PGL Major Stockholm 2021 viewer’s guide

PGL Major Stockholm 2021 with $2 million of the prize money will take place from October 26 to November 7 in the capital of Sweden. Traditionally, the Major is divided into three stages: Challengers Stage, Legends Stage and Champions Stage.

The Challengers Stage (October 26-29) and the Legends Stage (October 30-November 2) will be held according to the Swiss system (16 teams compete in one group to make it into the top 8) with best-of-one matches, except for promotion or elimination encounters, which will be played in a best-of-three format. The teams that claim three victories in five rounds advance to the next stage.

The list of the Challengers Stage participants:

 Heroic (cadiaN, refrezh, stavn, TeSeS, sjuush)
 FaZe (karrigan, olofmeister, rain, Twistzz, broky)
 Astralis (Xyp9x, dupreeh, gla1ve, Magisk, Lucky)
 ENCE (Snappi, doto, dycha, hades, Spinx) (buster, FL1T, Qikert, Jame, YEKINDAR)
 BIG (tabseN, tiziaN, syrsoN, gade, k1to)
 Copenhagen Flames (HooXi, nicoodoz, roeJ, jabbi, Zyphon)
 MOUZ (dexter, frozen, acoR, ropz, Bymas)
 Movistar Riders (alex, mopoz, DeathZz, SunPayus, dav1g)
 Entropiq (NickelBack, Krad, Lack1, El1an, Forester)
 Team Spirit (chopper, mir, sdy, degster, magixx)
 GODSENT (TACO, felps, dumau, b4rtiN, latto)
 paiN (PKL, NEKIZ, hardzao, biguzera, saffee)
 Renegades (Sico, aliStair, INS, Hatz, malta)
 Sharks (jnt, pancc, realziN, Lucaozy, zevy)
 TYLOO (Summer, Attacker, somebody, SLOWLY, DANK1NG)

The first Challengers Stage round seeding

The Legends Stage invites:

 NAVI (s1mple, electronic, Boombl4, Perfecto, B1T)
 NIP (device, REZ, hampus, Plopski, LNZ)
 Vitality (shox, apEX, ZywOo, misutaaa, Kyojin)
 Gambit (Hobbit, interz, Ax1Le, sh1ro, nafany)
 G2 (JaCkz, NiKo, huNter-, AmaNEk, nexa)
 Liquid (FalleN, NAF, EliGE, Stewie2K, Grim)
 FURIA (arT, yuurih, VINI, KSCERATO, drop)
 Evil Geniuses (MICHU, stanislaw, Brehze, CeRq, oBo)

The eight best teams of the Legends Stage will face off on November 4-7 in a Single Elimination best-of-three bracket. All the matches will take place at the Avicii Arena, which accommodates 15,000 people, in front of a live audience.

The prize money distribution:

1. $1,000,000
2. $300,000
3-4. $140,000
5-8. $70,000
9-16. $17,500

The full schedule and live streams of PGL Major Stockholm 2021 matches are available on the event’s page on our website via this link.