Astralis and GODSENT to play at IEM Katowice 2022
Astralis and GODSENT will take part in the prestigious IEM Katowice 2022. The teams received direct invites thanks to getting the required number of points in the regional ESL Pro Tour ranking.
The Brazilian squad will start IEM Katowice 2022 from the Play-In stage, while the Danes, if successful at the current IEM Winter 2021, will be able to get directly into the Group Stage.
Previously, Gambit, NAVI, G2, Heroic, FURIA, Liquid, Virtus.pro, Vitality, NIP, Renegades, TYLOO and Wisla Krakow also secured participation in IEM Katowice 2022. The remaining ten spots will be given to the teams with the best position in the ESL Pro Tour ranking.
IEM Katowice 2022 with a prize pool of $1 million will be held from February 15 to 27. During the Play-In and Group Stages, the teams will compete in the studio, while the Spodek Arena, which accommodates 11,000 people, will host the playoffs.