BLAST Paris Major 2023's Quarter Final Results

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BLAST Paris Major 2023's Quarter Final Results
GamerLegion, Apeks, Heroic, and Vitality advances to Semi-Finals of BLAST Paris Major 2023.

PARIS — The BLAST Paris Major 2023 quarter-finals commenced on May 18th, treating the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) community to a day filled with exhilarating clashes between top-tier teams. The stage was set for intense competition as four powerhouse squads clashed in a bid to secure their spot in the semi-finals of this highly anticipated tournament.

Day 1 of BLAST Paris Major 2023 Champions Stage Results

FaZe Clan VS Heroic

In the first match of the day, FaZe Clan faced off against Heroic in an epic showdown that kept fans on the edge of their seats. The battle unfolded in a thrilling best-of-three format, with Heroic emerging victorious after a closely contested series, triumphing 2-1. The clash showcased the remarkable skills and resilience of both teams, leaving spectators in awe of the exceptional gameplay displayed by these seasoned professionals.

The map pick overview added an additional layer of excitement to the clash. FaZe Clan strategically removed Vertigo, while Heroic eliminated Anubis. Nuke became FaZe Clan's chosen battleground, while Heroic opted for Overpass. The teams continued their strategic maneuvering by eliminating Ancient and Inferno, ultimately leaving Mirage as the final map.

Heroic's triumph was a result of exceptional teamwork and individual brilliance. Martin 'stavn' Lund and Casper 'cadiaN' Møller stood out with impressive K-D differences of +9 and +10, respectively. The team's coordinated efforts, led by their in-game leader, cadiaN, propelled them to victory. While FaZe Clan fought valiantly, their performance fell short in the decisive moments.


K-D +/- ADR KAST Rating 2.0
Martin 'stavn' Lund
61-52 +9 83.5 75.0% 1.20
Casper 'cadiaN' Møller
61-51 +10 80.0 71.2% 1.16
Rasmus 'sjuush' Beck
59-53 +6 73.0 71.2% 1.10
René 'TeSeS' Madsen
46-45 +1 70.7 72.5% 1.07
Jakob 'jabbi' Nygaard
49-49 0 63.9 71.2% 1.03


K-D +/- ADR KAST Rating 2.0
72-53 +19 92.9 70.0% 1.29
51-53 -2 64.8 73.8% 0.97
45-59 -14 70.3 68.8% 0.93
45-52 -7 66.6 63.7% 0.92
37-59 -22 57.5 56.2% 0.76

Team Vitality VS Into The Breach

Meanwhile, the second match pitted Team Vitality against Into The Breach in a battle of wits and firepower. The reigning champions, Vitality, lived up to their formidable reputation, delivering a dominant performance that resulted in a convincing 2-0 victory. Into The Breach fought valiantly, but the indomitable prowess of Vitality proved insurmountable as they continued their relentless march through the tournament.

The map picks showcased the teams' strategic decision-making. Into The Breach removed Nuke, while Vitality eliminated Ancient. Into The Breach chose Vertigo, while Vitality opted for Anubis. The remaining maps, Inferno and Overpass, were eliminated, resulting in Mirage being left as the final battleground.

Vitality's victory was a result of their exceptional teamwork and individual brilliance, with ZywOo leading the charge. The team's coordinated efforts, combined with Emil 'Magisk' Reif and Dan 'apEX' Madesclaire's contributions, proved insurmountable for Into The Breach. Despite a valiant effort from Into The Breach's players, led by Cai 'CYPHER' Watson, they were unable to overcome Vitality's prowess.


K-D +/- ADR KAST Rating 2.0
46-26 +20 85.0 80.0% 1.45
43-42 +1 83.4 63.6% 1.09
38-37 +1 79.6 70.9% 1.03
29-33 -4 70.3 74.5% 0.99
32-35 -3 63.4 70.9% 0.96


Into the Breach
K-D +/- ADR KAST Rating 2.0
Cai 'CYPHER' Watson
44-42 +2 86.2 65.5% 1.16
Sebastian 'volt' Malos
36-34 +2 73.8 70.9% 1.07
Karol 'rallen' Rodowicz
39-37 +2 80.9 72.7% 1.05
Joey 'CRUC1AL' Steusel
34-33 +1 62.5 65.5% 0.93
Thomas 'Thomas' Utting
20-43 -23 52.3 67.3% 0.69

Day 2 of BLAST Paris Major 2023 Champions Stage Results

On May 19th, the remaining two quarter-final matches unfolded, further adding to the excitement of the BLAST Paris Major 2023. Team Liquid clashed with Apeks in a battle that promised intense competition, while GamerLegion and Monte squared off in a clash of titans. These highly anticipated matches showcased the skill, strategy, and determination of the competing teams as they fought tooth and nail for a coveted spot in the semi-finals.

