The biggest prize pool in CS:GO history
The PGL Stockholm Major features the biggest prize pool in CS:GO esports history, weighing in at $2 million!
At the time of writing, the prize pool distribution has not been announced but we suspect the winner will get the lion's share.
PGL Stockholm Major teams
Teams are divided into three groups based on their RMR standings. There are a total of 24 teams competing at the PGL Stockholm Major, with the "Contenders" being the lowest ranked, followed by the "Challengers" and finally, the Legends.
Check out the teams and their respective categories below.
- Ninjas in Pyjamas
- G2 Esports
- Team Vitality
- Team Liquid
- Evil Geniuses
- Gambit Esports
- Natus Vincere
- Movistar Riders
- paiN Gaming
- Team Spirit
- FaZe Clan
- Copenhagen Flames
- Sharks Esports
The teams in their categories are sorted in no particular order, in case you were wondering.
PGL Stockholm Major format & schedule
It all starts with the Challengers stage, with a 16 Team Swiss System Format. The top eight teams proceed to the Legends stage, while the bottom eight teams get eliminated. This stage runs from 26 to 29 October.
From 30 October to 2 November, the Legends stage will take place via a 16 Team Swiss System Format. The top eight teams proceed to the Champions stage, while the bottom eight teams get eliminated.
Lastly, the Champions Stage will run from 4 to 7 November 2021. It features a single-elimination bracket and all matches will be best-of-three.
Both the Challengers and Contenders teams start in the Challengers stage, while the Legends teams await in the Legends stage.
Matches are scheduled to start at 09:00 BST each day.
How to watch PGL Stockholm Major
We've embedded the Twitch channel below for your convenience.
We simply can't wait to watch the PGL Stockholm Major. It should be an exciting prospect for all CS:GO esports fans, as we will finally get another Major champion after more than two years of waiting.
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