  • 2nd - $300,000

  • 3rd - $200,000

  • 4th - $160,000

  • 5th - $120,000

  • 6th - $90,000

  • 7th - $72,000

  • 8th - $60,000

  • 9th - $48,000

  • 10th - $36,000

  • 11th to 15th - $24,000

  • 16th to 20th - $18,000

  • 21st to 25th - $12,000

  • 26th to 29th - $10,200

  • 31st to 40th - $9000

And that's all. Check out our esports calendar for 2022 to stay updated about all the major upcoming tournaments and events.

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Featured image courtesy of EA / Respawn.