All CS:GO teams qualified for IEM Rio Major Europe RMR

The European qualifiers for the Major will be intense.

Photo via PGL

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

  • Sprout
  • Falcons
  • MOUZ
  • Aurora
  • OG

Teams from the second open qualifier

  • Fnatic
  • K23
  • forZe
  • Monte

Teams from the third open qualifier

  • B8
  • Eternal Fire
  • Sangal

Teams from the fourth open qualifier

  • Astralis
  • HEET
  • SAW
  • 1WIN
  • GamerLegion
  • Benched Heroes (Smooya’s mix team)

The Europe RMR A and B tournaments will run from Oct. 4 to 9.