CS:GO PGL Major Antwerp 2022 (CSGO Major 2022)
From May 9 to 22, fans and players of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive are waiting for the main event of the year - PGL Major Antwerp 2022. The final stage of the 17th multi-stage international tournament will be held in Antwerp, Belgium, 24 teams from all over the world will take part in it. They have already passed several regional qualifying stages, during which the strongest teams were identified. Now they have to fight for the main prizes – the championship title and a prize of 500 thousand dollars. The total prize fund of the tournament is 1 million, its financing is provided by the developer company Valve.
CS GO Major 2022 - tournament participants
According to the results of the regional qualifying matches, it was determined who passed the 2022 CS:GO major. The distribution by category looks like this:
From 9 to 12 May, the Challengers stage will be held, in which 16 teams will compete according to the Swiss system. At this stage, teams from the European Union ENCE and G2 Esports, Brazilian teams MIBR and Imperial Esports, Russian teams forZe and Team Spirit, British Renegades, American Team Liquid, Turkish Eternal Fire, Albanian team Bad News Eagles will compete, Virtus.pro from the CIS, the Danish Astralis team, the Mongolian IHC Esports and the Argentine team 9z Team. The 8 best teams of this stage advance to the second group stage, and the 8 worst teams leave the final stage of the championship.
At the second group stage of PGL Major Antwerp 2022, from May 14 to 17, the Heroic and Copenhagen Flames teams from Denmark, the FaZe Clan team from the European Union, the Brazilian FURIA Esports team, the German BIG, the Russian Cloud9 team and the Ukrainian Natus Vincere will compete in the Legends stage.
The final stage of CS PGL Major Antwerp Tournament will be held from May 19 to 22, its participants are determined by the results of the matches of the previous stages. They will have to fight for the championship title and the first places of the tournament with large cash prizes.
CS GO PGL Major Antwerp - match schedule
The PGL Major Antwerp 2022 grid is formed before the start of the group stages. Elimination matches and promotion to the tournament stages will be held in the "best of 3" format, participants will compete on three maps. The remaining matches will be held according to the "best of 1" system, the participants will have to compete on only one map. The detailed schedule of PGL Major Antwerp 2022 is already available for fans and participants.
The following pairs of teams will compete against each other in the first matches on May 9:
Bad News Eagles and Eternal Fire,
ENCE and 9z Team,
Team Spirit and Imperial Esports,
G2 Esports and Team Liquid,
MIBR and Virtus.pro,
forZe and Renegades,
Team Vitality and Complexity Gaming,
Astralis and IHC Esports.
According to the results of the matches of the CSGO major: The top 8 participants will advance to the next group stage, in which they will have to compete with stronger opponents. According to the results of the championship, the team that took the first place receives the main prize of half a million dollars. The silver medalist receives $150,000, the 3rd and 4th place teams receive $70,000 each. For participants who will take 5-8 places according to the results of the PGL Major Antwerp 2022 matches, a prize of $ 35,000 is provided.
Upcoming matches and bets on CS:GO
Date of the CSGO major 2022 is already known, and not only fans and players, but also bettors are looking forward to it. Betting on CSGO matches, on the results of teams and on the winner of the tournament will allow you to earn a large sum. To make the right choice, you need to be well-versed in the standings, know the favorite teams, understand the winning system and tactics of the teams. CS:GO Major 2022 will be one of the most significant events in the world of esports.