Astralis have been announced as the 2nd team to be invited for the Blast Pro Series, to take place from March 22-23.
The Blast Pro Series is an invite-only tournament consisting of 6 top tier teams fighting for the majority of the $250,000 prize pool. The Sao Paolo edition is the first of 8 this year, with cities like Madrid and Miami being considered as well.
And yes, today we also announce that @astralisgg will be competing in São Paulo 🇧🇷
The four remaining teams will be announced later on.
We can’t wait! 💥 pic.twitter.com/xlDZnqemvO
— BLAST Pro Series (@BLASTProSeries) January 30, 2019
Local favorites MIBR were the first team to be invited in December and will look to use the home support to fight off competition form Astralis, who are the reigning champions of the Lisbon edition of the tournament held last year.
The other 4 teams are yet to be invited and will be revealed in the coming days.
With this, the lineup looks as follows:
- Invite #3
- Invite #4
- Invite #5
- Invite #6