SK & Astralis invited to IEM Katowice
Astralis and SK Gaming are the latest two teams to be invited to the IEM World Championship, ESL has revealed.
The Danish team and the defending Major champions, respectively the world No 1 and 3 based on our ranking, bring the list of participants up to four, after Virtus.pro and Ninjas in Pyjamas received the first two invites.
Four more teams will be invited by ESL in the coming weeks, with the last four spots being determined by online qualifiers, held in Europe and North America.
Astralis join IEM Katowice team list together with SK
IEM Katowice 2017 will run from March 1-5, with the playoffs being held at the iconic Spodek Arena, where the winner will take home the lion's share of a $250,000 prize pool.
The list of participants for the event now look as follows:
|Invite #5||Invite #6||Invite #7||Invite #8|
|EU Qualifier #1||EU Qualifier #2||EU Qualifier #3|| NA Qualifier #1