Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming BLAST Premier Fall Groups 2022 CSGO event.
With the player break in the rearview mirror, CSGO will see its first BIG event of the new season with BLAST Premier Fall Groups 2022. Twelve partnered BLAST teams will be competing in a week-long group stage with the hopes of reaching the next round. With many of the best teams in the world in attendance, this is setting up to be an exciting event.
Here is ESTNN's BLAST Premier Fall Groups 2022 guide. This article will highlight the group's schedule, the format and much more.
What is the schedule for BLAST Premier Fall Groups 2022?
BLAST Premier Fall Groups 2022 will run from August 19 to August 28. At the time of writing this article, only the opening six games are officially scheduled due to the format of this portion of the event. This article will be updated live as the matches conclude. Here is how the schedule will break down for this CSGO event.
What is the format for Blast Premier Fall Groups 2022?
The BLAST Premier Fall Groups 2022 CSGO event will pit twelve of Europe's best against each other. The tournament is split into three different stages – the Groups stage, the Play-in stage and finally the Last Chance stage.
The twelve teams have been divided into three different groups of four. The groups will also participate in a double-elimination format. Every match is best-of-one and each team advances to the Play-in stage.
The teams are placed into three single-elimination gauntlets. Teams are seeded based on their group stage performance. Every series in the Play-in are best-of-three. The winner of each gauntlet will automatically qualify for the Fall Finals. The Second and third teams from each gauntlet advance to the Last Chance stage and finally, the fourth team from each gauntlet will advance to the Fall Showdown event.
Last chance stage
The remaining teams will compete in a single elimination bracket, every series will be a best-of-three. The winners will advance to the Fall Finals while the losers will head to the Fall Showdown.
What is the prize pool for Blast Premier Fall Groups 2022?
The twelve European sides will be competing for a share of the $177,498 prize pool. Here is how the money will be distributed amongst the competing teams:
- 1st-3rd – $27,500
- 4th-6th – $17,500
- 7th-9th – $8,500
- 10th-12th – $5,666
How can I watch the Blast Premier Fall Groups 2022?
Fans interested in watching this tier 1 CSGO event can do so by checking out BLAST's page across many esports streaming platforms. Here is the list of the ways you can watch Blast Premier Fall Groups 2022:
- Official BLAST Twitch page
- Official BLAST YouTube channel
- Fans can check out the coverage on BLAST's Facebook page
- Fans can also check out the coverage on BLAST's official Twitter page
This article will be updated live as the tournament kicks off. The schedule will be updated to match the current games that are being played and the placements of the teams at the end of the tournament.
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