BIG through to IEM Brazil 2023

BIG will take part in IEM Brazil 2023. The Johannes "tabseN" Wodarz-led squad earned a ticket to the big LAN tournament after a successful performance in the European closed qualifier.

BIG started the qualifying event with a loss to Monte, but subsequently managed to beat Sprout, HEET and ENCE, defeating HONORIS 2:1 in the spot-deciding match – 14:16 on Nuke, 19:15 on Inferno and 16:11 on Mirage.

The final bracket of the European closed qualifier is:

In addition to BIG, IEM Brazil 2023 will feature 11 direct invitees, winners of the European and Asian qualifiers in 9INE and IHC, as well as the best teams from the North American and South American qualifiers. The $250,000 tournament is set to take place on April 17-23.

The team list for IEM Brazil 2023 looks as follows:

 North America closed qualifier winner
 South America closed qualifier winner