Liquid invited to IEM Sydney
The North American side has become the fifth team to be invited to the $250,000 event in Australia.
Liquid, who are currently ranked No. 2 in the world, join FaZe, MIBR, NiP, and Renegades in the invite list for IEM Sydney, which will also feature BIG who punched their ticket through the European qualifier.
Russel "Twistzz" Van Dulken and company have recently suffered a quarter-final upset at the IEM Katowice Major, losing 2-0 to ENCE. The North Americans are set to attend two BLAST Pro Series events, in São Paulo and Miami, and participate in ESL Pro League Season 9 before they travel to Australia.
The event will take place on April 30-May 5, with the playoffs being held at the Qudos Bank Arena in the last three days. Four of the remaining eight spots will be given out in regional qualifiers while the other half gets distributed via invites.
The current team list is below: