The ESL One Stockholm Major 2022 begins tomorrow, May 12, with 14 teams vying for glory and inching a step closer to their goal to reach The International 11.
Originally, eighteen teams were set to attend with four slots going China’s way but due to Covid restrictions, Chinese teams were unable to partake at the Major, and had to make peace with a Regional Finals of their own.
Everything you need to know about the ESL One Stockholm Major 2022 teams, format, prize pool, schedule, DPC points, and stream links can be found below:
- OG Esports
- Gaimin Gladiators
- Team Liquid
- Tundra Esports
- BetBoom Team
- Team Spirit
- Mind Games
- BOOM Esports
- Evil Geniuses
- Thunder Awaken
- Group Stage – May 12th - May 15th, 2022
- Two groups of seven teams each
- Single round-robin
- All matches are Bo2
- Top four teams from each group advance to the upper bracket of the playoffs
- 5th and 6th place teams from each group advance to the lower bracket of the playoffs
- Remaining teams are eliminated
- Playoffs – May 16th - May 22nd, 2022
- Double-elimination bracket
- All matches except Grand Final are Bo3
- Grand Final is Bo5
12 series will take place during the first three days whereas 6 series will be played on the last day of the group stage.
The complete schedule for the group stage can be found here.
Prize Pool and Pro Circuit Points
The prize pool for the tournament is $500,000 USD and 3,530 Pro Circuit points.
The distribution is as follows:
- 1st: $200,000 & 680 DPC Points
- 2nd: $100,000 & 610 DPC Points
- 3rd: $75,000 & 530 DPC Points
- 4th: $50,000 & 460 DPC Points
- 5th-6th: $25,000 & 385 DPC Points
- 7th-8th: $12,500 & 240 DPC Points
- 9th-14th: NIL
Teams finishing in the bottom half won’t be eligible to win any prize money or DPC points.
Considering the amount of games to be played, ESL One Stockholm Major 2022 will be streamed across three different channels: