VP best NIP to get IEM Katowice 2022 playoffs spot; Gambit send CPH Flames packing

In the upper bracket semifinal of Group A at IEM Katowice 2022, Virtus.pro got the better of NIP 2:0 –. With two victories in the group stage, Dzhami "Jame" Ali's squad secured a spot in the decisive stage of the prestigious championship.

In the concurrent match of the Group A lower bracket, Gambit took over Copenhagen Flames in a two-map affair 2:0 – . The CIS roster knocked the Danes out of the tournament, retaining the chances of getting to the playoffs.

Heroic will be the next opponent of Virtus.pro. The winner of the match, which will take place on Sunday, February 20, will advance directly to the semifinals, while the losing team will start the playoffs from the quarters. In turn, the meetings of the lower bracket (MOUZ – NIP and Vitality – Gambit) will be held tomorrow, February 19.

The current Group A bracket:

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