NAVI win BLAST Premier Fall Final 2021

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The BLAST Premier Fall Final 2021 was the final chance to get points ahead of December’s World Final. With four spots up for grabs, and seven teams still in the running, the Fall Final results determined who will make it to the LAN.

  • NAVI loses Nuke streak but wins Grand Final 2-1 over Vitality
  • Vitality take down Astralis on Nov. 28, and take on NAVI in Finals
  • World Final slots finalized with Vitality, Liquid, and Astralis locked in


BLAST Premier Fall Final 2021: Recap

We’ve had Fall Groups and Fall Showdown, and now the final tournament between now and the BLAST Premier World Final is officially in the books.

NAVI added to their already impressive 2021 with a win at the BLAST Premier Fall Final 2021. NAVI sent Vitality to the lower bracket finals before facing them again in the Grand Final, where they actually dropped Nuke, the first time in over 20 matches played on the map.

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However, with the deciding match coming down to Inferno, s1mple and NAVI circled the wagons to pull off yet another championship run.

While they dominated the competition, it was still one last chance for other teams to earn crucial points and make it to the World Final LAN in December. Those teams were Vitality, Team Liquid, and Astralis.

BLAST Premier Fall Final 2021: final placements

Placement Team Prize Money (USD)
1 NAVI $225,000
2 Vitality $85,000
3 Astralis $40,000
4 Heroic $25,000
5-6 Team Liquid $15,000
FaZe Clan
7-8 Ninjas in Pyjamas $10,000

BLAST Premier Fall Final 2021: schedule & results

Day 1: November 24

Stage Match PT ET GMT
Upper Bracket Quarterfinals Vitality 2-0 Liquid 3AM 6AM 11AM
Heroic 2-0 FaZe Clan 6AM 9AM 2PM
NIP 0-2 Astralis 12PM 3PM 8PM

Day 2: November 25

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Stage Match PT ET GMT
Upper Bracket Semifinals Heroic 1-2 NAVI 6AM 9AM 2PM
Vitality 2-1 Astralis 9AM 12PM 5PM

Day 3: November 26

Stage Match PT ET GMT
Lower Bracket Round 1 FaZe 2-0 BIG 4:30AM 7:30AM 12:30PM
Liquid 2-1 NIP 7AM 10:30AM 3:30PM
Lower Bracket Round 2 Astralis 2-1 FaZe 10:30AM 1:30PM 6:30PM

Day 4: November 27

Stage Match PT ET GMT
Lower Bracket Round 2 Heroic 2-1 Liquid 4:30AM 7:30AM 12:30PM
Upper Bracket Final NAVI 2-0 Vitality 7:30AM 10:30AM 3:30PM
Lower Bracket Round 3 Astralis 2-0 Heroic 10:30AM 1:30PM 6:30PM

Day 5: November 28

Stage Match PT ET GMT
Lower Bracket Final Vitality 2-1 Astralis 6:30AM 9:30AM 2:30PM
Grand Final NAVI 2-1 Vitality 10:30AM 1:30PM 6:30PM

BLAST Premier Fall Final 2021: teams

Eight teams were fighting it out in the BLAST Premier Fall Final 2021 for the final four spots in December’s World Final.

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Three squads have already locked their place: Stockholm Major winners Natus Vincere, Heroic, and G2 Esports. The other five squads are all in contention though, and a good result in the Fall Final could see them qualify.

You can find the full list of teams below.

Team Region Players
Team Vitality Europe apEX, ZywOo, shox, misutaaa, Kyojin
Ninjas in Pyjamas Europe REZ, Plopski, hampus, dev1ce, es3tag
Natus Vincere CIS s1mple, electronic, Boombl4, Perfecto, b1t
Astralis Europe Xyp9x, gla1ve, Lucky, k0nfig, blameF
BIG Europe tabseN, tiziaN, syrsoN, k1to, gade
FaZe Clan Europe rain, olofmeister, broky, Twistzz, karrigan
Heroic Europe stavn, cadiaN, TeSeS, refrezh, sjuush
Team Liquid North America EliGE, NAF, Stewie2k, Grim, FalleN