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BLAST Premier: Fall Groups 2022

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[e][h]BLAST Premier: Fall Groups 2022
League Information
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
Denmark Copenhagen
Venue:
BLAST Studio
Prize Pool:
$177,498 USD
Start Date:
2022-08-19
End Date:
2022-08-28
Teams:
12
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Ancient • Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Vertigo

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Desk Host:
  • Analysts:

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage:
    • Three double-elimination (GSL) format groups
      • Each group has 4 teams
      • All matches are Bo1
    • All teams advance to the seeded Play-In Stage
  • Play-In Stage:
    • Three Single-Elimination gauntlets
      • All matches are Bo3
    • Winner from each gauntlet advances to the Fall Finals
    • Second and third teams from each gauntlet advance to the Last Chance Stage
    • Fourth team from each gauntlet advance to the Fall EU Showdown or Fall AME Showdown

Prize Pool[edit]

$177,498 USD are spread among the participants as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Astralis
Notes
1Denmark Xyp9x
2Denmark gla1ve
3Denmark k0nfig
4Denmark blameF
5Denmark farlig
CDenmark trace
1 May 2nd - Astralis announce Denmark trace will be taking over as Astralis' coach on a permanent basis. [1]
BIG
Notes
1Germany tabseN
2Germany syrsoN
3Germany faveN
4Germany Krimbo
5Germany k1to
CGermany gob b
1 August 9th - Germany k1to returns to the main roster from BIG Academy while Germany tiziaN steps down from the active lineup to assume an unspecified role within the organization. [2]
Complexity
Notes
1South Africa JT
2Canada FaNg
3United States floppy
4United States Grim
5Norway hallzerk
CSouth Africa T.c
1 July 28th - Complexity Gaming bench United States junior and sign Norway hallzerk as his replacement. [3][4]
Evil Geniuses
Notes
SUnited States RUSH
 
 
 
 
1United States Brehze
2Bulgaria CeRq
3United States autimatic
4Canada HexT
5Kazakhstan neaLaN
CDenmark Vorborg
1 May 10th - Evil Geniuses bench and transfer-list France maLeK. [5]
2 July 28th - United States Stewie2K steps down from Evil Geniuses' starting lineup to become a streamer for the organization. [6]
3 August 2nd - Evil Geniuses bench United States RUSH, move Canada HexT onto the primary squad, acquire Kazakhstan neaLaN from K23, and sign Denmark Vorborg as coach. [7]
4 August 16th - United States RUSH stands in for United States autimatic who will miss the initial matches at the event due to personal reasons. [8]
FaZe Clan
1Norway rain
2Latvia broky
3Canada Twistzz
4Denmark karrigan
5Estonia ropz
CSweden RobbaN
G2 Esports
Notes
1Bosnia and Herzegovina huNter-
2Bosnia and Herzegovina NiKo
3Russia m0NESY
4Australia jks
5Denmark HooXi
CFrance XTQZZZ
1 August 10th - G2 Esports transfer France JACKZ to HEET. [9]
2 August 16th - G2 Esports bench Finland Aleksib and acquire Australia jks and Denmark HooXi from Complexity Gaming and Copenhagen Flames, respectively. [10]
Heroic
Notes
1Denmark stavn
2Denmark cadiaN
3Denmark TeSeS
4Denmark sjuush
5Denmark jabbi
CSweden Xizt
1 June 18th - Heroic bench Denmark refrezh. [11]
2 June 21st - Heroic acquire Denmark jabbi from Copenhagen Flames. [12]
Natus Vincere
Notes
SNatus Vincere JuniorNatus Vincere JuniorUkraine headtr1ck
 
 
 
