Best photos from IEM Katowice New Challengers Stage

As the first Major of 2019 is about the enter the last-16 stage, it is time to relive some of the best moments of the New Challengers Stage with a batch of photos.

After five days of action, the eight Challengers progressing to the New Legends Stage have been determined, with fnatic, Winstrike and TYLOO among the sides who did not make the cut.

With spots in the New Legends Stage on the line, emotions ran high at the ESL studio, making for some stunning photos. Below you can find a selection of some of the best images captured by our photographers Radoslaw "MAKKU" Makuch and Josip "brcho" Brtan, with more photos available on the event's gallery section.

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Slovakia TrYx_ 
annouce openers ffs
2019-02-18 17:55
#11
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Lithuania SH4NKER 
tuesday
2019-02-18 17:57
#24
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Austria shaakeh 
Expected
2019-02-18 18:06
#12
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United Kingdom EKersh 
+1 i need round 1 matches
2019-02-18 17:57
Gtr expressions 😎😎🤣🤣
2019-02-18 17:59
Nice photos
2019-02-18 17:55
#3
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Australia Renegades! 
Nice.
2019-02-18 17:55
#4
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Poland Jancz1 
nice
2019-02-18 17:55
#5
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Austria arngnr 
expected
2019-02-18 17:55
nt where's the seeding?
2019-02-18 17:55
Will come on tuesday as announced by IEM on twitter :)
2019-02-18 18:07
sick
2019-02-18 17:56
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-18 17:56
#9
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Lithuania SH4NKER 
nice
2019-02-18 17:56
#10
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Russia Glihhh 
Oi
2019-02-18 17:57
#39
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Brazil GrilO_O 
Oioioi
2019-02-18 22:34
#13
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India Bob__ 
Cool
2019-02-18 17:57
thx
2019-02-18 17:58
#16
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Europe Smokeo 
Are where boombl4?
2019-02-18 17:59
[...]with more photos available on the event's gallery section.
2019-02-19 07:50
Where is Bombl4?
2019-02-18 18:00
[...]with more photos available on the event's gallery section.
2019-02-19 07:50
#19
shox | 
India iejesus 
shoxie <3
2019-02-18 18:01
#20
FalleN | 
Lithuania Vaiter3 
When matchs?
2019-02-18 18:02
shox is a beauty
2019-02-18 18:02
#22
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France IGC_Ray 
Nice Fnatic photo
2019-02-18 18:03
Lmao rush and flusha
2019-02-18 18:04
that picture of Brollan + JW makes me sad and happy at the same time
2019-02-18 18:22
I feel bad for all that fnatic fans after this challenger stage...
2019-02-18 18:52
it hurts
2019-02-18 20:29
Its a great moment showing the experienced veteran consoling the young star.
2019-02-18 23:21
zhoking unique
2019-02-18 18:27
Where's furia's photos?
2019-02-18 18:33
[...]with more photos available on the event's gallery section.
2019-02-19 07:57
no furia pics no like
2019-02-18 18:54
+1
2019-02-19 00:24
#49
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Australia t0rrent 
It always has to be about you fuckers doesn't it
2019-02-19 03:04
#31
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Brazil VeryMibrGuy 
gtr <3
2019-02-18 18:57
cool
2019-02-18 19:14
#33
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Croatia feelsbadmane 
lmao zhoking
2019-02-18 19:21
#34
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Estonia Nap0le0n 
Where is n0rb3r7?
2019-02-18 19:38
[...]with more photos available on the event's gallery section.
2019-02-19 07:50
CeRq photo is in wrong post i think
2019-02-18 19:55
#36
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Indonesia tsokai 
Zhoking lmfao
2019-02-18 20:23
#38
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France Yo_Les_Noobz 
ShoxieJESUS still got it
2019-02-18 21:23
#41
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Portugal proutounz 
Cool pics my friends!
2019-02-18 23:23
<3
2019-02-19 12:38
#43
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Brazil gagoo 
no photos from furia, ok
2019-02-19 01:00
Great Photos. Thanks very much.
2019-02-19 01:27
#45
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Brazil P4uloVisk 
furia photo ?
2019-02-19 02:10
Nice zhoKing photo, he has fast hands
2019-02-19 02:19
oh JW is a nice person
2019-02-19 02:30
#48
s1mple | 
Brazil afxsaw1 
Go AZR
2019-02-19 02:33
#54
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Argentina XaiDN 
Brollan crying breaks me :((
2019-02-19 09:56
#55
flusha | 
China kingofx 
zhoking expected lol
2019-02-19 11:23
need zhoking gif lol
2019-02-19 17:06
Cool pictures 👍
2019-02-19 22:15
#59
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Italy yugeyy 
Screaming piopel and Brollan crying :(
2019-02-20 09:45
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