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BLAST Premier: Fall Groups 2023

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[e][h]BLAST Premier: Fall Groups 2023
League Information
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
Denmark Copenhagen
Prize Pool:
$177,498 USD
Start Date:
2023-07-13
End Date:
2023-07-23
Teams:
12
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Ancient • Anubis • 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 Bo3
    • Winner from each group advances to the Fall Final
    • Remaining 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 Final
    • Remaining teams advance to the EU or AM Fall Showdowns

Prize Pool[edit]

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

Participants[edit]

Astralis
Notes
1Denmark blameF
2Denmark dev1ce
3Denmark Buzz
4Denmark Staehr
5Denmark b0RUP
CDenmark casle
1 April 17th - Astralis promote Denmark Altekz from the academy team. [1]
2 June 22nd - Astralis bench Denmark gla1ve, move Denmark Altekz back to Astralis Talent, acquire Denmark Staehr from Sprout, and sign Denmark b0RUP. [2]
BIG
Notes
1Germany tabseN
2Germany Krimbo
3Germany prosus
4Germany s1n
5Poland mantuu
CGermany gob b
1 February 20th - BIG bench Germany syrsoN and promote Germany hyped from BIG Academy. [3]
2 June 21st - BIG bench Germany faveN and Germany k1to, move Germany hyped back to BIG Academy whilst promoting Germany prosus and Germany s1n, and sign Poland mantuu. [4]
Complexity Gaming
Notes
1South Africa JT
2United States floppy
3United States Grim
4Norway hallzerk
5United States EliGE
CSouth Africa T.c
1 June 22nd - Complexity Gaming bench Canada FaNg and acquire United States EliGE from Team Liquid. [5][6]
Evil Geniuses
Notes
1United States autimatic
2Canada Walco
3United States Jeorge
4United States junior
5Canada HexT
CUnited States Axed
1 April 11th - Evil Geniuses acquire Denmark refrezh from Sprout. [7]
2 April 26th - Canada HexT is transitioned onto Evil Geniuses Black. [8]
3 June 23rd - Evil Geniuses bench Denmark Vorborg. [9]
4 June 24th - Evil Geniuses bench United States Brehze, Kazakhstan neaLaN, United States wiz and Denmark refrezh and promote Canada Walco, United States Jeorge, United States junior, Canada HexT, and United States Axed from Evil Geniuses Black. [10]
FaZe Clan
Notes
1Norway rain
2Latvia broky
3Canada Twistzz
4Denmark karrigan
5Estonia ropz
1 July 13th - FaZe Clan part ways with Sweden RobbaN. [11]
G2 Esports
1Bosnia and Herzegovina huNter-
2Bosnia and Herzegovina NiKo
3Russia m0NESY
4Australia jks
5Denmark HooXi
CGermany Swani
Heroic
1Denmark stavn
2Denmark cadiaN
3Denmark TeSeS
4Denmark sjuush
5Denmark jabbi
CSweden Xizt
Natus Vincere
Notes
1Ukraine s1mple
2Ukraine b1t
3Finland Aleksib
4Lithuania jL
5Romania iM
CUkraine B1ad3
1 June 30th - Natus Vincere bench Non-representing electroNic, Non-representing Perfecto and Ukraine npl and acquire Finland Aleksib, Lithuania jL and Romania iM from Ninjas in Pyjamas, Apeks and GamerLegion, respectively. [12]
Ninjas in Pyjamas
Notes
1Sweden REZ
2Sweden hampus
3Sweden Brollan
4Ukraine headtr1ck
5Denmark k0nfig
CSweden djL
1 June 14th - Ninjas in Pyjamas bench Finland Aleksib and reinstate Sweden hampus back into the starting lineup. [13][14]
OG
Notes
1Serbia nexa
2Poland F1KU
3Romania regali
4Germany k1to
5Netherlands FASHR
CDenmark ruggah
1 February 15th - OG add Denmark niko as a stand-in as Serbia nexa steps down from the active lineup for personal reasons. [15]
2 June 8th - OG part ways with Denmark niko. [16]
3 June 20th - OG bench and transfer-list Czech Republic NEOFRAG and Russia degster. [17]
4 June 22nd - Israel flameZ is acquired by Team Vitality. [18]
5 June 30th - OG reinstate Serbia nexa to the active lineup, sign Romania regali and acquire Germany k1to and Netherlands FASHR from BIG and Fnatic, respectively. [19]
Team Liquid
Notes
1Canada NAF
2United States oSee
3Latvia YEKINDAR
4Bulgaria Rainwaker
5Russia Patsi
CCanada daps
1 June 4th - Team Liquid bench United States nitr0 as he retires from competitive Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. [20]
2 June 22nd - Team Liquid acquire Bulgaria Rainwaker and Russia Patsi from 500 and Team Spirit, respectively. Additionally, United States EliGE is acquired by Complexity Gaming. [21][22][6]
Team Vitality
Notes
1France apEX
2France ZywOo
3Denmark Magisk
4Israel Spinx
5Israel flameZ
CDenmark zonic
1 June 22nd - Team Vitality bench Denmark dupreeh and sign Israel flameZ. [18]

