As indicated by the message organizers, the decision to increase the number of qualifiers was driven by concerns from the gaming community. Details will be released next week.
The dates for the North American and South American qualifiers will be extended a week. This will result in two qualifying days in three days. Teams that have passed the closed qualifiers will compete for the seed on the second day.
Open qualifiers will be held on February 13-14, followed by closed qualifiers on February 15 to 19. At the same time, four qualifiers were held for IEM Rio Major 2022 in the European region last year.
The BLAST Paris.tv Major 2023 will be held from 8 to 21 May. Tournament example Paris. The prize fund of the championship will be $1.25 million. Some teams have already received invitations to the tournament.