Farmskins Championship #2 reaches playoff stage

The tournament that will decide the last IEM Katowice team has reached the playoff phase, where four group stage winners have been joined by four invited teams.

Farmskins Championship #2 kicked off with an open qualifier, from where one team earned a spot in the group stage alongside 15 invited squads. The teams were split in four groups, with only the winner of each one advancing to the quarterfinals.

mousesports, currently ranked 5th, have one more chance to qualify for IEM Katowice

AGO made it through group A despite finishing second due to Spirit withdrawing from the tournament, MANS NOT HOT was victorious in group B, AVANGAR topped ALTERNATE aTTaX and GODSENT in group C, while Epsilon was the last team to make it through, placing first in group D.

The four qualified teams will face off against four invited teams in the quarter finals, with the whole playoff stage being played out as a single elimination BO3 bracket. The first two matches will be played tomorrow, on February 7, with the grand final scheduled for Sunday, February 11.

The quarter final draw is available below:

Turkey Space Soldiers vs. Kazakhstan AVANGAR
Europe mousesports vs. Europe MANS NOT HOT
Ukraine Natus Vincere vs. Europe Epsilon
Germany BIG vs. Poland AGO

The winner of the Farmskins Championship #2 will qualify for IEM Katowice, finalizing the team list that currently looks like this:

