Thirty-two of the best European CS:GO squads in the world will battle for 16 spots at the IEM Rio Major, the second Valve-sponsored event of 2022, in the European Regional Major Ranking (RMR) tournaments in October.
These 32 teams will be split into Europe RMR A and Europe RMR B tournaments and play through a Swiss system format stage. All matches will be best-of-ones, except for the advancement or elimination games. The 16 teams that make the IEM Rio Major will travel to Brazil to compete in November.
The team list for Europe RMR A and Europe RMR B includes the 10 best European squads of PGL Antwerp Major, the first Valve-sponsored event of the year, and is completed by teams that booked their spot via the four open qualifiers.
Here are all the teams attending the IEM Rio Major RMR A and B tournaments in October.
All CS:GO teams qualified for IEM Rio Major Europe RMR
Returning teams from PGL Antwerp Major
- FaZe Clan (RMR A)
- Cloud9 (RMR A)
- Ninjas in Pyjamas (RMR A)
- G2 Esports (RMR A)
- Team Spirit (RMR A)
- Bad News Eagles (RMR A)
- Natus Vincere (RMR B)
- Vitality (RMR B)
- BIG (RMR B)
- ENCE (RMR B)
- Heroic (RMR B)
- Outsiders (RMR B)
Teams from the first open qualifier
Teams from the second open qualifier
Teams from the third open qualifier
- Eternal Fire
Teams from the fourth open qualifier
- Benched Heroes (Smooya’s mix team)
The Europe RMR A and B tournaments will run from Oct. 4 to 9.