BLAST have shaken up CSGO with their rapid-fire tournaments, taking the world’s best teams around the world to put on a show for all. After six events dotted across Europe, South America, and North America, the top four teams from across the year will battle it out in Bahrain for the title.
FaZe Clan won the Miami and Copenhagen heats for the BLAST finals, while Team Liquid and Astralis took home one-a-piece in Los Angeles and São Paulo respectively. Ninjas in Pyjamas had consistent finishes across the year, with a second place in Copenhagen their best result.
The title isn’t the only thing teams are fighting for, with $500,000 in the prize pool on offer. The winning team will walk out of BLAST $350,000 richer, making it one of the biggest tournaments of the year based on prize money.
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We’ve compiled everything you need to know about the BLAST Global Finals 2019 so you don’t miss a beat.
BLAST Global Finals 2019 Final Results
Astralis stunned Liquid on the North American's map pick, Inferno, to take a one map lead. Despite a strong showing from Liquid, Astralis took their own map pick on the back of a monster performance from gla1ve and device. With a 2-0 victory, Astralis ended their dominant 2019 (two Valve major victories) with yet another trophy.
|3rd||$35,000||Ninjas in Pyjamas|
BLAST Global Finals 2019 teams
Four teams qualified for the BLAST Global Finals through the tournament organizer’s point system. Teams earned points by performing well at BLAST events across the year, netting ten points for a win and all but guaranteeing themselves a spot at the finals.
The Madrid and Moscow events were won by ENCE and Avangar respectively, although neither team ended up qualifying for the Global Finals.
|FaZe Clan||rain, NiKo, olofmeister, coldzera, broky|
|Team Liquid||nitr0, EliGE, Twistzz, NAF, Stewie2k|
|Astralis||device, dupreeh, Xyp9x, gla1ve, Magisk|
|Ninjas in Pyjamas||f0rest, REZ, Lekro, Plopski, twist|
How to watch BLAST Global Finals 2019
The BLAST Global Finals will be streamed on BLAST’s Twitch channel, which you can find below.
BLAST Global Finals 2019 schedule
At the Global Finals, teams will be seeded into a double-elimination bracket. They will play best of three’s every game.
Thursday, December 12
|FaZe Clan 2-0 Ninjas in Pyjamas||4 AM||7 AM||12 PM||1 AM 13/12|
|Liquid 0-2 Astralis||6 AM||9 AM||2 PM||3 AM 13/12|
Friday, December 13
|Astralis 2-0 Ninjas in Pyjamas||4 AM||7 AM||12 PM||1 AM 14/12|
|FaZe Clan 1-2 Team Liquid||6 AM||9 AM||2 PM||3 AM 14/12|
Saturday, December 14
|Ninjas in Pyjamas 0-2 Team Liquid||4 AM||7 AM||12 PM||1 AM 15/12|
|Astralis 2-0 Team Liquid||7 AM||10 AM||3 PM||4 AM 15/12|