NRG invited to IEM Sydney

NRG have accepted an invitation to compete at IEM Sydney, ESL has announced.

The North American side, who are currently ranked 11th in the world, bring the team count to nine, joining a list that features five top 10 sides in Liquid, FaZe, MIBR, Renegades and NiP.

NRG will be looking to make their mark in Sydney after struggling for form in the Australian city in 2018, when they went out 9th-12th after losing to Astralis and G2.

NRG will travel to Sydney once again

The Australian event will be added to an already busy schedule for NRG, who will attend the StarSeries i-League Season 7 event, at the end of this month, and the ESL Pro League Season 9 Americas, kicking off April 12.

IEM Sydney will run from April 30 through to May 5, with the playoffs being held at the Qudos Arena, where the winner of the grand prize of $100,000 will be determined in a best-of-five final.

The team list for the event currently looks as follows:

Australia Renegades
Brazil MIBR
United States Liquid
United States Swole Patrol
United States NRG
Europe GG.BET Invitational winner
Oceania Oceania qualifier
Oceania AU/NZ national champion
Europe FaZe
Sweden NiP
Europe mousesports
Germany BIG
Other Invite #8
Asia Greater China qualifier
Asia Southeast Asia qualifier
Asia East Asia qualifier
not deserved
2019-03-22 01:08
ez for Faze.
2019-03-22 01:08
kscerato
2019-03-22 01:08
#5
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Brazil DooteR_
Invite FURIA...
2019-03-22 01:09
#21
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United States Ethans^
Has a close online game.. INVITE FURIA. I know they’re good but where they at on lan?
2019-03-22 01:46
Wasted spot.
2019-03-22 01:09
0-3 lol
2019-03-22 01:09
NRG LUL
2019-03-22 01:09
#10
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Brazil hugoooo
So many NA wtf
2019-03-22 01:10
#22
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United States Ethans^
Literally 3
2019-03-22 01:47
#39
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Brazil hugoooo
*facepalm* So many TEAMS FROM NA SCENE
2019-03-22 05:33
#64
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United States Ethans^
It’s literally 5 NA 4 EU if that’s your basis and the last invite will be EU
2019-03-24 04:18
Wasted spot
2019-03-22 01:13
haha, still remember idiots who thought astralis na'vi would go xxaxaxaxaxa, where u at now :D:D:DD:D:DD:
2019-03-22 01:15
Navi tier 4 not invited
2019-03-22 08:48
should have invited FURIA
2019-03-22 01:14
what has furia done ever? One does not simply get invites for winning some online games xdddddddddddd
2019-03-22 01:18
Literally 0 big event maps. INVITE THEM TO ONE OF THE BIGGEST EVENTS BESIDES THE MAJORS 🤣🤣🤣
2019-03-22 05:58
What a waste Should have invited NaVi instead of NrGay esprots
2019-03-22 01:24
U think they wouldn't want to invite na'vi? Hope u are kidding...
2019-03-22 01:27
wasted spot either way :D
2019-03-22 01:35
#23
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United States Ethans^
Who would be better?
2019-03-22 01:47
#17
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Netherlands puddingkip
Wasted spot
2019-03-22 01:29
Wasted spot
2019-03-22 01:36
Wasted Spot
2019-03-22 01:54
#26
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United States fatburger
no astralis?
2019-03-22 02:06
#38
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United States fatburger
unavailable clip
2019-03-22 05:22
#28
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Australia TeBo
Last invite will be NaVi ez
2019-03-22 02:25
Wasted spot
2019-03-22 02:37
solid tier 2 event
2019-03-22 03:27
Astralis or Navi next?
2019-03-22 06:50
Astralis or NaVi uninvited...
2019-03-22 07:42
#48
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Oceania Rusuli
Only 5 EU? Please more.
2019-03-22 08:44
Deserved spot
2019-03-22 12:45
nice invite
2019-03-22 17:55
Deserved invite!!!
2019-03-22 21:36
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