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
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
2
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
0
July 13, 2023 - 15:00 CEST
1614
2
61
5
1612
4
33
0
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
1
Complexity GamingComplexity GamingCOL
2
July 13, 2023 - 17:20 CEST
168
8
147
7
127
5
168
8
138
5
167
9
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
2
Complexity GamingComplexity GamingCOL
0
July 15, 2023 - 16:15 CEST
1614
2
11
0
1612
4
63
3
Lower Bracket Semifinal
Lower Bracket Semifinal
LB Semifinal
LBSF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
LB Final
LBF
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
0
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
2
July 15, 2023 - 18:30 CEST
20821
711
22712
822
116
5
169
7
Complexity GamingComplexity GamingCOL
1
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
2
July 18, 2023 - 15:00 CEST
95
4
1610
6
1610
6
75
2
20712
820
22821
713
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
0
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
2
July 19, 2023 - 17:45 CEST
138
5
167
9
148
6
167
9

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
HeroicHeroicHeroic
2
BIGBIGBIG
0
July 14, 2023 - 12:00 CEST
1610
6
75
2
168
8
87
1
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
2
AstralisAstralisAstralis
1
July 14, 2023 - 15:00 CEST
85
3
1610
6
1610
6
65
1
1612
4
123
9
HeroicHeroicHeroic
2
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
0
July 16, 2023 - 15:00 CEST
169
7
96
3
1611
5
104
6
Lower Bracket Semifinal
Lower Bracket Semifinal
LB Semifinal
LBSF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
LB Final
LBF
BIGBIGBIG
2
AstralisAstralisAstralis
1
July 16, 2023 - 17:40 CEST
86
2
169
7
168
8
107
3
168
8
147
7
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
2
BIGBIGBIG
0
July 18, 2023 - 19:10 CEST
1611
5
114
7
1611
5
144
10
HeroicHeroicHeroic
2
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
1
July 20, 2023 - 15:00 CEST
168
8
117
4
145
9
1610
6
1611
5
124
8

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
2
OGOGOG
0
July 14, 2023 - 18:30 CEST
166
10
149
5
168
8
97
2
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
1
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
2
July 15, 2023 - 12:00 CEST
97
2
168
8
1972
82
1781
71
148
6
167
9
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
1
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
2
July 17, 2023 - 15:00 CEST
1611
5
114
7
143
11
1612
4
81
7
1614
2
Lower Bracket Semifinal
Lower Bracket Semifinal
LB Semifinal
LBSF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
LB Final
LBF
OGOGOG
0
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
2
July 17, 2023 - 18:45 CEST
66
0
169
7
65
1
1610
6
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
2
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
0
July 19, 2023 - 15:00 CEST
1611
5
74
3
169
7
116
5
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
0
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
2
July 20, 2023 - 19:15 CEST
75
2
1610
6
116
5
169
7

Play-In Stage[edit]

Round 1
Round 1
R1
Round 2
Round 2
R2
Qualified
Qualified
Qual.
Q
BIGBIGBIG
2
OGOGOG
1
July 21, 2023 - 17:30 CEST
118
3
167
9
165
11
1310
3
1610
6
115
6
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
2
BIGBIGBIG
0
July 23, 2023 - 15:00 CEST
167
9
118
3
1610
6
85
3
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
2
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
1
July 22, 2023 - 15:00 CEST
1611
5
74
3
135
8
1610
6
1973
81
1580
70
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
2
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
0
July 23, 2023 - 17:40 CEST
1610
6
145
9
167
9
148
6
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
Complexity GamingComplexity GamingCOL
0
AstralisAstralisAstralis
2
July 21, 2023 - 15:00 CEST
127
5
168
8
43
1
1612
4
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
0
AstralisAstralisAstralis
2
July 22, 2023 - 19:20 CEST
117
4
168
8
98
1
167
9
AstralisAstralisAstralis

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References[edit]

  1. Astralis (2023-04-17). "Team update".
  2. "Astralis brings in Staehr and b0RUP – gla1ve and Xyp9x benched". Astralis. 2023-06-22.
  3. BIG (2023-02-20). "We would like to update you on the recent changes to our main CS:GO lineup".
  4. "BIG REBUILDS COUNTER-STRIKE ROSTER". BIG. 2023-06-21.
  5. Complexity Gaming (2023-06-22). "As of today, Justin "@FaNgJC" Coakley has been placed on our inactive roster while we look to find him a new home".
  6. 6.0 6.1 Complexity Gaming (2023-06-22). "Welcome @EliGE!".
  7. Evil Geniuses (2023-04-11). "The rumors are true—@refrezhCS is HERE".
  8. Evil Geniuses (2023-04-26). "@HexTCSGO is officially a starter for EG Black".
  9. Vorborg (2023-06-23). "@EvilGeniuses has decided to move in a different direction, which means I'll be benched".
  10. Evil Geniuses (2023-06-24). "Familiar faces, new era".
  11. FaZe Clan (2023-07-13). "For the years of leadership".
  12. "NAVI introduced European CS:GO roster". Natus Vincere. 2023-06-30.
  13. Ninjas in Pyjamas (2023-06-14). "This change also means Aleksib has been moved to the bench".
  14. Ninjas in Pyjamas (2023-06-14). "Guess who's back?".
  15. OG (2023-02-15). "Roster update: @nexaOG is stepping back from the team temporarily for personal reasons".
  16. OG (2023-06-08). "You rose to the challenge with brio, and it was a pleasure to take part in the last Major in the history of CS:GO with you".
  17. OG (2023-06-20). "An update on our roster for the upcoming season".
  18. 18.0 18.1 "A legendary chapter closes, a new one begins". Team Vitality. 2023-06-22.
  19. OG (2023-06-30). "A new adventure begins today".
  20. Team Liquid (2023-06-04). "Today marks the end of an era".
  21. Team Liquid (2023-06-22). "Welcome Rainwaker!".
  22. Team Liquid (2023-06-22). "Welcome Patsi!".