ESL Challenger Katowice 2023 viewer's guide

ESL Challenger Katowice 2023 will play out from June 9 to 11 in ESL studio in Katowice, Poland. At the tournament eight teams will compete for a $100,000 prize pool and one spot in the upcoming season of ESL Pro League.

The organizers divided the participants into two groups, the matches of which will play out in a Double Elimination (GSL) format. Opening & Winners' matches are BO1, while the relegation matches and matches for the second place are BO3.

The top two teams from each quartet will advance to the playoffs. They will determine the winner in a Single Elimination best-of-three format.

The group stage bracket is:

Group A (Qikert, Jame, FL1T, fame, n0rb3r7)
 ENCE (Snappi, dycha, maden, SunPayus, NertZ)
 Bravado (SloWye, Doru, wilj, Triton, March)
 Party Astronauts (PwnAlone, ben1337, viz, cxzi, chop)

Group B

 FORZE (Jerry, zorte, shalfey, Krad, r3salt)
 paiN (biguzera, hardzao, NEKIZ, zevy, skullz)
 ECSTATIC (maNkz, kraghen, Queenix, salazar, Nodios)
 9z (dgt, max, dav1deuS, buda, try)

The prize pool distribution is:

1. $50,000 + ESL Pro League Season 18 slot
2. $20,000
3-4. $10,000
5-6. $3,000
7-8. $2,000

The full schedule and live broadcast of IEM Dallas 2023 can be found on the tournament page via this link.