Na`Vi confirmed at IEM Oakland

Natus Vincere are the seventh team confirmed to attend the Intel Extreme Masters in Oakland, California from November 19-20.

Billed for November 19-20, ESL's IEM Oakland event already has a packed portfolio of top teams, with another five more remaining to be announced before the twelve team event will take place at the Oracle Arena in the Californian city.

The next invitee was announced earlier today by ESL and is none other than Natus Vincere, with the CIS region team having recently made a high profile roster swap of bringing in Aleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev and removing veteran Danylo "Zeus" Teslenko (they also were recently invited for the $250,000 ESL One New York event taking place in early October).


Na`Vi are the seventh invited team to IEM Oakland

ESL have billed Na`Vi as the defending champions as it was indeed Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács & co. who won last year's IEM stopover in California which took place in the nearby city of San Jose.

ESL have yet to announce the actual prize-pool of the event, however it is expected to be announced in the coming weeks along with the remaining five teams that will compete. The current list of attending teams is:

Brazil SK United States Liquid Poland Virtus.pro CIS Natus Vincere
Denmark Astralis Sweden NiP France G2

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Ukraine Danylo 'Zeus' Teslenko
Danylo 'Zeus' Teslenko
Age:
32
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.92
Maps played:
1400
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.17
Slovakia Ladislav 'GuardiaN' Kovács
Ladislav 'GuardiaN' Kovács
Age:
28
Rating 1.0:
1.12
Maps played:
1450
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.11
Ukraine Aleksandr 's1mple' Kostyliev
Aleksandr 's1mple' Kostyliev
Age:
22
Rating 1.0:
1.23
Maps played:
1060
KPR:
0.85
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.10
#1
axoN | 
Portugal rageNator 
nice one , ez for ence edit: ive been waiting for this moment for a long time , i would want to thank my mom and my dad because they make it possible as they changed my internet
2016-08-18 23:51
Nice news. But as always the best CS team in history, SK gaming, will win.
2016-08-18 23:47
Ez for cheaters :)
2016-08-18 23:48
Please don't be sad because we are so superior
2016-08-18 23:49
Yep with cheating only :)
2016-08-18 23:49
cry
2016-08-18 23:50
Be proud of cheaters = nice logic .
2016-08-18 23:51
nice prove you show.
2016-08-19 00:00
#59
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Russia band1 
'we are' again they are pro players, you are trash, remember this
2016-08-19 00:11
hahaha, +1
2016-08-19 01:16
+1
2016-08-19 13:19
Cry because russia is so bad in CS hahaha
2016-08-20 01:41
Slums
2016-08-19 00:12
#43
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Czech Republic exi77 
lol
2016-08-18 23:49
dude, calm down; playing good for half a year does not make a team the best in CS history. Talking about CS Go history, it is fnatic that has been the best team (based on performance & titles for prolonged period of time, not based on you feelings); NIP were good when there were no real competition in CS Go, so I guess that does not count to full extent. In CS 1.6 history, it is hard to tell, there were periods of VP dominance, Na'Vi dominance, fnatic dominance & yeah SK dominance. Current SK, even though being dominant now, has not achieved anything close to what it requires to become the greatest team in CS history. So please stop spamming, ok?
2016-08-19 07:54
#77
broky | 
Latvia Ricix 
At least you understand this
2016-08-19 11:08
DIDN'T READ LOL WE SMART FRIENDLY LOYAL WE ARE FROM BRAZIL
2016-08-20 01:42
#30
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Turkey Mustafa- 
ez for s1mple #csgod
2016-08-18 23:47
#38
Respect | 
United Kingdom krazd 
ez
2016-08-18 23:47
#2
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Spain Miki2K 
Looking forward to see s1mple with NaVi
2016-08-18 23:47
Who's going to be the igl?
2016-08-19 00:14
Seized i guess
2016-08-19 00:42
#67
lew | 
Australia Smrfy 
Damn shame they let go of Zeus right before Valve makes the anouncement
2016-08-19 02:16
that is very cool.
2016-08-18 23:47
ez simple
2016-08-18 23:47
#5
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Canada gojira_ 
1
2016-08-18 23:47
#6
Twistzz | 
Russia raintnt 
Still not first
2016-08-18 23:47
1
2016-08-18 23:47
#9
Respect | 
United Kingdom krazd 
black man
2016-08-18 23:47
a
2016-08-18 23:47
hi
2016-08-18 23:47
1
2016-08-18 23:47
a
2016-08-18 23:47
Nice!
2016-08-18 23:47
#15
Latvia kjyy 
n1
2016-08-18 23:47
#16
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Hungary raffai 
nice
2016-08-18 23:47
#17
ropz | 
Ireland dotjpg 
ez for s1mple
2016-08-18 23:49
#18
United States sotz 
ez
2016-08-18 23:47
yeah
2016-08-18 23:47
ez cloud 9 next team
2016-08-18 23:48
n1
2016-08-18 23:47
ez
2016-08-18 23:47
why?
2016-08-18 23:47
#25
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Poland furleppe 
yes
2016-08-18 23:47
#26
s1mple | 
Turkey solfex 
nice
2016-08-18 23:47
Frsad
2016-08-18 23:47
IM FIRST THX MAMMAA
2016-08-18 23:47
oh shit 28 comments in 7seks
2016-08-18 23:47
#47
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Czech Republic exi77 
>fast internet >israel choose one
2016-08-18 23:49
#29
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CIS Freescorpio 
FeelsBadMan
2016-08-18 23:47
n1
2016-08-18 23:47
1
2016-08-18 23:47
expected ez
2016-08-18 23:47
expected
2016-08-18 23:47
1
2016-08-18 23:47
rip s!mple
2016-08-18 23:47
1
2016-08-18 23:47
#40
Sweden JKLY 
C9?
2016-08-18 23:48
Invite GODSENT please!
2016-08-18 23:49
#46
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Poland trancemeister 
n1ce , gl Na'Vi!
2016-08-18 23:49
#50
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France kennySsSsS 
n1
2016-08-18 23:50
nice
2016-08-18 23:51
#54
f0rest | 
Argentina gabster 
gogogogo s1mple!! kill them all :3
2016-08-18 23:58
s1mple + navi = popcorn time
2016-08-19 00:07
invite godsent plox
2016-08-19 00:25
#63
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Turkey powergs 
godsent or Fnatic haha we will see who has bigger lobby
2016-08-19 00:40
#66
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Germany grimmtz 
it's s1mple time
2016-08-19 01:50
fnatic last i guess i hope for GODSENT but i think the bigger org will win here
2016-08-19 02:32
lets go s1mple :3
2016-08-19 08:40
Just give the last spot to FNATIC and see how they rape those "top tier" teams
2016-08-19 08:43
#81
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Azerbaijan Talley 
there will be 12 teams
2016-08-20 01:27
EZ 4 GUARDIAN NOOB
2016-08-19 10:37
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