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BLAST Premier: Spring Groups 2022

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[e][h]BLAST Premier: Spring Groups 2022
League Information
Organizer:
Type:
Online
Location:
Europe Europe
Prize Pool:
$177,498 USD
Start Date:
2022-01-28
End Date:
2022-02-06
Teams:
12
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Ancient • Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Vertigo

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Desk Host:
  • Analysts:
    • Switzerland Maniac (Mathieu Quiquerez)
    • Denmark Pimp (Jacob Winneche)
  • Observers:

Format[edit]

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

Prize Pool[edit]

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

Participants[edit]

Astralis
Notes
1Denmark Xyp9x
2Denmark gla1ve
3Denmark Lucky
4Denmark k0nfig
5Denmark blameF
CDenmark ave
1 January 31st - Astralis release Denmark Bubzkji. [1]
BIG
1Germany tabseN
2Germany tiziaN
3Germany syrsoN
4Germany k1to
5Germany faveN
CGermany enkay J
Complexity
Notes
1South Africa JT
2Canada FaNg
3United States floppy
4United States Grim
5United States junior
CSouth Africa T.c
1 January 18th - Complexity Gaming acquire Extra Salt's lineup alongside United States Grim and United States junior from Team Liquid and FURIA Esports, respectively. [2]
Evil Geniuses
Notes
1United States Brehze
2Bulgaria CeRq
3United States Stewie2K
4United States autimatic
5United States RUSH
CFrance maLeK
1 January 18th - Evil Geniuses acquire United States Stewie2K from Team Liquid. [3]
2 January 19th - Evil Geniuses sign United States autimatic. [4]
3 January 20th - Evil Geniuses sign United States RUSH. [5]
FaZe Clan
1Norway rain
2Latvia broky
3Canada Twistzz
4Denmark karrigan
5Estonia ropz
CSweden RobbaN
G2 Esports
Notes
1France JACKZ
2Bosnia and Herzegovina huNter-
3Bosnia and Herzegovina NiKo
4Russia m0NESY
5Finland Aleksib
CFrance XTQZZZ
1 January 23rd - G2 Esports and OG swap Serbia nexa and Finland Aleksib. Additionally, they bench France AMANEK and sign France XTQZZZ as their new coach. [6]
MIBR
Notes
1Brazil exit
2Brazil WOOD7
3Brazil Tuurtle
4Brazil JOTA
5MIBR AcademyMIBR AcademyBrazil brnz4n
CBrazil rmn
1 January 15th - Brazil boltz steps down from MIBR's active lineup to play for Last Dance. [7]
2 January 21st - MIBR part ways with Brazil Apoka. [8]
3 January 25th - Brazil chelo is unable to travel to the tournament due to a positive COVID-19 test. Brazil brnz4n from MIBR Academy stands in for him. [9]
Ninjas in Pyjamas
Notes
1Sweden REZ
2Sweden Plopski
3Sweden hampus
4Denmark es3tag
5Young NinjasYoung NinjasSweden phzy
CSweden djL
1 January 14th - Ninjas in Pyjamas acquire Sweden djL from Apeks as their head coach. [10]
2 January 20th - Sweden phzy stands in for Denmark dev1ce due to the latter's extended medical break. [11]
OG
Notes
1Denmark valde
2Poland mantuu
3Denmark niko
4Israel flameZ
5Serbia nexa
CDenmark ruggah
1 January 23rd - OG and G2 Esports swap Finland Aleksib and Serbia nexa. [6]
Team Liquid
Notes
1United States EliGE
2Canada NAF
3United States oSee
4France shox
5United States nitr0
CUnited States adreN
1 January 15th - Team Liquid announce the signing of United States nitr0 as he comes out of retirement. [12]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[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
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
16
Complexity GamingComplexity GamingCOL
12
16
12
January 28, 2022 - 15:00 CET
169
7
126
6
BIGBIGBIG
12
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
16
12
16
January 28, 2022 - 16:20 CET
128
4
167
9
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
16
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
6
January 28, 2022 - 18:00 CET
1610
6
65
1
Lower Bracket Semifinal
Lower Bracket Semifinal
LB Semifinal
LBSF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
LB Final
LBF
Complexity GamingComplexity GamingCOL
10
BIGBIGBIG
16
10
16
January 28, 2022 - 19:10 CET
105
5
1610
6
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
16
BIGBIGBIG
9
January 28, 2022 - 20:40 CET
169
7
96
3
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
22
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
19
22
19
January 28, 2022 - 22:00 CET
22612
922
19921
610

