Before the next CS:GO esports Major, PGL Antwerp 2022, kicks off on the 9th of May, there are RMR events where the top teams from each region compete for a spot at the Major. The first of these is the PGL Antwerp 2022 Americas RMR, and CS:GO esports fans shouldn't miss out.
In this viewer's guide, we cover everything you need to know about the PGL Antwerp 2022 Americas RMR, featuring teams from both North and South America. 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 2022 Americas RMR
You can watch all the PGL Antwerp 2022 Americas RMR action live simply by heading to the PGL Twitch channel, which we've embedded below for your viewing convenience.
Alternatively, CS:GO esports fans can watch PGL Antwerp Americas RMR matches live via the official PGL YouTube channel.
PGL Antwerp Americas RMR teams
There are a total of 16 teams who've managed to get to the PGL Antwerp 2022 Americas RMR event, and they are all fighting to get to the actual Major.
PGL Antwerp Americas RMR teams:
- FURIA Esports
- Complexity Gaming
- Party Astronauts
- Case Esports
- Team Liquid
- Evil Geniuses
- Imperial Esports
- São Caetano Esports
- paiN Gaming
- 00 Nation
- Bad News Bears
- 9z Team
- Team oNe eSports
These teams are from both North and South America. FURIA Esports qualified thanks to their placement at PGL Stockholm Major 2021, while the rest had to go through qualifiers.
PGL Antwerp 2022 Americas RMR schedule and format
The PGL Antwerp 2022 Americas RMR event runs from 11th to 15th April 2022. Matches start at 09:30 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.
The 6th place decider features a best-of-three, single-elimination gauntlet format, and the 1st place decider features a best-of-three single-elimination match if required.
Prize pool distribution PGL Antwerp Americas RMR
The 16 teams will fight it out for only six spots in the PGL Antwerp 2022 Major, with the first-place finish going directly to the Legends stage.
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There are also two spots open in the Challenger stage, and three spots in the Contender stage. Any of these spots is of much more importance than a share of the $50,000 prize pool.
- 1st place - $25,000 and Legend status.
- 2nd place - $12,500 and Challenger status.
- 3rd place - $7,500 and Challenger status.
- 4th place - $5,000 and Contender status.
- 5th place - Contender status.
- 6th place - Contender status.
So there you have it, everything you need to know about the Americas RMR event leading up to PGL Antwerp 2022. Don't miss out on any of the action, as there is a lot at stake for teams wanting to make it to the next CS:GO Major.
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