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The BLAST Premier Spring Showdown 2021 qualifiers are concluded, with seven new teams joining the event.
Will they be ready to take on some of the big guns? 👀 pic.twitter.com/b0x4Njmspz
— BLAST Premier 💥 (@BLASTPremier) March 29, 2021
Throughout the second half of March, teams have fought for a few different entry points into the Blast Premier Spring Showdown 2021. With that said, we know the seven teams who qualified for the event through the last chance qualifiers.
Team Endpoint made their way through the Fantasyexpo Cup. Endpoint overcame bigger orgs like mousesports, Team LDLC, and FunPlus Phoenix. Dignitas’ CSGO roster arrived through their success in the Nordic Masters. Furthermore, Team Sprit, another big name in the current era of CSGO past the test in the WINSTRIKE CIS Cup. The now former former C9 team, now known as Extra Salt qualifying via the VENN Invitational. Other lesser-known teams include SAW, 9z Team, and NASR Esports.
— Cloud9 (@Cloud9) March 26, 2021
The qualified teams join the likes of Astralis, G2 Esports, Team Liquid, OG, Vitality and MiBR, who failed to advance during the Spring Groups. FURIA, Gambit, and Heroic will also join the aforementioned teams as directly invited teams. These three teams are some of the best teams not already invited and rightly deserve their spot due to their strengths internationally.
These 16 teams will compete for the right to fight in the BLAST Premier Spring Finals, with the top two teams earning a seed into the event. The BLAST Premier Spring Showdown will have a $162,000 USD prize pool, too, with teams making it into the top eight earning BLAST Premier Circuit points, which help their team get closer to the BLAST Global Final.
Those who manage to make it to the BLAST Premier Spring Finals 2021 will encounter NiP, Complexity, Na’Vi, BIG, EG, and FaZe Clan, who made it through the Spring Groups earlier this year. The BLAST Premier Spring Showdown 2021 kicks off on April 13, giving teams plenty of time to prepare, giving teams plenty of time to prepare and/or finish their fight in the ESL Pro League Season 13.