Yet another LAN as CS: GO is back with the Blast Fall Finals. Here is everything you need to know about this upcoming EU event.
Just a couple of weeks out from a historic Stockholm Major, competitive CSGO is back! The Blast Fall Finals is the next event up on the docket and it is on LAN!! Eight of Europe’s finest will compete for a spot in the Blast Premier: World Finals 2021. Esports.gg has put together the ultimate tournament guide which includes the format, the prize pool, and much more!
Which Teams will be Competing at the Blast Premier Fall Finals?
Although they have already secured their spot in the World Finals, PGL Major Stockholm Champions Natus Vincere headlines a star-studded lineup of Europe’s elite. Here is how the rest of the lineup rounds out:
- Natus Vincere.
- Ninjas in Pyjamas.
- Team Vitality.
- Team Liquid.
- FaZe Clan.
What is the format for Blast Permier Fall Finals?
As there are only eight teams competing in this tournament, the Fall Finals will not have a group stage and will jump immediately into a bracket. The playoffs will be a double-elimination bracket with each match, including the grand-final, being a best-of-three. Here is how the bracket has shaped up:
- Double Elimination
- All matches are best-of-three series
What is the prize pool for Blast Fall Finals?
While there will be a large prize pool up for grabs, the winner will also earn themselves an automatic bye to the Blast Premier: World Finals 2021 tournament. Here is how the prize pool will be distributed for this tournament:
- First place: $225,000 + World Finals seed + 4000 Blast Premier points.
- Second place: $85,000 + 2000 Blast Premier points.
- Third place: $40,000 + 1500 Blast Premier points.
- Fourth place: $25,000 + 1000 Blast Premier points.
- Fifth-sixth place: $15,000 + 500 Blast Premier points.
- Seventh-eight place: $10,000 + 250 Blast Premier points.
What does Blast Fall Finals start?
The 2021 Blast Fall Finals officially kicks off on November 24 at 14:00 GMT. Heroic and FaZe Clan will kick off day one followed by Major champions Natus Vincere taking on BIG. The second round of best-of-three’s will see NiP taking on Astralis, followed by Team Liquid and Team Vitality going head to head.