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BLAST Premier Fall Showdown 2023: Overview

BLAST Premier Series is one of the most eagerly awaited and thrilling events in the CSGO community and, more broadly, in the esports scene. And without a doubt, it is one of the international events that are always jam-packed, furious matches involving elite international teams BLAST Premier.

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In addition, Blast Premier is Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CSGO) is one of the major events. It is always held in North America and Europe during spring and fall. Each four-month season begins with the twelve regular season groups competing in the Group stage, and the season finale features the top six groups from the Gathering stage.

On this upcoming BLAST Premier Fall Showdown on October 19-23, 2023, teams that weren’t able to advance to the Fall Finals will be able to compete in this tournament. And those who will compete in the Fall Showdown have been determined by the BLAST Premier Fall Groups outcomes after a series of intense matchups.

And from August 19 to August 28, 2023, BLAST Premier Fall Groups 2023, CSGO fanatics and supporters witnessed how tough the group stage was until the best-of-three championship match in Copenhagen, Denmark.

However, for others, it was one of the happiest days of their lives as they witnessed their favorite teams conquer other teams, and some of the supporters were let down by how their favorite teams performed. And here are the details you should know regarding the scheduled BLAST Premier Fall Showdown 2023:

BLAST Premier Fall Showdown 2023

Things You Should Know More About BLAST Premier Fall Showdown 2023

One of the most anticipated CSGO tournaments this year is BLAST Premier Fall Showdown 2023, followed by BLAST Premier Fall Groups. Sixteen (16) teams competing for the prize pool of $135,000 and BLAST Premier points should know the following information:

Tournament Format

The BLAST Premier Fall Showdown 2023 is divided into two minor events: BLAST Premier: Fall European Showdown 2023 and BLAST Premier: Fall American Showdown 2023, which means there will be:

  • Eight (8) teams in each region showdown, a total of sixteen (16) participating teams.
  • Each region showdown will have a playoff in which it will be played through
    • A Single-elimination bracket, And all matches are played in a best-of-three series.
  • And the team from each region that will take first place will qualify for the Fall Finals 2023 in November.

Prize Pool and BLAST Premier Points Distribution

Again, there’s a total prize pool of $135,000, divided into two regions, meaning there will be only $65,000 each, and it will be divided among the participating teams.

PlaceUSD DistributionQualifies ToBLAST Premier PointsTeam
1st Place20,000 USDFall Finals1,6000TBA
2nd Place12,500 USD800TBA
3rd – 4th Place7,500 USD500TBA
5th – 8th Place5,000 USD150TBA

Participating Teams for Each Region

There will be eight (8) teams competing in the European and American Showdown, and only one (1) from each region will be able to qualify for Fall Finals 2023. And these are the participating teams and their current roster for the tournament:

Fall European Showdown 2023

No.TeamRosterSeed
1AstralisXyp9x, gla1ve, k0nfig, blameF, farlig, traceFall Groups
2Team VitalityapEX, ZywOo, Spinx, dupreeh, Magisk, zonicFall Groups
3Heroicstavn, cadiaN, TeSeS, sjuush, Jabbi, XiztFall Groups
4BIGtabseN, faveN, syrsoN, faveN, Krimbo, gob bFall Groups
5TYLOOSummer, SLOWLY, DANK1NG, aristo, Freeman, LETN15E Arena Asia Cup
6ECSTATICmaNkz, kraghen, Queenix, Cabbi, brzerNordic Masters
7Sangal EsportsSoulfly, Scrunk, kory, kyuubii, phzy, TuGuXEU Champions
8Eternal FireXANTARES, woxic, imoRR, MAJ3R, paz, hardstyleEastern European Masters
Fall Showdown 2023

Fall American Showdown 2023

No.TeamRosterSeed
1Complexity GamingJT, FaNg, floppy, Grim, hallzerk, T.cFall Groups
2Evil GeniusesBrehze, CeRq, autimatic, HexT, neaLaN, VorborgFall Groups
300 Nationcoldzera, try, TACO, latto, dumau, ckyInvited
4MIBRexit, Tuurtle, JOTA, brnz4n, HEN1, BITInvited
5Sharks Esportsjnt, chay, n1ssim, drg, togs, coachiInvited
6VERTEX Esports Clubpz, BRACE, malta, ADDICT, ForleksFortress OCE Masters
7Team oNe eSportsMaluk3, pesadelo, trk, iDk, malbsMd, LokomotioNACE NA QUALIFiRe
8Fluxofelps, Lucaozy, lux, v$m, WOOD7, XampFiReLEAGUE Latin Power

Tournament Map Pool

The upcoming BLAST Premier Fall Showdown 2023 will be played on these maps: Dust2, Mirage, Inferno, Nuke, Overpass, Vertigo, and Ancient, much like any previous BLAST Premier competitions.

Four (4) Teams With a High Percentage of Winning Each Region’s BLAST Premier Fall Showdown 2023

For Fall European Showdown 2023

Astralis

In January 2016, the Danish esports organization Astralis was established. Players from the previous Danish Team SoloMid/Team Questionmark squad own a portion of the business. The founding founders of the Finnish Counter-Strike squad were granted the right to use the name Astralis.

And according to the ESL-powered CSGO World Rankings, the team is currently ranked fourth, which means they have a high percentage of winning the Fall European Showdown 2023 and getting the spot for the Fall Finals 2023.

Vitality

The French esports team Team Vitality, which took first place in the most recent BLAST Premier: Spring Finals 2023 and made their Counter-Strike: Global Offensive debut early in October 2018, is the second team with a high likelihood of winning the BLAST Premier Fall European Showdown 2023. They kept up a great momentum throughout their run in the upper bracket of the Spring Finals 2023.

However, after overcoming G2 Esports in the Semifinal, they lost to Natus Vincere by a 2-0 score. They are still in great shape as they are currently sitting on the 6th spot of the CSGO World Rankings powered by ESL and are expecting the BLAST Premier Fall Showdown 2023 with confidence.

For American Showdown 2023

MIBR

Immortals Gaming Club is the owner of MIBR, a professional esports organization in Brazil, also known as Made in Brazil. With an incredible 7-0 record in the Group B Standings in the ongoing SL Challenger League Season 42: North America, the squad is presently holding down the 20th slot in the CSGO World Rankings powered by ESL.

00Nation

On July 6, 2021, Nordavind purchased the esports organization 00 Nation, better known as ZeroZero Nation. The team is presently ranked 21st in the CSGO World Rankings powered by ESL, which means that even if they have played inconsistently in the past, they can still compete against highly favored teams in their region.