IEM Rio Major 2022 American RMR: Complete Details


IEM Rio Major 2022 American RMR: Teams, Groups, Results, Schedule, Format, More

Here are all the 16 teams that will get a chance to reach the IEM Rio Major 2022.

Aditya Singh Rawat
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The American RMR will be played on LAN and is scheduled to take place from 5th to 9th October in Stockholm, Sweden.
Out of the 16 teams competing at the American RMR, three have been directly invited while the remaining 13 have made it through the regional online qualifiers.
Here is complete information like teams, schedule, results, format, and more for the upcoming American RMR.

All the open qualifiers for the IEM Road to Rio 2022: American RMR (Regional Major Ranking) have concluded with 13 teams making it through to the Major qualifier. They will be joined by the three direct invites who managed to make it to the legends stage of the PGL Antwerp Major 2022.

These 16 teams from North and South America will now be taking on each other in a bid to reserve one of the six available slots for the IEM Rio Major 2022. All the matches are scheduled to take place in an offline format from 5th to 9th October in Stockholm, Sweden.

Here is complete information about the IEM Rio Major 2022: American RMR including teams, groups, results, standings, format, schedule, and more.

IEM Rio Major 2022 American RMR - Complete Details

The American RMR is one of the three regions for which this tournament is taking place alongside Europe and Asia-Pacific. Here is everything you need to know about this tournament which acts as a qualifier for the IEM Rio Major 2022.

Teams - Invited and Qualified

Out of the 16 teams that will be participating in the American RMR, three teams have received a direct invite on the basis of their performance at the PGL Antwerp Major 2022, while the remaining 13 slots are up for grabs via the six regional open qualifiers - three each for North and South America.

The three invited teams are,

  1. FURIA Esports

  2. Imperial Esports

  3. Team Liquid

The 13 qualified teams are,

  1. Complexity Gaming | NA - Open Qualifier #1

  2. Ex-Gaimin | NA - Open Qualifier #1

  3. Evil Geniuses | NA - Open Qualifier #2

  4. ATK | NA - Open Qualifier #2

  5. Team oNe eSports | NA - Open Qualifier #3

  6. Infinity | NA - Open Qualifier #3

  7. paiN Gaming | SA - Open Qualifier #1

  8. MIBR | SA - Open Qualifier #1

  9. 00 Nation | SA - Open Qualifier #1

  10. 9z Team | SA - Open Qualifier #2

  11. O Plano | SA - Open Qualifier #2

  12. ARCTIC Esports | SA - Open Qualifier #3

  13. Isurus | SA - Open Qualifier #3


American RMR

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Round 4

Round 5

Tie Breakers


The American RMR is scheduled to take place from 5th to 9th October at the ESL Studio in Stockholm, Sweden. This venue has been selected so that no teams have any problems with travel and visa applications.

  • 5th October

    Swiss Round 1, Swiss Round 2

  • 6th October

    Swiss Round 3

  • 7th October

    Swiss Round 4

  • 8th October

    Swiss Round 5

  • 9th October

    Decider Matches

For detailed schedule about the tournament click here.


  • The American RMR will be following a straightforward 16-team Swiss system format.

  • Here all the matches will be a single-game affair, except for elimination and advancement matches which will be featuring a best-of-three series.

  • The first-place decider will follow a three-game series with a single-elimination format.

  • The sixth-place decider will follow a three-game series with a single-elimination gauntlet format.

  • The top six teams will move on to the IEM Rio Major 2022 while the bottom 10 teams will be eliminated.

The slot distribution for American RMR will be as follows,

  • 1st - Legend Status - TBD

  • 2nd - Challenger Status - TBD

  • 3rd - Challenger Status - TBD

  • 4th - Contender Status - TBD

  • 5th - Contender Status - TBD

  • 6th - Contender Status - TBD

This is the first CS:GO Major ever to take place in Brazil and is scheduled to take place from 31st October to 13th November in the Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The tickets for the event have already been sold out.

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Aditya is the in-house CS:GO writer at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.

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