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
12
MIBRMIBRMIBR
16
January 29, 2022 - 15:00 CET
127
5
168
8
AstralisAstralisAstralis
8
OGOGOG
16
January 29, 2022 - 16:45 CET
86
2
169
7
MIBRMIBRMIBR
9
OGOGOG
16
January 29, 2022 - 18:05 CET
92
7
1613
3
Lower Bracket Semifinal
Lower Bracket Semifinal
LB Semifinal
LBSF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
LB Final
LBF
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
17
AstralisAstralisAstralis
19
January 29, 2022 - 19:15 CET
1782
70
1971
83
MIBRMIBRMIBR
9
AstralisAstralisAstralis
16
January 29, 2022 - 21:05 CET
98
1
167
9
OGOGOG
16
AstralisAstralisAstralis
8
January 29, 2022 - 22:35 CET
168
8
87
1

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
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
16
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
3
January 30, 2022 - 15:00 CET
1612
4
33
0
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
19
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
15
January 30, 2022 - 16:00 CET
1993
61
1560
90
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
19
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
15
January 30, 2022 - 17:45 CET
1933
121
15120
30
Lower Bracket Semifinal
Lower Bracket Semifinal
LB Semifinal
LBSF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
LB Final
LBF
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
17
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
19
January 30, 2022 - 19:20 CET
17102
50
1951
103
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
19
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
17
January 30, 2022 - 21:15 CET
1942
112
17111
41
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
10
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
16
January 30, 2022 - 23:10 CET
106
4
169
7

Play-In Stage[edit]

Round 1
Round 1
R1
Round 2
Round 2
R2
Round 3
Round 3
R3
Complexity GamingComplexity GamingCOL
0
MIBRMIBRMIBR
2
February 3, 2022 - 13:00 CET
135
8
1610
6
149
5
166
10
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
2
MIBRMIBRMIBR
0
February 4, 2022 - 13:00 CET
169
7
106
4
1611
5
54
1
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
1
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
2
February 5, 2022 - 13:15 CET
108
2
167
9
1611
5
44
0
125
7
1610
6
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
2
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
0
February 3, 2022 - 16:00 CET
168
8
107
3
1613
3
122
10
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
2
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
1
February 4, 2022 - 15:35 CET
118
3
167
9
169
7
116
5
1610
6
75
2
OGOGOG
2
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
1
February 5, 2022 - 17:05 CET
1612
4
43
1
147
7
168
8
1972
82
1781
71
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
1
BIGBIGBIG
2
February 3, 2022 - 18:40 CET
169
7
86
2
126
6
169
7
107
3
168
8
AstralisAstralisAstralis
0
BIGBIGBIG
2
February 4, 2022 - 19:25 CET
137
6
168
8
71
6
1614
2
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
2
BIGBIGBIG
1
February 5, 2022 - 21:10 CET
169
7
146
8
22
0
1613
3
1614
2
11
0
Last Chance Matches
Qualified
Qualified
Qual.
Q
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
2
MIBRMIBRMIBR
0
February 6, 2022 - 13:00 CET
1614
2
51
4
1613
3
62
4
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
0
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
2
February 6, 2022 - 15:20 CET
63
3
1612
4
146
8
169
7
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
BIGBIGBIG
2
AstralisAstralisAstralis
0
February 6, 2022 - 18:30 CET
1611
5
144
10
1612
4
93
6
BIGBIGBIG

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