Given the popularity of CS, the next major after IEM Rio is a guarantee. Where will CSGO 2023 Major take us? 

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Read more in this article to learn about the CS 2023 Major.

CSGO 2023 Majors and other tournaments

CSGO 2023 Major in Europe

CSGO 2023 Major

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In 2023 CS GO Major Championship will take us to Paris! Paris Major 2023 will be starring 24 teams fighting in 3 stages with a prize pool of 1,250,000 USD.

Compared to 2022, there will be only one major in the following year due to it being played in the middle of the year. The tournament will start on the 8th of May 2023 and end on the 21st of May 2023. 

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The Challengers Stage will gather teams that won't qualify from winning previous tournaments and will have to battle the other 16 teams in the Swiss System Format for the next stage. It will be taking place from 8th May to 11th of May.

In The Legends Stage, 8 previous tournament winners and 8 teams from the challenger stage will battle out for advancing to the next stage in the Swiss System Format. It will be taking place from 13th May to 16th of May.

The Champions Stage will gather the 8 best teams in a Single-Elimination bracket format that will fight for a win in the most prestigious event of the year. All matches will be Best of 3. It will be taking place from 18th May to 21st of May.

Other important tournaments

CSGO 2023 Major

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Major in Paris isn't the only tournament that will take place in 2023. Here is a list of other CS:GO tournaments that will be taking place in 2023 with small details:

  • Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2023 - Jan 31 - Feb 12, 2023, Prize pool - $1,000,000, Location - Katowice, Poland
  • ESL Pro League Season 17 - Mar 01 - Apr 02, 2023, Prize pool - $835,000, Location - Malta
  • Intel Extreme Masters Spring 2023 - Apr 17 - 23, 2023, Prize pool - $250,000, Location - To Be Announced
  • Intel Extreme Masters Dallas 2023 - May 29 - Jun 04, 2023, Prize pool - $250,000, Location - Dallas, United States
  • Intel Extreme Masters Cologne 2023 - Jul 25 - Aug 06, 2023, Prize pool - $1,000,000, Location - Cologne, Germany
  • ESL Pro League Season 18 - Aug 15 - Sep 24, 2023, Prize pool - $835,000, Location - Malta
  • Intel Extreme Masters Fall 2023 - Oct 16 - 22, 2023, Prize pool - $250,000, Location - To Be Announced


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