That BLAST Premier Fall Groups 2022 everything is ready to take place 19th until 28th Augustwith a total prize pool of $177,500 (INR 1,41,60,205) with 12 CS:GO teams competing in this premier LAN tournament that takes place online.
This tournament marks the start of the second phase of the BLAST Premier circuit of competition, with two teams, NAVI and FaZe Clan, already qualified for the BLAST Premier: World Final 2022, scheduled to take place this December.
Here is the complete information for the BLAST Premier Fall Groups 2022 everything from teams, rosters, groups, schedule, results, format, prize pool, spectator locations and every other details.
BLAST Premier Fall Groups 2022: Everything you need to know
The one-month player break that began after the conclusion of IEM Cologne 2022 will soon come to an end. During this time, many teams made roster changes to better prepare for the rest of the season.
With their batteries recharged and ready to compete again, players are primed for the upcoming BLAST Premier Fall Groups 2022, marking the start of the second half of the competitive cycle.
A total of 12 teams were directly invited to participate in this tournament as they are all partner teams in this circuit.
These teams were divided into three groups of four teams for the first phase of the event. Your placement will determine the starting position for the second stage of the tournament.
: 19th until 21St Aug 2022
Group-A | 19th August (All Games)
Group-B | 20th August (All Games)
Group-C | 21St August (All Games)
: 25th until 27th Aug 2022
: 28th Aug 2022
BLAST Premier Fall Groups 2022 has been divided into three stages – the Group Stage, followed by the Gauntlet Stage and finally the Last Chance Stage.
In the group stage of the tournament, all 12 teams will be divided into three groups of four teams each. All of them will follow a double elimination format where each match will be a single game series.
All teams will advance to the Gauntlet stage, but placement will depend on their performance in the early stages. The bottom two teams in each group start in the quarter-finals, the runners-up start in the semi-finals and the top-placed teams qualify directly for the final.
Here, teams follow a single-elimination bracket, with each game including a best-of-three series. The top three teams will qualify directly for the BLAST Premier: Fall 2022 Finals, while the bottom three teams will advance to the BLAST Premier: Fall Showdown 2022. The remaining six teams advance to the final stages of the tournament.
The six remaining teams will again follow a single-elimination round with a best-of-three series, with the three winners advancing to the Fall Finals and the three losers making it to the Fall Showdown.
The total prize pool of $177,500 will be shared among all 12 teams competing in the 2022 BLAST Premier Fall Groups based on their placement in the tournament.
Apart from that, the top six teams will qualify directly for the BLAST Premier: Fall 2022 Finals, while the remaining six teams will advance to the BLAST Premier: Fall Showdown 2022.
In addition, all 12 teams will receive some BLAST Premier (BP) points based on their performance.
BLAST Premier Fall Groups 2022 will be streamed live in more than 20 languages across multiple streaming platforms including YouTube, Twitch and Facebook.