The BLAST Premier Spring Finals is an S-tier esports tournament hosting the world's greatest Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) esports talent. Eager fans will witness eight world-class teams compete in the Altice Arena of Lisbon, Portugal, from 15th to 19th June 2022.
The competition will feature two groups comprising four teams each. The top three teams from the BLAST Premier Spring Groups and two teams from the Spring Showdown will make their way to the Playoffs, where they will battle for a share of a $425,000 (€392,000) prize pool and a place in the World Final in December.
How to watch the BLAST Premier Spring Finals?
BLAST has not announced the schedule for matches yet. However, all the matches will start from 14:00 GMT and run from 15th to 19th June 2022.
BLAST Premier Spring Finals - Format and Teams
Similarly to most competitions, the Spring Finals will have two stages, including Groups Stage and Playoffs.
The Group Stage will feature eight teams divided into two groups of four each. All matches will be Best of 3, with the top three teams on the group table going to the Playoffs.
The top team from each group will directly play in the Semi-Finals. Then, the runner-up or the second team on the table will play in the Quarter-Finals as the High Seeds. Lastly, the third-place teams will book spots in the Quarter-Finals as the Low Seeds.
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The Playoffs stage in BLAST Premier Spring Finals will follow the single-elimination bracket. Similar to Group Stages, all matches will be Best of 3. The Quarter- and Semi-Finals will comprise four teams, and the Grand Finals will see the finalists battle for the trophy and a match for the third place.
As mentioned earlier, the BLAST Premier Spring Finals feature six Spring Groups teams and two teams from the Spring Showdown. We've listed each of the Qualifying teams below.
- Team Vitality (from Spring Groups)
- OG (from Spring Groups)
- FaZe Clan (from Spring Groups)
- G2 Esports (from Spring Groups)
- Natus Vincere (from Spring Groups)
- BIG (from Spring Groups)
- ENCE (from Spring Showdown)
- PaiN Gaming (from Spring Showdown)
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