IEM Katowice 2023 Teams Announced
The organizers of the Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2023 announced the participants of the tournament.
Twenty-four teams will take part in the event. Previously, five of them were known, who had earned a place at IEM Katowice for winning other tournaments during the season. These are FaZe Clan, Team Vitality, Outsiders, Permitta Esports and Fnatic.
Another 19 teams were invited based on the ESL World Ranking: Heroic, Team Liquid, Natus Vincere, G2 Esports, MOUZ, Ninjas in Pyjamas, Team Spirit, Cloud9, Complexity Gaming, FURIA Esports, MIBR, IHC Esports, Grayhound Gaming, OG, ENCE, BIG, Sprout, paiN Gaming, Evil Geniuses.
FaZe Clan, Team Vitality, Outsiders, Heroic, Team Liquid, Natus Vincere, G2 Esports, MOUZ are invited to the group stage of the tournament.The other teams will start the tournament with the Play-in stage.
IEM Katowice 2023 will be held in Poland from January 31 to February 12. The prize pool is $1,000,000.