Throughout 2021, the best CS:GO esports teams in the world have competed in multiple tournaments for a possible spot at the BLAST Premier World Final 2021.
As the last big CS:GO esports event of the year, and BLAST Premier's propensity for amazing production value, there is no doubt that the World Final will deliver.
Eight teams have qualified for this massive LAN event held in Copenhagen, Denmark, at the BLAST Studio. While there won’t be a crowd due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we expect fireworks between the best teams in the world.
Here's what you need to know about the BLAST Premier World Final 2021, from the prize pool distribution to format, the exact schedule, teams, matchups and how you can watch all the CS:GO esports action.
BLAST Premier World Final 2021 prize pool & format
Eight teams will compete for their share of the $1 million prize pool. Every team will get a piece of the prize pool, with the winner getting the lion's share at a whopping $500,000.
The prize pool distribution:
- 1st place wins $500,000.
- 2nd place wins $250,000.
- 3rd place wins $120,000.
- 4th place wins $50,000.
- 5th & 6th place win $25,000 each.
- 7th & 8th place win $15,000 each.
BLAST Premier World Final 2021 will feature a double-elimination bracket. All matches are best-of-three.
BLAST Premier World Final schedule
The BLAST Premier World Final 2021 kicks off on Tuesday, 14 December and runs until Sunday, 19 December 2021.
Matches start daily at 15:30 GMT. The teams competing at the BLAST Premier World Final 2021 tournament are:
- G2 Esports
- Gambit Esports
- Team Liquid
Check out the teams competing as well as the first round of matchups via the image below.
With the Stockholm Major and the BLAST Premier Fall Final (there was some drama) under their belt, as well as the Intel Grand Slam, Na'Vi and superstar Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev are by far the favourites to win but anything can happen, so it will definitely be worth watching.
How to watch BLAST Premier World Final 2021
For your viewing convenience, we've embedded the Twitch channel below.
Enjoy watching the final big CS:GO esports event of the year! It will be interesting to see if any team can beat Na'Vi on LAN right now, or if the Na'Vi era will continue without any bumps in the road.
Don't forget to check out our dedicated CS:GO esports section, filled with news, esports results, patch notes, guides and much more.
Featured image courtesy of BLAST Premier.