 
1Ukraine s1mple
2Non-representing electroNic
3Non-representing Perfecto
4Ukraine b1t
5MAD LionsUkraine sdy
CUkraine B1ad3
1 May 28th - Natus Vincere bench Russia Boombl4. [13]
2 August 4th - Ukraine sdy will stand in for Natus Vincere until the end of IEM Rio Major 2022. [14]
3 August 19th - Ukraine headtr1ck stands in for Ukraine s1mple who will miss the group stage due to personal reasons. [15]
OG
Notes
1Israel flameZ
2Serbia nexa
3Czechia NEOFRAG
4Poland F1KU
5Russia degster
CDenmark ruggah
1 May 11th - OG bench Denmark valde by mutual agreement. [16]
2 May 25th - OG bench Denmark niko. [17]
3 May 27th - OG acquire Czech Republic NEOFRAG from SINNERS Esports and Poland F1KU from AGO. [18]
4 July 15th - OG bench Poland mantuu and acquire Russia degster from Team Spirit. [19]
Team Liquid
Notes
1United States EliGE
2Canada NAF
3United States oSee
4United States nitr0
5Virtus.proLatvia YEKINDAR
CCanada daps
1 June 19th - Team Liquid bench France shox and United States adreN. [20]
2 June 20th - Team Liquid sign Canada daps as the team's new head coach. [21]
3 August 11th - Latvia YEKINDAR stands in for Team Liquid at the event. [22]
Team Vitality
Notes
1France apEX
2France ZywOo
3Denmark dupreeh
4Denmark Magisk
5Israel Spinx
CDenmark zonic
1 August 9th - Team Vitality part ways with France misutaaa. [23]
2 August 15th - Team Vitality acquire Israel Spinx from ENCE. [24]

Results[edit]

Group A[edit]

Upper Bracket Semifinals
Upper Bracket Semifinals
UB Semifinals
UBSF
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Bracket Final
UB Final
UBF
Grand Final
Grand Final
Final
GF
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
16
OGOGOG
11
August 19, 2022 - 13:00 CEST
168
8
117
4
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
16
AstralisAstralisAstralis
10
August 19, 2022 - 14:10 CEST
169
7
106
4
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
16
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
12
August 19, 2022 - 15:50 CEST
168
8
127
5
Lower Bracket Semifinal
Lower Bracket Semifinal
LB Semifinal
LBSF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
LB Final
LBF
OGOGOG
9
AstralisAstralisAstralis
16
August 19, 2022 - 17:15 CEST
93
6
1612
4
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
9
AstralisAstralisAstralis
16
August 19, 2022 - 18:35 CEST
97
2
168
8
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
17
AstralisAstralisAstralis
19
August 19, 2022 - 20:40 CEST
17102
50
1951
103

Group B[edit]

Upper Bracket Semifinals
Upper Bracket Semifinals
UB Semifinals
UBSF
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Bracket Final
UB Final
UBF
Grand Final
Grand Final
Final
GF
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
9
Complexity GamingComplexity GamingCOL
16
August 20, 2022 - 13:00 CEST
97
2
168
8
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
12
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
16
August 20, 2022 - 14:15 CEST
128
4
167
9
Complexity GamingComplexity GamingCOL
14
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
16
August 20, 2022 - 15:45 CEST
148
6
167
9
Lower Bracket Semifinal
Lower Bracket Semifinal
LB Semifinal
LBSF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
LB Final
LBF
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
16
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
14
14
August 20, 2022 - 17:00 CEST
165
11
1410
4
Complexity GamingComplexity GamingCOL
3
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
16
August 20, 2022 - 18:35 CEST
33
0
1612
4
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
4
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
16
August 20, 2022 - 19:45 CEST
44
0
1611
5

Group C[edit]

Upper Bracket Semifinals
Upper Bracket Semifinals
UB Semifinals
UBSF
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Bracket Final
UB Final
UBF
Grand Final
Grand Final
Final
GF
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
16
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
8
August 21, 2022 - 13:00 CEST
1611
5
84
4
HeroicHeroicHeroic
16
BIGBIGBIG
13
August 21, 2022 - 14:00 CEST
166
10
139
4
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
16
HeroicHeroicHeroic
10
August 21, 2022 - 15:40 CEST
169
7
106
4
Lower Bracket Semifinal
Lower Bracket Semifinal
LB Semifinal
LBSF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
LB Final
LBF
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
6
BIGBIGBIG
16
August 21, 2022 - 16:40 CEST
63
3
1612
4
HeroicHeroicHeroic
16
BIGBIGBIG
14
August 21, 2022 - 17:55 CEST
168
8
147
7
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
10
HeroicHeroicHeroic
16
August 21, 2022 - 19:30 CEST
106
4
169
7

Play-In Stage[edit]

Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Finals
Qualified
Qualified
Qual.
Q
OGOGOG
2
Complexity GamingComplexity GamingCOL
0
August 25, 2022 - 13:00 CEST
1611
5
134
9
1611
5
44
0
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
1
OGOGOG
2
August 26, 2022 - 13:00 CEST
107
3
168
8
1610
6
95
4
117
4
168
8
AstralisAstralisAstralis
0
OGOGOG
2
August 27, 2022 - 13:00 CEST
125
7
168
8
127
5
168
8
OGOGOG
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
2
BIGBIGBIG
0
August 25, 2022 - 19:15 CEST
168
8
87
1
1611
5
74
3
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
2
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
1
August 26, 2022 - 19:50 CEST
1611
5
44
0
54
1
1611
5
1610
6
65
1
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
2
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
0
August 27, 2022 - 18:20 CEST
169
7
106
4
168
8
137
6
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
1
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
2
August 25, 2022 - 15:40 CEST
77
0
168
8
1613
3
72
5
116
5
169
7
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
2
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
0
August 26, 2022 - 16:40 CEST
1613
3
132
11
1962
92
1791
61
HeroicHeroicHeroic
0
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
2
August 27, 2022 - 15:50 CEST
66
0
169
7
83
5
1612
4
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
Last Chance Matches
Qualified
Qualified
Qual.
Q
AstralisAstralisAstralis
1
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
2
August 28, 2022 - 13:00 CEST
97
2
168
8
1982
72
1671
80
105
5
1610
6
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
1
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
2
August 28, 2022 - 21:15 CEST
146
8
169
7
1610
6
135
8
136
7
169
7
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
HeroicHeroicHeroic
1
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
2
August 28, 2022 - 17:10 CEST
148
6
167
9
167
9
98
1
74
3
1611
5
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP

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Highlights[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "trace Stays As Coach For Main Team, MOODII Joins As New Coach For Astralis Talent". Astralis. 2022-05-02.
  2. "Nils “k1to” Gruhne makes return to main roster". BIG. 2022-08-09.
  3. Complexity Gaming (2022-07-28). "Thank you, @1juniorcs".
  4. Complexity Gaming (2022-07-28). "Welcome @hallzerk".
  5. Evil Geniuses (2022-05-10). "Evil Geniuses is committed to the success of this team".
  6. Stewie2K (2022-07-28). "I’m hype to announce that I’ll be streaming VAL & CS for @EvilGeniuses Creator Collective".
  7. Evil Geniuses (2022-08-02). "Better late than never!".
  8. Evil Geniuses (2022-08-16). "UPDATE: @RUSH will step into the starting lineup for BLAST PREMIER on August 21".
  9. "HEET Signs JACKZ to Their CSGO Roster". HEET. 2022-08-10.
  10. "CS:GO Roster Update: Welcome G2 jks and HooXi". G2 Esports. 2022-08-16.
  11. "Thank you, Refrezh". Heroic. 2022-06-18.
  12. "Welcome, JABBI!". Heroic. 2022-06-21.
  13. "Changes in NAVI CS:GO roster". Natus Vincere. 2022-05-28.
  14. Natus Vincere (2022-08-04). "Spoiler: @somedieyoungCS will play with us at least till the end of Rio Major".
  15. "s1mple misses BLAST Premier: Fall Groups group stage". Natus Vincere. 2022-08-19.
  16. "OG Esports and Valdemar “valde” Bjørn Vangså have mutually agreed to explore options". OG. 2022-05-11.
  17. OG (2022-05-25). "Thank you, @OfficialnikoCS".
  18. "OG CS:GO: The future is ours". OG. 2022-05-27.
  19. "DEGSTER MANIA HAS ARRIVED". OG. 2022-07-15.
  20. Team Liquid (2022-06-19). "Today we are announcing that shox & adreN are stepping down from our active lineup".
  21. Team Liquid (2022-06-20). "Welcome our new coach @daps!".
  22. Striker (2022-08-11). "Liquid confirm YEKINDAR for BLAST Premier Fall Groups". HLTV.
  23. Team Vitality (2022-08-09). "Over two years in the hive, two years of incredible moments, trophies and memories".
  24. Team Vitality (2022-08-15). "A new adventure begins".