IEM New York 2020 invites for Europe have been announced
ESL has published a full list of invited teams for IEM New York 2020 in the European region. Six out of eight participants have been awarded direct invites to the upcoming online tournament.
The next Intel Extreme Masters Series competition will feature BIG, Vitality, FaZe, fnatic, G2 and Complexity. The last two slots will be occupied by the winners of the qualifiers, which will take place in two stages from 11 to 16 August.
At the same time, the organizers have announced replacements in the list of qualifiers for the North American and CIS competitions. The previously approved trio of Chaos, Envy and Bad News Bears will replace Yeah, Ze Pug Godz and New England Whalers, while the Ukrainian CR4ZY team will take the pro100 seat.
IEM New York 2020 will take place in early October and will play as a RMR tournament for the CIS and North American region. The total prize pool of $250,000 will be split as follows: $140,000 for Europe, $60,000 for North America and $50,000 for the CIS.