The stage for IEM Katowice is officially set with the four teams from the previous two tournament finals and four teams being invited to compete from NA, EU, Korea, and China.
To start things off the team will compete in a double elimination group stage before they move onto the playoffs. From there the teams will compete in best of threes with the final being a best of five. The four teams competing will go as follows:
- Counter Logic Gaming
- QG Reapers
- Team SoloMid (NA invitee)
- SK Telekom T1 (Korean invitee)
- Fnatic (EU invitee)
- Royal Never Give Up (China invitee)
IEM Katowice will be taking place between March 4-6 with $100,000 on the line.