NAVI and Gambit became the first participants in IEM Katowice 2022, which will be held from 17 to 27 February in the Polish city of Katowice. The team got the right to compete in the championship thanks to the number of points in the ESL Pro Tour. In addition, TYLOO and Renegades had the opportunity to play at IEM Katowice 2022 Play-In, being the strongest teams in their regions.
ESL announced that the final list of participants in IEM Katowice 2022 and the Play-In stage will be announced on December 20, that is, after the end of the current season.
Currently, the following teams can get to IEM Katowice 2022 through the ESL Pro Tour system:
- G2 - 2.765 points.
- Heroic - 2,575 points.
- Virtus.pro - 2.405 points.
- Vitality - 2,387.5 points.
- Liquid - 1,685 points.
- FURIA - 1,625 points.
Teams claiming to get into the Play-In stage:
- Astralis - 2,325 points.
- NIP - 1,960 points.
- OG - 1,752.5 points.
- Evil Geniuses - 677.5 points.
- GODSENT - 405 points.
- Bravos - 205 points.
IEM Katowice 2022 will take place from 15 to 27 February. 24 teams will compete for a prize pool of $ 1,000,000.