BLAST Premier eSports tournament

Publication date: 02 Nov 2022

About the BLAST Premier eSports tournament

The BLAST Premier eSports tournament is an annual CS:GO eSports league organized in 2020 by BLAST, one of the leading eSports organizations. There are 2 seasons: Spring Series and Fall Series, each lasting about 4 months. 12 teams compete in the group stage of the season, with 6 teams making the playoffs of the season. The winner of each season qualifies for the Global Final. The total prize pool for the tournament is $2,475,000. Broadcast for the Russian-speaking audience is provided by WePlay!Esports, the exclusive partner of the BLAST Premier.

Blast Premier official website

BLAST Premier 2022

The Spring Groups 2022 season was held from 28 January to 6 February. Twelve teams participated in the group stage. First place in the group qualifies for the Play-In, second place for the semi-finals, third and fourth place for the quarter-finals. The winner of each final match qualified for the Spring Final, which took place in Lisbon, Portugal, from 15 to 19 June 2022. All prize money amounted to $425,000.

The Fall Groups 2022 season was held in Copenhagen, Denmark from 19 to 28 August. 12 teams from Europe and North America took part in the group stage. The next stages are Fall Showdown and Fall Final. The main prize is a ticket to the World Final, which will be held from 14 to 18 December 2022 in Abu Dhabi.

BLAST Premier eSports events schedule for 2022

Season Name Dates of the event  Venue   Prize fund 
spring Spring Groups  28.01 – 06.02  online 177 500 $
spring Spring Showdown 27.04 – 01.05  online 135 000 $
spring Spring Final 15.06 – 19.06 Lisbon, Portugal 425 000 $
fall Fall Groups 19.08 – 28.08 Copenhagen, Denmark 177 500 $
fall Fall Showdown 19.10 – 23.10 online 135 000 $
fall Fall Final 23.11 – 27.11  Copenhagen, Denmark 425 000 $
World Final  14.12 – 18.12 Abu Dhabi, UAE 1 000 000 $

Previous BLAST Premier season results

Season The year Venue of the final tournament The winning team
2021 January 2021 online Natus Vincere
2020 December 2021 Copenhagen, Denmark Natus Vincere

BLAST Premier 2023

BLAST schedule in 2023:
Spring Groups: January 18 – 29
Spring Showdown: April 11 – 16
Spring Final: June 6 – 11
Fall Groups: July 13 – 23
Fall Showdown: October 4 – 8
Fall Final: November 21 – 26
World Final: December 12 – 17

Keep an eye on the dates of other eSports tournaments and another events in our Sporting Events Calendar.

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