FaZe became fifth team to enter race for Intel Grand Slam Season 5

Due to the victory at IEM Sydney 2023, FaZe became the fifth roster to enter the Intel Grand Slam Season 5 race. Notably, besides this team, Vitality, ENCE, G2 and MOUZ, which won four previous award tournaments, are also competing for $1 million in gold bars.

All aforementioned teams have recorded one victory each. Note that the winner of IGS S5 will be the roster that wins three ESL Pro Tour Masters events and one big tournament in the elite Championship category, which includes IEM Katowice, IEM Cologne or an ESL major.

The results of Intel Grand Slam Season 5 and schedule of the upcoming award tournaments:

IEM Rio 2023 –  Vitality
IEM Dallas 2023 –  ENCE
IEM Cologne 2023 –  G2
ESL Pro League Season 18 –  MOUZ
IEM Sydney 2023 –  FaZe
IEM Katowice 2024 – January 31-February 11
IEM China 2024 – April 8-14

Earlier the winners of the Intel Grand Slam award, which has existed since 2018, were Astralis, Liquid, NAVI and FaZe. Season 5 was announced in the spring of 2023, when ESL revealed that the race will kick off in CS:GO and continue after the transition to CS2.

Origin: twitter.com