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The Rio Main is underway. After being delayed two years in the past, the IEM Rio Main 2022 brings Counter-Strike’s largest stage to Brazil. Sustain with the motion right here with all of the occasion particulars, together with the format, schedule, and the newest outcomes.
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Come to Brazil, they mentioned. Now Counter-Strike’s greatest are doing simply that. The IEM Rio Main 2022 brings the height of the sport’s competitors to the CS:GO-loving nation with a $1 million prize purse and the illustrious title on supply.
After being canceled in 2020, Valve and ESL have adopted by on their promise to carry the most important stage to Rio in 2022 as 24 of the world’s greatest Counter-Strike groups struggle it out.
With motion simply across the nook, sustain with all of the IEM Rio Main 2022 pre-event information proper right here together with the format and who’s certified.
IEM Rio Main 2022: Streams
Being an ESL-run occasion, the IEM Rio Main 2022 might be streamed on all ESL CSGO Twitch channels. Should you can’t discover the sport you need on the principle stream, make sure to try the B and C streams — all of which have been embedded beneath.
Miss a sport? Meet up with VODs on the ESL Archives YouTube channel.
IEM Rio Main 2022: Schedule & outcomes
The IEM Rio Main 2022 is deliberate to happen on October 31 to November 13, 2022. It will likely be cut up into three totally different levels: Challengers, Legends, and Champions. That is akin to codecs utilized in previous Majors.
Challengers and Legends work on a five-game Swiss format, the place groups must win three matches to qualify for the following stage. Lose three matches and also you’re eradicated.
The Champions Stage is do-or-die, although, as the highest eight groups struggle by a single-elimination bracket to cement their place in Counter-Strike historical past. With $1.25 million on the road, the winner might be strolling away with an honest chunk of change — and a slot at IEM Katowice 2023.
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The occasion will run as follows:
Dates: October 31-November 3
- Challengers Stage: October 31-November 3
- Legends Stage: November 5-8
- Champions Stage: November 10-13
Champions Stage (November 10-13)
Day 1: November 10
Day 2: November 11
Legends Stage (November 5-8)
Day 1: November 5
Day 2: November 6
Day 3: November 7
Day 4: November 8
Challengers Stage (October 31 – November 3)
Day 1: October 31
Day 2: November 1
Day 3: November 2
Day 4: November 3
IEM Rio Main 2022: All certified groups
Twenty-four groups certified for the IEM Rio Main 2022 through the Regional Main Rating (RMR) occasions in Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
The eight-best groups from the qualifying occasions (seven from Europe and one from the Americas) have made it into the Legends Stage — straight into the Prime 16. The opposite 16 must battle their manner by the Challengers Stage, which will even embody two groups from Asia-Pacific.
You’ll find the total slot breakdown for the IEM Rio Main 2022 beneath.
IEM Rio Main 2022: prize cash distribution
The IEM Rio Main can have $1.25 million on the road. It’s a $250,000 improve when in comparison with the earlier two CS:GO Majors, although it’s essential to say that, due to this modification, the RMRs not have prize cash on supply. All in all, the prize cash for the whole Main cycle stays the identical.