IEM New York Online 2020 will see new faces in NA & CIS
ESL withdrew the invitations for IEM New York 2020 RMR from Hard Legion and MIBR. The reason for this decision was the zero on the balance of points of these teams in the regional rankings because of the abuse of coaching bug in previous qualifiers for the major.
In the North American championship place Chaos will take place of MIBR, they were next in line to receive direct invite for RMR-tournament. Hard Legion's slot in the CIS will be raffled between Invictus International and HellRaisers, who in the closed qualification for IEM New York 2020 took 5-6 places.
At the same time, the tournament operator reported that Swole Patrol, Yeah and Gen.G are not able to play in the tournament with the declared line-up and therefore were disqualified. Two of the three vacant seats will be occupied by RBG and Rebirth, while the last participant will be announced later.
The IEM New York 2020 will take palce from October 6 to 25 in Europe, North America and the CIS, with the latter two regions serving as the final RMR tournament in 2020. The teams will play a total of $250,000, and the North American winner will receive, in addition to a cash award, a trip to the first major IEM Global Challenge LAN tournament in a long time, scheduled for December 15-20 in Cologne.
List of IEM New York 2020 participants for North America:
New England Whalers
List of IEM New York 2020 participants for CIS:
Winner of Invictus International – HellRaisers