Team Liquid VS Apeks

In the first match, Team Liquid faced off against Apeks in a high-stakes showdown. Apeks displayed incredible skill and precision throughout the series, ultimately securing a commanding 2-0 victory. The match witnessed exceptional performances from Apeks' players, with Damjan 'kyxsan' Stoilkovski and Tim 'nawwk' Jonasson leading the charge. Their unwavering dominance, coupled with solid teamwork, allowed Apeks to outmaneuver their opponents and secure a well-deserved spot in the semi-finals.

Despite a valiant effort, Team Liquid found themselves unable to match the relentless onslaught of Apeks. Players such as Mareks 'YEKINDAR' Gaļinskis showcased their individual prowess, but it wasn't enough to overcome the cohesive unit that Apeks presented. Nevertheless, Team Liquid's journey in the BLAST Paris Major 2023 came to an end, while Apeks celebrated their hard-earned victory.


K-D +/- ADR KAST Rating 2.0
41-39 +2 83.1 71.7% 1.19
35-36 -1 75.3 75.5% 1.05
32-36 -4 68.2 73.6% 1.00
27-38 -11 63.7 71.7% 0.86
31-33 -2 53.7 71.7% 0.84


K-D +/- ADR KAST Rating 2.0
Damjan 'kyxsan' Stoilkovski
49-34 +15 88.4 81.1% 1.34
39-24 +15 67.8 81.1% 1.30
37-36 +1 88.3 67.9% 1.02
33-36 -3 68.6 67.9% 1.01
Justinas 'jL' Lekavicius
23-37 -14 57.7 75.5% 0.87

GamerLegion VS Monte

In the second quarter-final clash, GamerLegion and Monte locked horns in a battle of nerves and strategy. GamerLegion, fueled by their relentless determination, showcased remarkable synergy and individual brilliance that proved insurmountable for Monte. The match resulted in a convincing 2-0 victory for GamerLegion, securing their spot in the semi-finals.

Mihai 'iM' Ivan delivered an outstanding performance for GamerLegion, showcasing his prowess with an impressive K-D ratio. His stellar play was complemented by the contributions of Kamil 'siuhy' Szkaradek, Nicolas 'Keoz' Dgus, Frederik 'acoR' Gyldstrand, and Isak 'isak' Fahlén, all of whom demonstrated unwavering commitment and exceptional skill.

Monte fought valiantly, with Mohammad 'BOROS' Malhas and Volodymyr 'Woro2k' Veletniuk showcasing flashes of brilliance. However, the formidable GamerLegion proved too formidable to overcome, ultimately bringing an end to Monte's journey in the BLAST Paris Major 2023.


K-D +/- ADR KAST Rating 2.0
Mohammad 'BOROS' Malhas
32-35 -3 73.0 57.8% 0.97
Volodymyr 'Woro2k' Veletniuk
33-36 -3 75.0 62.2% 0.92
Sergiy 'DemQQ' Demchenko
31-37 -6 71.8 68.9% 0.90
Viktor 'sdy' Orudzhev
25-36 -11 76.8 64.4% 0.85
Szymon 'kRaSnaL' Mrozek
25-39 -14 64.0 66.7% 0.72


K-D +/- ADR KAST Rating2.0
51-28 +23 112.3 88.9% 1.78
36-29 +7 90.3 77.8% 1.29
36-31 +5 89.6 75.6% 1.29
34-26 +8 72.2 75.6% 1.24
24-33 -9 66.8 64.4% 0.85

With their impressive victories in the quarter-finals, Apeks and GamerLegion now stand poised to battle it out in the highly anticipated semi-finals of the tournament. The stage is set for a clash of CS:GO titans as these two teams strive to secure their spot in the grand finale and etch their names in the history books of competitive gaming.

As the quarter-finals unfolded, each match carried its unique storyline, featuring exceptional performances from individual players and strategic brilliance from the teams. With the stakes reaching new heights in this prestigious tournament, the battles on the virtual battleground captivated fans and showcased the evolution of competitive CS:GO gameplay.

Amidst the intense action and remarkable displays of skill, it's worth noting that the BLAST Paris Major 2023 marks the final major tournament for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive as the beloved game transitions to its highly anticipated successor, CS2, introduced by Valve. This adds an additional layer of significance and emotion to the already electrifying battles taking place on the grand stage.

The last CS:GO Major.

— (@BLASTtv) May 18, 2023

As the BLAST Paris Major 2023 quarter-finals concluded, the stage is now set for the semi-finals, where the remaining teams will continue to vie for glory and the coveted championship title. With the competition reaching its pinnacle, fans and enthusiasts eagerly await the forthcoming matches, poised to witness more breathtaking moments and thrilling displays of CS:GO prowess.