The initial matchups for the first Swiss stage of PGL Major Stockholm have been unveiled by the tournament organizer
The organizers of PGL Major Stockholm 2021 have shared the schedule for the first day of the Major.
Heroic and MOUZ are expected to kick off the tournament with victories as they face the absolute underdogs of TYLOO and Sharks. The most interesting opening match is expected to be between Virtus.pro and BIG, as the 12th and 13th place teams will fight at the very beginning.
New Challengers schedule:
- 11:00 Astralis - Copenhagen Flames
- 11:00 Spirit - Faze
- 12:15 Ence - Godsent
- 12:15 PM PaiN - Entropiq
- 13:30 Virtus.pro - BIG
- 13:30 Movistar Riders - Renegades
- 14:45 Heroic - Tyloo
- 14:45 Mouz - Sharks
In total, 24 teams from six regions will take part in PGL Major Stockholm 2021 CS: GO.
The tournament will be held in three stages:
- New Challengers;
- New Legends (Swiss group stages);
- New Champions (single-elimination playoffs).
In the first stage, out of 16 teams, only eight will advance to the second round. The top eight teams from the New Legends Stage will also qualify for the knockout stage.
PGL Major Stockholm 2021 will be held from October 26 to November 11 in Sweden. Participants will compete for a prize pool of $ 2 million, as well as BLAST Premier and ESL Pro Tour points.