The next major event of Counter Strike: Global Offensive Rio Major 2022 will be held in Rio De Janeiro in Brazil.

Who’s waiting for this big event?

Formerly, the IEM: Rio Major which will have the 16th major in the history of CSGO supposed to run in 2020

Unfortunately, Pandemic covid-19 sabotage the plan

Then the plan replaced by PGL.

As the previous plan, there will no changes introduced in the format

Which means,  24 teams will be able to compete across three stages of the Major

They are namely Challengers, Legends, and the Champions.

The tournament will run from October 31 till the 13th of November

With 24 teams to battle through the event for that Major Championship

Alongside a lion’s share of $500,000 USD from the $1M prize pool.

The Challengers Stage will be a classic 16-teams

Swiss Stage with the top eight teams qualifying for the Legends Stage and the remaining eight would be eliminated from contention.

Advancement and elimination match-ups will rely on a Best of 3 results

While all other matches would be Best of 1s. The Legends Stage would follow the same format as Challengers.


  • Intel Extreme Masters: Rio
  • Championship Tier: Major by Valve
  • Dates: October 31 – November 13, 2022
  • Location: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
  • Venue: Jeunesse Arena

Do you want to watch the match?

A happy news for you then!

This match allows audience in the studio

So, you can start to find the ticket and be the witness of the winner!