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PGL Antwerp 2022 Europe B RMR - How to watch, teams, format, schedule

Your guide to the PGL Antwerp Major 2022 RMR Europe B event, including the full schedule, teams competing and how to watch the CS:GO action.
PGL Antwerp 2022 Europe B RMR - How to watch, teams, format, schedule
As the final RMR for the next CS:GO esports Major, PGL Antwerp 2022, there's a whole lot on the line for all the teams competing at the Europe B RMR event. In this viewer's guide, we cover everything you need to know about the PGL Antwerp 2022 Americas RMR. This includes how you can watch all the CS:GO esports action live, the complete schedule, tournament format, teams competing and prize pool distribution.  

How to watch PGL Antwerp Major Europe B RMR

We've embedded the official PGL Twitch channel below for your viewing convenience, so you can watch the PGL Antwerp 2022 Major Europe B RMR event, and the main tournament running from 9th to 22nd May with ease.

CS:GO esports fans can also watch PGL Antwerp Europe B RMR matches live via the official PGL YouTube channel.

Schedule & format for

PGL Antwerp Europe B RMR

The PGL Antwerp Major Europe B RMR event runs from 21st to 24th April 2022. Matches are scheduled to begin at roughly 09:00 UTC time each day. 

The tournament features a 16 Team Swiss System Format, and the Buchholz system is used to seed matches from Round 3 to 5. All matches are best-of-one, with the exception of the Elimination and Advancement matches, which are best-of-three affairs.

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The Europe B RMR event is the final one leading up to the PGL Antwerp Major 2022. (Picture: PGL)

The third-place decider is also a best-of-three match. When the dust settles, eight teams will advance to the PGL Antwerp Major, while the other eight teams will be eliminated.

PGL Antwerp Major 2022 Europe B teams list

There are a  total of 16 teams competing at the PGL Antwerp Major Europe B event. Some of the teams have qualified for this event thanks to their placement in the PGL Stockholm Major 2021, while others had to go through gruelling open qualifiers to earn a spot.

PGL Antwerp Europe B RMR teams:

  • Astralis
  • NIP
  • G2 Esports
  • Players
  • Copenhagen Flames
  • Entropiq
  • HEET
  • ENCE
  • Sprout
  • SINNERS Esports
  • Team Spirit
  • ASG
  • Bad News Eagles
  • Endpoint
  • Anonymo Esports
  • Sangal Esports

As you can see, there are some heavy-hitters in this tournament, from the Danish legends Astralis, to G2 Esports, NIP and Players, which is the Gambit squad competing under another name.

Prize pool and Major spots for Europe B RMR event

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Teams who qualify for the PGL Antwerp Major 2022 will fight for their share of the 1 million USD prize pool. (Picture: PGL)

For this RMR event, there are three Legend status spots, and five Challenger status spots available, alongside a prize pool of $85,000. 

For most of the teams competing here, the prize pool really doesn't matter much. Instead, it's all about qualifying for the PGL Antwerp Major 2022. Check out the prize pool distribution below. 

  • 1st place - $42,500 and Legend status.
  • 2nd place - $21,250 and Legend status.
  • 3rd place - $12,750 and Legend status.
  • 4th place - $8,500 and Challenger status.
  • 5th to 8th place - Challenger status.

So there you have it, everything you need to know about the Europe B RMR event leading up to PGL Antwerp 2022. This is, without a doubt, an exciting tournament that no CS:GO esports fan should miss out on, and with our viewer's guide, you definitely don't have to!

 

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Featured image courtesy of PGL.