Again in September, BLAST introduced their latest CS:GO (Counter-Strike International Offensive) aggressive circuit — BLAST Premier — a world match collection with a complete prize pool of $four,250,000.
The collection of tournaments is ready to start out quickly with its Spring Sequence in London. The highest esports groups from all over the world will likely be competing within the collection, which spans throughout the 2020 12 months. There are Spring and Fall Sequence together with a Showdown and a International Closing.
“BLAST got here to all the groups with a proposition that’s set to remodel the business. We consider the BLAST strategy of manufacturing greatest at school leisure will proceed to draw massive new audiences as a world collection in cool places, modern format and distinctive experiences,” Nicolas Maurer, CEO of Staff Vitality, mentioned on behalf of the 12 groups, through esports Observer. “It was a no brainer to take part for all groups and gamers. We’re excited to be competing towards one another.”
BLAST Premier guidelines
Because the video above explains, BLAST Premier will use best-of-Three matches all through the collection. There may be additionally a brand new play-in system that provides any crew the possibility to qualify for each the International Closing and the 2 seasonal finals.
For the Spring Sequence, there are 12 groups separated into three teams, making it 4 groups in every group. These teams will compete one by one over a span of three weeks. The highest six groups on the finish of these three weeks will advance to the Spring Closing.
The six groups that didn’t qualify get a second likelihood to compete within the Spring Showdown. BLAST Premier will add in an extra 4 groups to assist compete on this part. The highest two groups from the Spring Showdown may also compete within the Spring Closing for a complete of eight groups within the Closing. The Fall Sequence will comply with the identical format.
“We have now spent months creating the precise format,” BLAST CEO Robbie Douek mentioned in a press release. “A format that may create the best leisure product for followers at occasions and viewers watching the world over. We consider we have now perfected that format.”
In keeping with the press launch, BLAST Premier is ready to perform three issues:
1. Improve the viewers expertise, in area and at dwelling.2. Inform the emotive tales behind esports’ greatest heroes and villains.Three. Allow the best vary of groups to take part in essentially the most entertaining match collection on the earth.
The best way to watch BLAST Premier Spring Sequence
Along with Blast Premier’s YouTube channel, it is possible for you to to observe BLAST Premier on DAZN. DAZN is a sports activities streaming service that requires a subscription. New viewers can enroll with a 1-month subscription for $19.99 or a 1-year subscription for $99.99. Together with DAZN stay occasions, subscribers are given entry to highlights, replays, behind-the-scenes options, authentic exhibits and stay stories. In Canada, a month-to-month subscription is $20 CAD and an annual subscription is $150 CAD; there’s additionally a free-trial interval in Canada.
BLAST Premier Spring Sequence groups
FaZe ClanTeam Liquid100 ThievesAstralisComplexityEvil GeniusesG2 EsportsMIBRNaViNiPOGTeam Vitality
Group A: FaZe Clan, NiP, Staff Liquid, MIBR
Group B: NaVi, Staff Vitality, Astralis, Complexity
Group C: 100 Thieves, G2 Esports, Evil Geniuses, OG
BLAST Premier schedule
The Spring Sequence begins Jan. 31, 2020 in London. The three teams will then compete over the course of the subsequent three weeks. The tip date for the Spring Sequence is Feb. 16, 2020.
Jan. 31: FaZe Clan vs. NiP (10:30 a.m. ET), MiBR vs. Staff Liquid (2:30 p.m. ET)
The Spring Closing is ready for June 1, 2020 in Moscow and can final three days.
BLAST has not but introduced the beginning date for the Fall Sequence.
BLAST has not but introduced the beginning date for the International Closing.
BLAST Premier prize pool
In whole, there will likely be $four,250,000 in prizes for BLAST Premier.