Now it is time for the group stage. Below are the pots the teams were seeded into following the qualifying stage.
Pots and Seeding
All 32 teams were sorted into four separate pots. The seeding process pioritised 2022 division one championship points, then 2022 division two championship points, the results of the division three summer playoffs and finally the results of the closed qualifier.
|Pot 1||Pot 2||Pot 3||Pot 4|
|X7 Esports||MNM Gaming||Domino Esports||AaB Esport|
|Dusty||Team Singularity||Lucent Esports||Bastu Five|
|JDXL||Nativz||Guarp Gaming||Cabbage Family|
|Riddle Esports||RATE Gaming||Karolinerna||42 Gaming|
|Astralis Talent||Munster Rugby Gaming||Invulnerables Esports||Blade Edge|
|Vanir||Lundqvist Lightside||KAOS e-sport||Ruddy Esports|
|NYYRIKKI||XAL Esports (Previously 'Orgless')||Espergærde eSport||Hydras|
The Group Draw
One team was then drawn from each pot per group. Thus, eight groups of four teams were created. The resulting groups are as follows.
|Group A||Group B|
|XAL Esports||UniQ Esports|
|Group C||Group D|
|Invulnerables Esports||Domino Esports|
|Group E||Group F|
|X7 Esports||Riddle Esports|
|MNM Gaming||RATE Gaming|
|KAOS e-sport||Espergærde eSport|
|Cabbage Family||AaB Esport|
|Group G||Group H|
|Lundqvist Lightside||Munster Rugby Gaming|
|42 Gaming||Ruddy Esports|
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