Tournament organizer BLAST Premier shared the roadmap of CS:GO tournaments for 2022 season. It is official now — matches that take place between January 28 and February 6 will be in online format, while the Spring Final will go LAN. The date for the finals is June 2022. And here is the full tournament list:

  • Spring Groups: January 28-February 6 (Online);
  • Spring Showdown: April 20-24 (Online);
  • Spring Final: June 14-19 (Arena);
  • Fall Groups: August 19-28 (Studio);
  • Fall Showdown: October 19-23 (Online);
  • Fall Final: November 22-27 (Arena);
  • World Final: December 14-18 (Arena).

Double-elimination is the format of group stage competition, where 12 teams will compete. They will fall into 3 groups of 4. Another phase, the Showdown, will be split between North America and Europe from now on. Finally this season's prize pool is $2,475,000.