BLAST Premier: World Final 2023 – Format, Results and more…

by | Dec 12, 2023 | Counter Strike: Global Offensive | 0 comments

Counter-Strike fans around the world are eagerly waiting for the last and biggest BLAST event of 2023, the BLAST Premier: World Final 2023. Eight teams have made it to the event, which will begin tomorrow at Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Arena and end on December 7 after four days of intense action. A total of 1 Million USD will be up for grabs for the eight teams, with half of the total prize pool going to the winners of the event. Further, the World Final takes place after the rosters of several popular teams have been revamped, so a new roster of teams like FaZe Clan, Heroic, and Team Vitality will be debuting at the event. Before the World Final 2023 starts, here is all you need to know about the event including participating teams, schedule, format, and more.

BLAST Premier: World Final

Participating Teams:

Group A 

  • Team Vitality 
  • CLoud9
  • Natus Vincere 
  • ENCE

Group B

  • FaZe Clan
  • MOUZ
  • Heroic
  • G2 Esports
BLAST Premier: World Final

Format:

  • Group Stage
    • In the initial phase, we have two double-elimination format (GSL) groups, each comprising four teams. The battles unfold in a best-of-three (Bo3) format. The top three teams from each group secure passage to the Playoffs. The winners of the group stage progress directly to the Semifinals, while the runners-up take their place in the Quarterfinals as the High seed. As for the 3rd place teams in the group stage, they earn a spot in the Quarterfinals as the Low Seeds.
  • Playoffs
    • Moving on to the knockout stage, we transition to a single-elimination bracket. Once again, all matches maintain the best-of-three (Bo3) intensity.

Schedule and Results:

Group A Matches

Opening Matches

Cloud9 vs ENCE – December 13 

Team Vitality vs Natus Vincere – December 13 

Elimination match:

TBD vs TBD – December 14

Winners Match: 

TBD vs TBD – December 14

Group B Matches

Opening Matches

FaZe Clan vs Heroic – December 13 

MOUZ vs G2 Esports – December 13 

Elimination match:

TBD vs TBD – December 14

Winners Match: 

TBD vs TBD – December 14