BLAST Pro Series Miami viewer's guide; Map picks and bans revealed

This weekend will be filled with high class CS:GO when six teams made their way to Miami, Florida to participate in BLAST Pro Series.

BLAST Pro Series Miami viewer's guide; Map picks and bans revealed
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This weekend will be filled with high class CS:GO when six teams made their way to Miami, Florida to participate in BLAST Pro Series.

The tournament will follow the same format as previously editions— teams play each other through a best-of-one, round-robin group stage, where the two top teams end up playing in a best-of-three grand final for the $125,000 first-place prize.

Here is everything you need to know:


Participating teams:

  1. Astralis
  2. Liquid
  3. MIBR
  4. Cloud9
  5. FaZe
  6. Natus Vincere

Schedule:
Below you can find the map picks for the round-robin stage such as the complete schedule for the two-day-long event.

PRELIMINARY GROUP STAGE MATCHES
Friday, April 12

Round one

23:00 - MIBR vs. Natus Vincere | Nuke
23:00 - Astralis vs. Cloud9 | Inferno
23:00 - Liquid vs. FaZe | Nuke

Round two

00:30 - Cloud9 vs. Liquid | Overpass
00:30 - FaZe vs. MIBR | Mirage
00:30 - Astralis vs. Natus Vincere | Inferno

GROUP STAGE MATCHES, SHOW AND GRAND FINAL
Saturday, April 13

Round three

18:00 - Cloud9 vs. FaZe | Overpass
18:00 - Astralis vs. MIBR | Overpass
18:00 - Liquid vs. Natus Vincere | Inferno

Round four

19:20 - Astralis vs. Liquid | Overpass
19:20 - Cloud9 vs. MIBR | Cache
19:20 - FaZe vs. Natus Vincere | Overpass

Round five

20:40 - MIBR vs. Liquid | Overpass
20:40 - Cloud9 vs. Natus Vincere | Overpass
20:40 - Astralis vs. FaZe | Dust2

22:00 - BLAST Pro Series Stand-off

23:00 - Grand final | BO3

All times in CET.


On-air team:

For the first time ever, Envy's Noah "Nifty" Francis will appear as part of on-air talent list, joining the analyst desk over the weekend, hosted by Frankie Ward.

Adam Savage - Stage Host
Frankie Ward - Desk Host

Sue "Smix" Lee - Interviewer

Mathieu "Maniac" Quiquerez - Analyst
Christine "potter" Chi - Analyst
Halvor "vENdetta" Gulestøl - Analyst
Noah "Nifty" Francis - Analyst

Anders Blume - Commentator
Henry "HenryG" Greer - Commentator
James "JZFB" Bardolph - Commentator
Daniel "ddk" Kapadia - Commentator
Erik "fl0m" Flom - Commentator (online)
"WarOwl" - Commentator (online)