G2 Esports received an invitation to IEM Katowice 2022. The tournament organizer ESL introduced five more teams that scored enough points in the ESL Pro Tour regional ratings to participate in the IEM Katowice 2022. In addition to G2, Heroic, FURIA, Liquid and Evil Geniuses qualified for the championship.
Recall that the first participants in IEM Katowice 2022 were the NAVI and Gambit teams. In addition, TYLOO and Renegades had the opportunity to play at IEM Katowice 2022 Play-In, being the strongest teams in their regions.
The North American teams FURIA, Liquid and Evil Geniuses have currently secured 2325, 1885 and 782.5 points, respectively. The last slot from the region is claimed by GODSENT (405 points), Extra Salt (390 points) and paiN (345 points).
The final list of participants in IEM Katowice 2022 and the Play-In stages will be announced on December 20, that is, after the end of the current season.
IEM Katowice 2022 will take place from 15 to 27 February. 24 teams from all over the world will compete for a prize pool of $ 1,000,000, $ 400,000 of which will go to the winner of the championship.