With under 5 weeks remaining until the start of Intel® Extreme Masters Katowice 2018, the anticipation continues to build in the SC2 community. The event so far is shaping up to be one of the most stacked and loaded tournaments of all time. The reigning WCS Global champion, who was invited, has been joined by 11 others who rightfully now stand by his side, preparing to compete for the largest prize pool in the IEM SC2 history.
INnoVation, uThermal, GuMiho
Dark, Impact, Nerchio, Elazer
Classic, sOs, Dear, ShoWTimE
Check out the qualifier brackets with results:
The Polish fans have every reason to be happy as the two very best Polish players have secured themselves a slot at the event and more importantly a position to play in front of the home crowd. The task of advancing deep in this tournament will not be an easy one as the competition is fierce and champion-packed so far.
It's @PsiGumiho emerging from the deciding match over Maru! He qualifies for #IEM Katowice after this grueling TvT.— ESL StarCraft 2 (@ESLSC2) January 24, 2018
Up next is @onfireScarlett vs Maru!
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You can still sign-up for the Ro76!
For players who missed out on, or did not make it in the server qualifiers - you still have a chance to compete in Katowice! Simply apply here for the Ro76 all details of which you can find right here. Application deadline is January 31 - don’t miss it!
Congratulations and see you in Katowice
Huge congratulations to all of the players who secured a slot at IEM World Championship Katowice - we cannot wait to see you at the event. Good luck!
If you’re finding yourself in need of a ticket to the event - the third wave goes on sale January 30th at 16:00 CET!