The US$500,000 CS:GO tournament at Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship Katowice is taking shape as we now have nine teams confirmed. The newest addition came from the Oceania qualifier where ORDER bested all of their opponents and secured themselves a ticket to the northern hemisphere, where they will join Virtus.pro, FaZe Clan, G2 Esports, Astralis, SK Gaming, Cloud9, Ninjas in Pyjamas, and TyLoo.
Closed qualifier results
- ORDER vs. Athletico Esports 2-0
- Tainted Minds vs. Corvidae 2-0
- Grayhound Gaming vs. ORDER 1-2
- Chiefs vs. Tainted Minds 0-2
ORDER vs. Tainted Minds 0-2
- Athletico vs. Chiefs 1-2
- Corvidae vs. Grayhound Gaming 0-2
- Chiefs vs. Grayhound Gaming 1-2
- ORDER vs. Grayhound Gaming 2-1
Tainted Minds vs. ORDER 2-3
Wow! What a map from @TaintedOrg - they take out map one 16-2 against a stunned @ORDER_army!— Intel®ExtremeMasters (@IEM) January 25, 2018
Nuke up next, can Order keep themselves in this series?
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The overtime will go in favour of @ORDER_army after a valiant comeback effort from @TaintedOrg 19-15!— Intel®ExtremeMasters (@IEM) January 25, 2018
Mirage will be the decider - which team will secure the Oceania spot at #IEM Katowice 2018?!
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See you in Katowice
Congratulations to ORDER - we look forward to seeing you in Katowice! Seven tournament slots remain to be claimed: one for the UCC tournament winner, two in the NA qualifier, and four in the EU qualifier.
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!