BLAST Premier has announced its exciting schedule and format for the 2024 season, promising a thrilling year for CS2 fans and competitors.
Blast Premier 2024 Calendar
The 2024 BLAST Premier calendar is divided into seven tournaments, encompassing three in both the Spring and Fall seasons, culminating in a World Final.
Spring and Fall Seasons
- Groups Tournament: Held in BLAST’s Denmark studio, featuring best-of-three groups among the 12 BLAST Premier Member Teams. Group winners advance directly to the season Final, while others enter a gauntlet for Final qualification.
- Online Showdown Tournament: A revamped format featuring a single 16-team, single-elimination tournament. Qualification is through regional qualifiers, with semi-final winners securing spots in the Final and a guaranteed $20,000 prize.
- Live Arena Finals: The Spring final will be hosted at London’s OVO Arena, while the Fall final moves to Copenhagen’s Forum.
Prize Pools and Qualification
Prize pools range from $135,000 for the Showdowns to a substantial $1 million for the World Final. Overall, the year’s prize pool totals approximately $2.48 million.
World Final Qualifications
- Two teams will qualify through the Race to the World Final Leaderboard.
- Additional spots will be awarded to winners of the BLAST Premier Spring and Fall Finals, Copenhagen Major, and IEM Katowice and Cologne.
While the location for the BLAST Premier World Finals 2024 in November remains undisclosed, Andrew Haworth, BLAST Premier’s Programme Director, has expressed his enthusiasm for bringing the tournament to iconic locations like London and Copenhagen.
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