Dexerto: ESL and Valve intend to hold the second Major of 2022 in Brazil

Tournament operator ESL together with Valve are working on organizing the second Major of this year in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, Dexerto reports.

According to the preliminary plans, which the journalists found out about, the tournament will be called "IEM Rio Major" and will take place from October 31 to November 13.

Two years ago, ESL announced ESL One Rio Major 2020, but the Major was canceled due to the epidemiological situation in the world. In September 2021, the tournament operator stated that it was still discussing the possibility of organizing a Major in Brazil.

Previously it became known that Valve are planning to hold two Majors each year in 2022 and 2023. The prestigious events will take place in May and November.