With the IEM Summer 2021 underway, and many other tournaments like the Dreamhack Open on the road, the CS:GO competitive scene has been more active than ever, with lots of teams from all around the world facing against each other for a chance to get the top spot and qualify for some of the biggest tournaments of the year: the Intel Grand Slam majors and the BLAST Premier World Final. For this viewer's guide, we will take a look at everything you need to know around the BLAST Premier Spring Final 2021, the first main stop in this series of tournaments for 2021, and where the best teams from Europe will compete for a big prize pool and a ticket to the World Final.
BLAST Premier Spring Final 2021: Teams and Format
Prior to this tournament, the 12 teams who were part of the Spring season of the BLAST Premier battled against each other in a series of double elimination brackets, with the best six teams from this stage moving into the Spring Finals, and the rest playing against squads from different regions around the world for the last two spots, at the Spring Showdown.
These are all the eight teams qualified for the Spring Final 2021, listed according to their final seedings:
- Gambit Esports
- G2 Esports
- Ninjas in Pyjamas
- Complexity Gaming
- BIG Clan
- FaZe Clan
- Evil Geniuses
With that said, the brackets for the Spring Finals 2021 have now been announced, with the best teams facing against the lowest-seeded in ascending order.
All teams will battle in this double-elimination bracket during the course of six days, with every match being best-of-three.
BLAST Premier Spring Final 2021 Schedule
The action will start on 15th June, with Gambit Esports, champions of the IEM Katowice 2021 and runners-up of the ESL Pro League Season 13, fighting against Evil Geniuses, a team who saw their last big win back in 2020 at the ESL One Cologne.
Aside from this insane kickoff, the schedule for the rest of the matches in the next rounds will be as follows:
BLAST Premier Spring Final 2021 prize pool
The prize pool at stake will be one of the biggest in recent tournaments, as all qualified teams will battle for a share of the $425,000 USD bag, as well as for BLAST Premier Circuit Points, necessary to qualify to the top competition of the 2021 season, the BLAST Premier World Final.
- 1st Place: $225,000 USD + 4000 pts
- 2nd Place: $85,000 USD + 2000 pts
- 3rd Place: $40,000 USD + 1500 pts
- 4th Place: $25,000 USD + 1000 pts
- 5th-6th Place: $15,000 USD + 500 pts
- 7th-8th Place: $10,000 USD + 250 pts
The biggest prize of them all will be waiting for the team who gets to be crowned as champion, as the winning squad will have a guaranteed ticket to the BLAST Premier World Final, joining Heroic after their historic win at the ESL Pro League Season 13.
BLAST Premier Spring Final 2021: How to Watch
You can follow all the emotions and plays of the BLAST Premier Spring Final live from its official channels on YouTube and Twitch.
We've embedded the Twitch channel so you can watch it live with ease.
The BLAST Premier Spring Final 2021 will be streamed live from 15th to 20th June.
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