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The Paris Major is a major Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CSGO) tournament taking place between May 8-21, 2023, in Paris, France. It’s one of the largest and most prestigious CSGO events of the year, with a $1.25 million purse. The tournament will feature 24 of the best teams and will be streamed live on BLAST Twitch channels.

This article is a preview for the upcoming Paris Major 2023 Counter-Strike competition. It will explore what to expect, who is competing, the prize pool, betting opportunities and more. So, get ready to dive in and learn everything you need to know!

When: 2023-05-08 – 2023-05-21

The Paris Major 2023 Counter-Strike tournament will run from May 8-21, 2023, in Paris, France. It will be held in the Accor Arena and feature 24 of the world’s best CS:GO teams competing for a prize pool of over $1 million. 

The format of the tournament will be double-elimination, starting with 24 teams qualifying for the tournament of which 16 will qualify for the Challenger Stage and 8 will go directly to the Legends Stage. 

The 16 teams will then participate in a Swiss bracket, with the top eight teams advancing to the Legend stage where they will meet the 8 teams which had pre-qualified to battle it out. The top 8 teams will then progress to the Champions Stage.  

The Champions Stage will then be a single-elimination tournament with a best out of three. 

Key dates to keep in mind:

  • Challengers Stage : May 8 – 11
  • Legends Stage : May 13 – 16
  • Champions Stage : May 18 – 21

The prize pool for the tournament is a whopping $1.25 million. This money will be split among the 16 teams, with the winner taking home the lion’s share of the prize. So, make sure you tune in to the Paris Major 2023 Counter-Strike tournament from May 8-21, 2023! Check out the event’s website, Twitter, and Instagram for more information on the legs as we get closer to the event.

How to Bet on Paris Major 2023

At Thunderpick, you can bet on the Paris Major 2023! All you need to do is register an account and start placing your wagers on the teams you think will win the tournament. You can bet on favorites, underdogs, and more. The odds are constantly changing depending on how each team performs, so keep an eye on those odds before making your bets. So, if you plan to follow the Paris Major 2023 Counter-Strike tournament, be sure to check out the CSGO betting page on Thunderpick.

One surefire way to be more successful with your bets is to research the teams. Ensure you read up on their past performances and understand the game plan each team will likely employ. Also, check out their form in past tournaments and regionals. This way, you can make an informed decision and place a wager with the highest chance of winning. Also, don’t forget to keep up with the news surrounding the tournament. In doing so, you will be able to stay up to date on any changes that may affect your bets. Paris Major 2023: Participants

First up we had the announcment of which eight teams that are going straight into the Legends Stage. Tteams who received a bye to the Legend Stage are: Heroic, Vitality, Natus Vincere, FURIA, fnatic, 9ine, Bad News Eagle and Into the Breach. 

Next up was the announcement of who will be the Challengers and Contenders in The Challengers Stage. The Challengers are: Monte, paiN Gaming, G2 Esports, GamerLegion, FORZE Esports, Apeks, Ninjas in Pyjamas, and OG. 

The Contenders are: ENCE, MOUZ, Team Liquid, Greyhound Gaming, Complexity Gaming, The MongolZ, Fluxo and FaZe Clan. 

Who will win the Paris Major 2023

The Paris Major 2023 Counter-Strike tournament will surely be an exciting event for CS: GO fans worldwide. With a prize pool of over $1 million and 24 of the world’s best teams competing, this tournament will surely be one for the ages. But who will take away the trophy consisting of $500,000 in first prize money and an automatic qualification to both IEM Cologne 2023 and Blast Premier World Final? It’s all to play for of course but considering their resent form  G2 Esports are being touted at winning the tournament outright. While Heroic and Natus Vincere are trailing quite close behind as second and third favorites. 

As for the first round of the Challengers Stage we’re seeing G2 getting as easy win over The MongolZ and some favourable bets for FaZe Clan and FORZE.

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