BLAST Premier Spring Groups 2022 viewer's guide

BLAST Premier Spring Groups 2022 will take place online from January 28 to February 6. Twelve participants who received invites being the partner teams of the tournament operator will compete for six spots in BLAST Premier Spring Final 2022 and a total prize pool of $177,500.

The upcoming tournament will be held in an experimental form and will be divided into two stages. In the first stage, the participants distributed into three quartets will play in a Double Elimination (GSL) format with best-of-one matches.

Group A

 G2 (JACKZ, NiKo, huNter-, m0NESY, Aleksib)
 Complexity (JT, FaNg, floppy, Grim, junior)
 NIP (es3tag, REZ, hampus, Plopski, phzy)
 BIG (tabseN, tiziaN, syrsoN, k1to, faveN)

The seeding in Group A

Group B

 NAVI (s1mple, electronic, Boombl4, Perfecto, B1T)
 MIBR (exit, WOOD7, Tuurtle, JOTA, brnz4n)
 Astralis (Xyp9x, gla1ve, k0nfig, blameF, Lucky)
 OG (valde, niko, mantuu, flameZ, nexa)

The seeding in Group B

Group C

 Vitality (apEX, ZywOo, misutaaa, dupreeh, Magisk)
 Evil Geniuses (Brehze, CeRq, Stewie2K, autimatic, RUSH)
 FaZe (rain, broky, Twistzz, karrigan, ropz)
 Liquid (NAF, EliGE, shox, oSee, nitr0)

The seeding in Group C

The seeding in the additional stage, where teams from different quartets will face in three Single Elimination (Gauntlet) best-of-three brackets, will be determined based on the results of the matches in groups.

The winners of each of the three brackets in the additional stage will automatically receive tickets to BLAST Premier Spring Final 2022. The teams that take second and third places will contest three more slots through personal meetings. Six outsiders will retain a chance to advance to the finals of the spring season through the Showdown event.

The seeding of teams in the additional stage

Prize money distribution:

1-3. $27,500 each + invites to Spring Final 2022
4-6. $17,500 each + invites to Spring Final 2022
7-9. $8,500 each + invites to Spring Showdown 2022
10-12. $5,666 each + invites to Spring Showdown 2022

Full schedule and live streams of BLAST Premier Spring Groups 2022 matches are available on the tournament's page via this link.