BLAST Pro Series returns with another invitational tournament for fans to enjoy as six of the top CS:GO teams are looking to battle it out in Los Angeles, California.
Only two months on from where ENCE claimed victory in Madrid after defeating Astralis in the Grand final, BLAST Pro Series have returned for the latest stop in their BPS Circuit this time gathering six of the top teams to Los Angeles and putting up another $250,000 prize pool.
This will be the first of the BLAST Pro Series tournaments without former number one team Astralis in attendance, as news of the tournament organizers severing ties with the esports org has been released following criticism from CS:GO fans.
The tournament will debut some new line-ups such as Cloud9 and MiBR who have made recent roster moves such as the shocking benching of Marcelo 'coldzera' David from the Brazilian squad, who will be using head coach Wilton 'zews' Prado as a stand-in for the event.
So, here's everything you need to know for BLAST Pro Series Los Angeles.
For those wanting to attend the event in person, both weekend and day tickets are still available for purchase from BLAST Pro Series official website.
If you just want to enjoy the tournament from home, each stage of the event will be streamed on their Twitch channels and additional language streams, such as Russian and German, will also be available as well.
BLAST Pro Series Los Angeles main live stream:
The event will follow the traditional BLAST Pro series tournament format where a best-of-one round robin will be have each of the teams play each other before moving on to the Playoff bracket.
The top four teams from the group stage will go directly into the playoffs stage where all series will be best-of-three matches, starting with the semi-finals.
|Team Liquid||nitr0, EliGE, Twistzz, Stewie2k, NAF|
|MiBR||Fallen, fer, TACO, LUCAS1, zews|
|FaZe Clan||rain, NiKo, olofmeister, GuardiaN, NEO|
|Cloud 9||autimatic, daps, mixwell, TenZ, koosta|
|NRG Esports||Brehze, CeRq, stanislaw, tarik, Ethan|
|Renegades||AZR, jks, Jkaem, Liazz, Gratisfaction|
The BLAST Pro group stages kicks off on July 13. The first set of matches will begin at 7 PM GMT/ 3 PM EST/ 12 AM PST as MiBR take on Renegades and FaZe Clan battle NRG Esports.
The full schedule can be found below:
|Team Liquid||vs||FaZe Clan|