IEM Katowice 2020 groupstage seeding revealed
The IEM Katowice 2020 organizers have published the results of the draw of the group stage, which will take place in the format of Double Elimination BO3. Six strongest teams of the stage will compete in the playoffs for the lion's share of the $500,000 Single Elimination BO3+BO5 prize pool.
Seeding the participants in the group stage:
Schedule of starting matches:
12:00 Astralis vs. Cloud9 BO3
12:00 NiP vs. Vitality BO3
15:30 Natus Vincere vs. FaZe BO3
15:30 Renegades vs. fnatic BO3
19:00 mousesports vs. ViCi BO3
19:00 100 Thieves vs. G2 BO3
12:00 Liquid vs. Virtus.pro BO3
12:00 MAD Lions vs. Evil Geniuses BO3
IEM Katowice 2020 will take place from February 24th to March 1st at the Spodek Arena in Katowice, Poland. Sixteen teams will fight for the $500,000 prize pool, ten of which have received direct invitations, while the remaining participants have been determined through regional qualifications for Europe, North America, Oceania and Asia.