Organizers of the upcoming tournament in Oakland have informed that G2 Esports and SK Gaming had confirmed their participation in the championship.
SK Gaming and G2 Esports are on the 1st and the 4th places in the list of best CS:GO teams in the world at the moment, according to HLTV.org.
Two teams joined Astralis and FaZe Clan, which is in top-4 best CS:GO teams in the world too.
Not so long time ago ESL informed about Intel Extreme Masters Oakland to be hosted on November 18-19. The prize pool will amount $300,000 and Oracle Arena will become the venue of Intel Extreme Masters Oakland.
12 teams will take part in IEM Oakland. Invitations will be given to 4 more teams. The rest participants will have to pass through the preliminary qualification.
See also: Details of the closed qualification to PGL Major Kraków 2017 appeared
The list of participants: