IEM Sydney closed qualifier brackets drawn
After the open qualifiers were brought to an end, the brackets for the North American and European closed qualifiers for IEM Sydney have been announced.
Both qualifiers will take place on February 6-8, using a double-elimination BO3 system, with the final match being BO5. From both regions, only the best team will qualify for the $250,000 IEM stop in Sydney, which will be played on April 30-May 5.
On the North American side of things, Ghost are the highest-ranked team looking for a spot at the tournament in Australia, with the following four matches starting the upper bracket: