Så er det officielle program for BLAST Pro Series i København annonceret. Der bliver en række kampe fredag som kan ses online og lørdag flyttes kampene til Royal Arena. Vi har sakset helle pressemeddelelsen og har videopræsentationen ovenfor.
Transparency is key when 6 of the world’s best Counter-Strike teams face each other live on stage in Copenhagen’s Royal Arena for the World Premiere of BLAST Pro Series. Already now, the audience in the arena and at home can plan what games to watch and when. Thus, the full program, which includes times for each match-up every round, has been announced today!
Openness, clarity and certainty are main objectives of the BLAST Pro Series format. To enable both fans, including the ones travelling to see their team, partners and all stakeholders to plan ahead, the full program for all group stage matches will always be presented 2-3 weeks before the tournament. This will be standard for the Copenhagen event and for all future BLAST Pro Series events.
The full program (all times in CET):
Friday 24th – Preliminary group stage matches (Bo1)
(viewed online, not in arena)
19:00: Round 1
Astralis vs. SK Gaming / FaZe Clan vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas / North vs. G2 Esports
20:10: Round 2
FaZe Clan vs. North / SK Gaming vs. G2 Esports / Astralis vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas
Saturday 25th – Decisive group stage matches (Bo1), show and Grand Final (Bo3)
(viewed online and live in Royal Arena)
11:30: Doors open to the arena’s foyer
12:30: Doors open to the arena
13:30: BLAST Pro Series Grand Opening Show
14:00: Round 3
Astralis vs. North / Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. SK Gaming / G2 Esports vs. FaZe Clan
15:10: Round 4
Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. North / SK Gaming vs. FaZe Clan / Astralis vs. G2 Esports
16:20: Round 5
North vs. SK Gaming / Astralis vs. FaZe Clan / G2 Esports vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas
17:35: BLAST STAND-OFF
18:30: BLAST Pro Series Grand Final Opening Show
19:00: Grand Final
21:30-22:45: Winners’ ceremony and show ending (depending on length of the Grand Final)
The teams will be playing on BLAST Pro Series’ new, unique A-stage, set up in front of the record breaking digital screen, lights and sound system designed to support the groundbreaking format with 3 group stage rounds of 3 matches being played simultaneously live on stage. The Grand Final will be played as one game, 2 teams, best of 3 on the tip of the A-Stage.