The BLAST Premier 2020 will eventually end later this month with the commencement of BLAST Premier: Global Finals 2020. The event will kick off on January 19 for the next six days until January 24. With a whopping prize pool of 1 million USD, BLAST will end the series in fashion. All of the top three ranked teams – Astralis, Vitality and Na’Vi and six out of the top ten teams will be in attendance at the first top tier event of 2021.

Blast Global Finals 2020 Teams

A total of 8 teams shall be battling out in Serbia. All the teams have qualified through previous events like the BLAST Fall Finals, Spring Finals, etc. or in accordance with the BLAST team rankings.

Team Liquid will be playing its first tournament with the Brazilian AWPer Gabriel “FalleN” Toledo while  FURIA will be missing its newest addition – Paytyn “⁠junior⁠” Johnson due to passport issues. Also, Jakob “⁠JUGi⁠” Hansen will be standing-in for Valentin “⁠poizon⁠” Vasilev in Complexity Gaming as the 22-year-old recovers following the emergency surgery.

  • Team Liquid
  • Astralis
  • Team Vitality
  • Natus Vincere
  • G2 Esports
  • Evil Geniuses
  • Complexity Gaming
  • FURIA Esports

Blast Global Finals 2020 Format

The event will feature a double-elimination best-of-three format. In other words, if a team loses a match, it will be relegated to the lower-brackets and will have a second opportunity to showcase their mettle. The grand finale will also be a best-of-three encounter.

Blast Global Finals 2020 Prize Pool

A sum of $1,000,000 will be divided among eight teams while the triumphant grabs the massive share of $600,000.

  • 1st: $600,000
  • 2nd: $200,000
  • 3rd: $80,000
  • 4th: $50,000
  • 5th-6th: $20,000
  • 7th-8th: $15,000

Blast Global Finals 2020 Talent Crew

Interviewer

  • Freya Spiers

Desk Host: 

  • James Banks

Analysts: 

  • Mathieu “⁠Maniac⁠” Quiquerez
  • Jacob “⁠Pimp⁠” Winneche

Casting duos:

  • Anders “⁠Anders⁠” Blume & Auguste “⁠Semmler⁠” Massonnat
  • Mohan “⁠launders⁠” Govindasamy & Conner “⁠Scrawny⁠” Girvan

Blast Global Finals 2020 Schedule

The schedule, scoreline, matchups, etc will be regularly updated on BLAST’s tournament page.

RoundMatchPSTESTGMT (UK)CET (EU)AEDT (AUS)
Winners R1Astralis vs Evil Geniuses7:30 AM10:30 AM3:30 PM4:30 PM2:30 AM (Jan 20)
Winners R1G2 vs Furia10:30 AM1:30 PM6:30 PM7:30 PM5:30 AM (Jan 20)

Wednesday, January 20

RoundMatchPSTESTGMT (UK)CET (EU)AEDT (AUS)
Winners R1Vitality vs Complexity4:30 AM7:30 AM12:30 PM1:30 PM11:30 PM
Winners R1 Na’Vi vs Team Liquid7:30 AM10:30 AM3:30 PM4:30 PM2:30 AM (Jan 21)
Losers R1TBD vs TBD10:30 AM1:30 PM6:30 PM7:30 PM5:30 AM (Jan 21)

Thursday, January 21

RoundMatchPSTESTGMT (UK)CET (EU)AEDT (AUS)
Losers R1TBD vs TBD4:30 AM7:30 AM12:30 PM1:30 PM11:30 PM
Winners R2TBD vs TBD7:30 AM10:30 AM3:30 PM4:30 PM2:30 AM (Jan 22)
Winners R2TBD vs TBD10:30 AM1:30 PM6:30 PM7:30 PM5:30 AM (Jan 22)

Friday, January 22

RoundMatchPSTESTGMT (UK)CET (EU)AEDT (AUS)
Losers R2TBD vs TBD7:30 AM10:30 AM3:30 PM4:30 PM2:30 AM (Jan 23)
Losers R2TBD vs TBD10:30 AM1:30 PM6:30 PM7:30 PM5:30 AM (Jan 23)

Saturday, January 23

RoundMatchPSTESTGMT (UK)CET (EU)AEDT (AUS)
Winners FinalTBD vs TBD7:30 AM10:30 AM3:30 PM4:30 PM2:30 AM (Jan 24)
Losers FinalTBD vs TBD10:30 AM1:30 PM6:30 PM7:30 PM5:30 AM (Jan 24)

Sunday, January 23

RoundMatchPSTESTGMT (UK)CET (EU)AEDT (AUS)
3rd Place MatchTBD vs TBD7:30 AM10:30 AM3:30 PM4:30 PM2:30 AM (Jan 24)
Grand FinalTBD vs TBD10:30 AM1:30 PM6:30 PM7:30 PM5:30 AM (Jan 24)

How To Watch BLAST Premier Global Final 2020

The event will be live-streamed on BLAST’s Twitch and YouTube channels and the latter shall also contain the VODs and highlights.