The BLAST Premier Spring Final 2022 is officially in the books – eight teams traveled to Lisbon to compete for a place in December’s World Finals. Here’s what you need to know about the event, including the schedule and the latest results.
- NAVI dominates Vitality with a 2-0 win in the Grand Final
- Vitality makes it to the finals by beating G2
- NAVI beat OG to book first place in the finals
The BLAST Premier series has established itself as a mainstay on the CS:GO calendar, and the Spring Finals brought its first arc for 2022 to its conclusion.
Following the PGL Major Antwerp in May, eight teams traveled to Lisbon to compete for the $200,000 first prize and a place in December’s $1 million World Finals.
Here’s what you need to know about the 2022 BLAST Premier Spring Finals, including a recap, full results and scores.
BLAST Premier Spring Finals 2022: Recap
The 2022 BLAST Premier Spring Finals kicked off on June 15 with group stage matches. Eventual champions NAVI were only tied for second in Group B, although their last opponent Vitality also ended up in Group A there.
By playoff time, however, s1mple and company were in full form, defeating FaZe 2-0 in the quarterfinals. The semifinals match against OG would prove to be the playoffs’ biggest test, but NAVI managed to survive with a 2-1 win and the finals reach.
On the other side of the table, Vitality effortlessly handled ENCE in the Quarterfinals while narrowly overcoming G2 in a match that came to the point on Nuke.
At the Grand Finals, everything was NAVI. Despite a massive roster reshuffle, the Ukraine squad appeared seemingly untouchable on the final day of BLAST Spring 2022. After defeating Mirage by a score of 16-8, they outdid themselves on Overpass and dominated Vitality 16-5 to wrap things up.
It’s been a wild few weeks leading up to the tournament for NAVI, parting ways with IGL Boombl4 due to personal issues. This didn’t seem to have slowed them down in the slightest, however, as s1mple led the way to another first place.
BLAST Premier Spring Finals 2022 Final Standings
|placement||team||Prize money (USD)|
BLAST Premier Spring Finals 2022: Full Results
BLAST Premier Spring Finals 2022 Playoffs (June 17 – June 19)
Day 1: June 17th
|quarter finals||FaZe 0-2 NAVI||7:30 AM||10:30 am||3:30 PM|
|quarter finals||ENCE 0-2 Vitality||11:00 O’CLOCK||14:00 clock||19.00|
Day 2: June 18th
|semifinals||OG Esports 1-2 NAVI||7:30 AM||10:30 am||3:30 PM|
|semifinals||G2 Esports 1-2 vitality||11:00 O’CLOCK||14:00 clock||19.00|
Day 3: June 19th
|Big final||NAVI 2-0 vitality||9:30 AM||12:30 PM||17:30|
BLAST Premier Spring Finals 2022 Group Stage (June 15 – June 16)
Day 1: June 15th
|Group A||FaZe 2-0 Pains||2:00 AM||5:00 AM||10:00 A.M|
|Group A||G2 Esports 2-1 vitality||5:00 AM||8:00 AM||1:00 PM|
|Group B||NAVI 1-2OG||8:00 AM||11:00 O’CLOCK||4 p.m|
|Group B||ENCE 2-0 BIG||11:00 O’CLOCK||14:00 clock||19.00|
Day 2: June 16th
|Group A elimination||Pains 1-2 vitality||2:00 AM||5:00 AM||10:00 A.M|
|Group A Winner||FaZe 1-2 G2 esports||5:00 AM||8:00 AM||1:00 PM|
|Group B elimination||NAVI 2-0 BIG||8:00 AM||11:00 O’CLOCK||4 p.m|
|Group B Winner||OG 2:0 ENCE||11:00 O’CLOCK||14:00 clock||19.00|
BLAST Premier Spring Finals 2022: Venue and Format
In between, the BLAST Premier Spring Finals 2022 took place 15 and 19 June at the Altice Arena, the same venue that hosted the 2018 BLAST Pro Series event in the Portuguese capital.
The eight teams were split into two double-elimination groups that played each other in BO3 series. The top three teams advanced to the playoffs, with the first-place finisher in each group automatically qualifying for the semi-finals.
The six-team playoffs consisted of a single-elimination round, with the winners of the semifinals advancing to the grand finals. There was also a third-place play-off for the losers of said semi-finals. The winner automatically qualifies for the World Finals in December.
BLAST Premier Spring Finals 2022: Teams
Eight teams competed in the BLAST Premier Spring Finals 2022 LAN in Lisbon, Portugal. Most of them qualified via the group stage earlier this year, including Stockholm Major Champions NAVI, as well as G2 Esports, Vitality and FaZe Clan.
Rising European stars ENCE climbed through the Spring Showdown in Europe to book seventh place, while Brazil’s paiN Gaming won in America for last place. The full list of teams is below.
|BIG||Europe||tabseN, tizian, syrsoN, faveN, Krimbo|
|ENCE||Europe||Snappi, Spinx, Dycha, Hades, Maggots|
|FaZe Clan||Europe||rain, broky, twistzz, karrigan, ropz|
|G2 Esports||Europe||JACKZ, Jäger-, Niko, m0NESY, Aleksib|
|Natus Vincere||CIS||s1mple, electroNic, Perfecto, b1t, sdy|
|upstairs||Europe||flameZ, nexa, NEOFRAG, F1KU, degster|
|pain gaming||Brazil||PKL, Biguzera, Hardzao, NEKIZ, Nython|
|team vitality||Europe||apEX, ZywOo, misutaaa, dupreeh, Magisk|
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