BLAST Premier Fall Final 2023: Teams, Results, Schedule, Format, Prizepool, More
Who will make it to the World Final?
The BLAST Premier Fall Final 2023 is all set to take place at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen, Denmark from 22nd to 26th November. It will feature a total prize pool of $425,000 USD for which the eight qualified teams will be competing. The event also includes contention for the coveted BLAST Premier World Final 2023 slot, reserved for the winner.
This will be the first top-tier CS2 tournament to take place on LAN in Europe, setting the stage for an all-out brawl between some of the best teams in the world that have managed to qualify for this event.
Here are complete details about BLAST Premier Fall Final 2023 including information like match results, overall schedule, event format, prize pool split, how to watch, and more.
BLAST Premier Fall Final 2023: Complete Details
BLAST is all set to organize the final qualifying tournament for the current season, with the winner getting a chance to grab the last remaining spot in the upcoming World Final.
Some of the teams competing in this event have already cemented a spot for themselves in the eventual finals but that does not mean the competition is going to be any easier.
A total of eight teams have qualified for this tournament from various different qualifiers and have been divided into two groups of four teams each.
The tournament has been divided into two stages that will take place from 22nd to 26th November.
Group Stage: 22nd to 23rd November
Playoffs: 24th to 26th November
FaZe vs NIP: 14:30 IST | 10:00 CET | 4:00 ET | 1:00 PT
C9 vs NAVI: 17:30 IST | 13:00 CET | 7:00 ET | 4:00 PT
VIT vs Heroic: 20:30 IST | 16:00 CET | 10:00 ET | 7:00 PT
COL vs Astralis: 23:30 IST | 19:00 CET | 13:00 ET | 10:00 PT
NIP vs NAVI: 14:30 IST | 10:00 CET | 4:00 ET | 1:00 PT
FaZe vs C9: 17:30 IST | 13:00 CET | 7:00 ET | 4:00 PT
Heroic vs Astralis: 20:30 IST | 16:00 CET | 10:00 ET | 7:00 PT
VIT vs COL: 23:30 IST | 19:00 CET | 13:00 ET | 10:00 PT
C9 vs Heroic: 20:00 IST | 15:30 CET | 9:30 ET | 6:30 PT
COL vs NAVI: 23:00 IST | 18:30 CET | 12:30 ET | 9:30 PT
VIT vs C9: 20:00 IST | 15:30 CET | 9:30 ET | 6:30 PT
FaZe vs COL: 23:00 IST | 18:30 CET | 12:30 ET | 9:30 PT
FaZe vs VIT: 21:30 IST | 17:00 CET | 11:00 ET | 8:00 PT
The eight qualified teams will be split into two groups of four teams each.
Both groups will be following a double-elimination GSL format bracket.
Each and every group stage match will follow a best-of-three series.
The top three teams from each group will move on the playoffs.
Winners of both groups will directly advance to the Semifinals.
Second and third-placed teams will advance to the Quarterfinals.
The three qualifying teams will follow a single-elimination bracket.
Each and every playoff match will follow a best-of-three series.
The team standing at the end will be crowned champion and will proceed to compete in the World Finals.
The tournament features a total prize pool of $425,000 USD which will be split between all the eight competing teams.
The participants will receive a portion of the prize pool depending on their overall positioning in the tournament.
Out of the eight competing teams, four have already secured a slot for themselves in the BLAST Premier World Final 2023, which means that one out of the four remaining teams will be attaining the empty spot - Ninjas in Pyjamas, Astralis, Cloud9, and Complexity Gaming.
It will be interesting to see which of these four teams goes on to win this tournament or attain the highest positioning among them to be eligible for qualification.