NAVI and Gambit ensure IEM Katowice 2022 slots
NAVI and Gambit have earned enough points in the European ESL Pro Tour ranking to secure an early IEM Katowice 2022 slot. This was announced by ESL on their Twitter account.
Currently, NAVI and Gambit have 4505 and 4422.5 points, respectively. G2 (2765 pts), Heroic (2575 pts), Virtus.pro (2405 pts) and Vitality (2387.5 pts) take the following positions in the current ESL Pro Tour Europe ranking.
TYLOO and Renegades have also ensured the tickets to the prestigious championship in Katowice. Now, the teams are unreachable for their competitors in the ESL Pro Tour Asia and Pacific rankings.
IEM Katowice 2022 will take place from February 15 to 27 with 24 teams taking part. The European region, including the CIS and a special invite for the champion of the Polish league, received 10 slots. North America will be represented by 4 teams, while South America, Asia and Oceania will send one squad each. The rest of the spots will be taken by the teams with the best results in ESL World Rankings.