Denmark Astralis United States Cloud9
Europe FaZe France G2
Sweden NiP Brazil SK
Poland Virtus.pro United States Liquid
Australia ORDER Australia Renegades
China TYLOO Sweden fnatic
Denmark Heroic Kazakhstan Gambit
Denmark North Farmskins Championship #2
#1
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Netherlands Deji 
SHSh Edit: omg im first for the first time
2018-02-06 22:51
#6
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United Kingdom Tendies 
Sure
2018-02-06 22:51
#2
smooya | 
Austria shaakeh 
INTERESTING
2018-02-06 22:50
#3
Dev1 | 
Slovakia Marbw0w 
try nice
2018-02-06 22:50
Ez smooya
2018-02-06 22:50
#7
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United States Artifactz 
K
2018-02-06 22:51
#8
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United Kingdom Fizzhaz 
gl mouz
2018-02-06 22:51
#10
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Lithuania Paulius_CS 
Neva Hot
2018-02-06 22:51
#11
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Germany h1treX 
rip big
2018-02-06 22:52
ago can lose to anyone now, and big with motivated stand ins can surprise xd
2018-02-06 22:53
#19
Ireland TGC_ 
yea thats exactly how i feel, im legit getting fucking depressed because of how bad they are playing rn
2018-02-06 22:55
#21
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Germany h1treX 
you think it couldnt go worse for them and then you get disappointed again :(
2018-02-06 22:56
#24
Ireland TGC_ 
yea, what next, they somehow qualify then in a quarterfinal they get Faze/SK
2018-02-06 22:59
#27
g0d | 
Brazil L4x @.@ 
not going to happen dont worry
2018-02-06 23:06
#28
Ireland TGC_ 
no shit
2018-02-06 23:07
#13
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Ukraine volanchick 
haha NaVi second chance
2018-02-06 22:52
#16
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Ukraine Luk1ng 
mousesports as well, and what?
2018-02-06 22:54
#17
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Ukraine volanchick 
and?
2018-02-06 22:54
ss
2018-02-07 07:02
#74
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Sweden 1ArKade1 
EZ 4 SS
2018-02-07 10:41
Ez mouz
2018-02-06 22:53
#18
mir | 
El Salvador NotHotMan 
ez 4 big with 3 players KEPPO
2018-02-06 22:54
#20
suNny | 
Europe KnorkeF 
Plz Mouz dont throw . Im wanna see you there
2018-02-06 22:55
Ez naVi
2018-02-06 22:56
LETS GO EPSILON #EZSMOOYA
2018-02-06 22:57
Why did they invite BIG instead of HellRaisers or nV? It's a shame!
2018-02-06 23:03
#29
Ireland TGC_ 
because if all the stars aline just right, they can be fucking monsters (lol i mean if tabsen and nex play good they can beat about 95% off teams)
2018-02-06 23:08
Yeah just about anyone in this qualifier except mouz assuming they arent throwing
2018-02-07 01:34
#56
Ireland TGC_ 
Kinda hope SS go through tbh
2018-02-07 01:43
Them or mouz
2018-02-07 02:50
#77
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Switzerland Alpollo 
HellRaisers got invited instead of SS. I heard they had to decline the invite because visa issues but that makes no sense because they were playing in the official qualifiers.
2018-02-07 18:02
#26
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Venezuela CE2K 
space vs mouz
2018-02-06 23:04
ago smash big..
2018-02-06 23:10
#50
Ireland TGC_ 
Yep
2018-02-07 00:25
#32
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United States Prattatat 
Lets go NaVi!!
2018-02-06 23:12
#33
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Turkey WhiteHawkK 
Lets go Space Soldiers!
2018-02-06 23:15
#34
NEO | 
Poland Trausky 
LOOL #AGOtoIEM
2018-02-06 23:16
Go epsilon!!
2018-02-06 23:16
#37
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United States jaeger_steam 
This is actually a really solid tier1.5-2 tourney. Will be interesting to see who will win. Mouse big favorites, but there is definitely room for upset here
2018-02-06 23:19
Solid tier 2 tourney. TIER 1.5 IS like cs summit or something.
2018-02-07 03:22
#41
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United Kingdom apxcrypha 
navi mouz final incoming ez
2018-02-06 23:27
it will be either Mouz or SS i think Navi seems inconsistent and other teams dont seem good enough
2018-02-06 23:34
#43
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Estonia mr_abdul 
quarters SS Mouz Epsilon AGO semis SS Epsilon winner SS
2018-02-06 23:40
#47
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Indonesia DezfanzeR 
Nt abdul
2018-02-06 23:52
easy for espinuk mans never hot
2018-02-06 23:39
Please NAVI at least qualify for the big tournaments. A 2nd chance has been given, don't fuck this up! If Navi lose to anyone aside from Mouz...THEY NEED TO DISBAND ASAP
2018-02-06 23:48
#46
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Denmark potatomato 
expected
2018-02-06 23:51
#49
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France BaguetteArmy 
Navi or mouz
2018-02-07 00:04
Ez for mouz
2018-02-07 00:27
They could invite HR instead of BIG but GO SS GO
2018-02-07 00:46
#53
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Poland Hamadoshi 
good luck AGO ;3
2018-02-07 00:53
I can't imagine navi screwing this up ez for flamie
2018-02-07 01:41
There is mousesports and space soldiers here too you know i would say it's 50-40-25-5 mouse-navi-ss-any other team win this
2018-02-07 03:19
#61
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Europe tweekzter 
So basically there is a 120% chance that anyone is winning this? :)
2018-02-07 03:49
Last chance for navi to prove themselves I hope mousesports makes it though
2018-02-07 03:14
#62
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Europe Shingy 
mouz vs NaVi final or SS vs Navi final .. but finally NaVi win spot
2018-02-07 04:45
#64
Aleksib | 
Denmark megz 
Navi wont win. Mouz is a Way better team atm
2018-02-07 05:09
#63
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Kazakhstan askarfc 
Why so ez 4 avangar
2018-02-07 05:08
AGO luckiest draw...
2018-02-07 06:15
wtf big and spaces invited and not hr who were 2 rounds away from qualifying, but fucking big who lost fast 0-2 x2 in closed qual and spaces who couldnt even make closed qual get the chance
2018-02-07 06:17
Yes I think it is stupid. Would have been nice to see HR qualify.
2018-02-07 07:15
big AND vp
2018-02-07 10:18
#69
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Poland vzk 
AGO vs. SS final, El classico tier2
2018-02-07 08:51
#73
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Turkey srtn16 
I hope ago eliminated on first match :D
2018-02-07 10:26
#78
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Poland vzk 
SS LUL, how the fuck ? i didnt watch game, but how???????
2018-02-07 21:02
#79
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Turkey srtn16 
if there is a good awper on enemy team ss is tier 5 team
2018-02-07 21:04
#80
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Poland vzk 
why they dont want change lineup?? and take good awper? or someone dont want play only with awp?
2018-02-07 21:07
#81
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Turkey srtn16 
maj3r want no awper on team he want all riffler we dont know why he wants it.
2018-02-07 22:02
#70
BnTeT | 
Indonesia DhizRade 
Mousesports is gonna qualify
2018-02-07 09:41
#72
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Turkey srtn16 
Kebabgang kebabgang
2018-02-07 10:25
Come on epsilon !!
2018-02-07 13:34
#76
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Europe andyy_ 
Rip qbf FeelsBadMan
2018-02-07 14:44
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