NAVI win BLAST Premier CSGO World Final 2021

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The BLAST Premier World Final wrapped up the CS:GO tournament season for 2021. Here’s how you can relive the event, the teams who have qualified, and when to tune in.


  • NAVI takedown Gambit 2-1 to become Champs
  • Major champions will face Gambit in an all-CIS title decider
  • NAVI walks away with $500,000 in prize money

The BLAST Premier World Final returned after a successful first run of the circuit in 2020. With $1 million up for grabs, and a strict invite making sure only the best of the best are in attendance, it’s Counter-Strike at its finest.

With the best teams in the world fighting for the championship, including PGL Major Stockholm champions NAVI, you didn’t want to miss it.


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Premier CSGO World Final 2021 recap

The final day kicked off with NAVI taking on Team Vitality for a ticket in the final against Gambit. S1mple and company proved to stronger for the French squad as they rolled through them in a quick 2-0.

Gambit got a chance to watch that series and game plan for the Grand Finals. They would come out strong and take Mirage off of NAVI to go up 1-0.

However, star player s1mple stepped up once again delivering for NAVI to take the next two maps rather convincingly and end 2021 on top of the CS:GO world.

BLAST Premier World Final 2021 schedule

Here’s the full schedule for the BLAST Premier World Final 2021:

Day 1: December 14

Stage Match PT ET GMT
Upper Bracket QF NAVI 1-2 Team Liquid 7:30AM 10:30AM 3:30PM
Upper Bracket QF Gambit 2-0 Heroic 10:30AM 1:30PM 6:30PM

Day 2: December 15

Stage Match PT ET GMT
Upper Bracket QF G2 2-1 NIP 4:30AM 7:30AM 12:30PM
Upper Bracket QF Vitality 2-0 Astralis 7:30AM 10:30AM 3:30PM
Lower Bracket R1 NAVI 2-0 Heroic 10:30AM 1:30PM 6:30PM

Day 3:  December 16

Stage Match PT ET GMT
Lower Bracket R1 NIP 1-2 Astralis 4:30AM 7:30AM 12:30PM
Upper Bracket SF Team Liquid 1-2 Gambit 7:30AM 10:30AM 3:30PM
Upper Bracket SF G2 0-2 Vitality 10:30AM 1:30PM 6:30PM

Day 4: December 17

Stage Match PT ET GMT
Lower Bracket R2 NAVI 2-1 G2 7:30AM 10:30AM 3:30PM
Lower Bracket R2 Astralis 0-2 Team Liquid 10:30AM 1:30PM 6:30PM

Day 5: December 18

Stage Match PT ET GMT
Upper Bracket Final Gambit 2-0 Team Vitality 7:30AM 10:30AM 3:30PM
Lower Bracket R3 NAVI 2-0 Team Liquid 10:30AM 1:30PM 6:30PM

Day 6: December 19

Stage Match PT ET GMT
Lower Bracket Final NAVI 2-0 Team Vitality 5:30AM 8:30AM 1:30PM
Grand Final Gambit 1-2 NAVI 9:30AM 12:30PM 5:30PM

BLAST Premier World Final 2021: prize money distribution

Placement Team Prize Money (USD)
1 NAVI $500,000
2 Gambit $250,000
3 Team Vitality $120,000
4 Team Liquid $50,000
5-6 G2 $25,000
Astralis
7-8 NIP $15,000
Heroic

BLAST Premier World Final 2021: teams

Eight teams qualified for the double-elimination finals through a variety of different events. There are invite slots for the winners of the BLAST Spring, as well as ESL Pro League Season 13 and Season 14.

PGL Major Stockholm and BLAST Fall champions NAVI were already qualified for the World Final, and two more leaderboard spots were added. The BLAST Global Leaderboard is a ranking that takes into account results from a series of top events across the year.

Qualified Teams

Team Players Qualified From
Gambit Esports nafany, sh1ro, interz, Ax1Le, Hobbit BLAST Spring Final
Heroic cadiaN, TeSeS, refrezh, sjuush, b0RUP ESL Pro League Season 13
Natus Vincere s1mple, electronic, Boombl4, Perfecto, b1t ESL Pro League Season 14
Astralis Xyp9x, gla1ve, Lucky, blameF, k0nfig BLAST Global Leaderboard
G2 Esports AmaNEk, NiKo, huNter, nexa, JaCkz BLAST Global Leaderboard
NIP REZ, Plopski, hampus, phzy, es3tag BLAST Global Leaderboard
Vitality apEX, ZywOo, shox, misutaaa, Kyojin BLAST Global Leaderboard
Team Liquid EliGE, NAF, Stewie2k, Grim, FalleN BLAST Global Leaderboard
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