The ESL One Stockholm Major 2022 playoffs kick off on May 16, with the 12 qualified teams from the group stage taking center stage at the Hovet Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.

After three days of intense group stage action, Tundra Esports, BetBoom, and T1 have already secured their upper bracket spots in Group A. Meanwhile, with two series left in Group B, there’s still a potential for a six-way tie between Team Liquid, Team Spirit, Fnatic, Gaimin Gladiators, Thunder Awaken, and TSM.

North American squad Evil Geniuses are also looking to stay in the competition by knocking down South American squad beastcoast to seventh place. If EG manages to win their final group stage match, they will face beastcoast again in a best-of-three tiebreaker to advance into the playoffs.

Which teams are qualified for Stockholm Major 2022 playoffs?

Team Spirit's Yatoro and Silent at The International 10 (TI10) main event day 5
Credit: Valve

(To be updated)

Group A

1stTundra Esports11 — 1Upper Bracket
2ndOG7 — 5Upper Bracket
3rdBetBoom Team7 — 5Upper Bracket
4thT16 — 6Upper Bracket
5thBOOM Esports5 — 7Lower Bracket
6thbeastcoast4 — 8Lower Bracket

Group B

1stGaimin Gladiators8 — 4Upper Bracket
2ndThunder Awaken7 — 5Upper Bracket
3rdTSM7 — 5Upper Bracket
4thTeam Spirit7 — 5Upper Bracket
5thTeam Liquid7 — 5Lower Bracket
6thFnatic6 — 6Lower Bracket

Format of the Playoffs

ESL One Stockholm Major 2022 announced for May 20 to 22
Credit: ESL

The top four teams from each group will be seeded into the upper bracket of the playoffs. Meanwhile, teams that finish in fith and sixth place will continue their Major run in the lower bracket. The last two teams from each group will be eliminated from the tournament.

All playoff teams will compete in a double-elimination bracket with all matches played in a best of three, except for the grand finals, which will be a best-of-five.

The best Dota 2 teams in the world are competing for a US$500,000 prize pool, as well as 3,530 DPC points to be distributed among the attendees depending on their standings.

Fans can watch the Stockholm Major’s playoffs live on ESL ONE’s official Twitch stream from May 16 to 22.

You can check out the upcoming playoff schedule and more information about the Major here.

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