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Revealing the first ten invites for StarCraft II at Intel Extreme Masters Katowice

The Intel Extreme Masters World Championship in Katowice is looming on the horizon and we are ready to announce the first eight directly invited StarCraft II players for the WCS Winter Championship at the finale of the tenth Intel Extreme Masters season, as well as the top two Polish players that prevailed throughout the hard-fought Polish qualifiers.
The initial eight players are receiving their invites based on their standings in the 2015 WCS ranking, with the exclusion of players based in Korea, which gives us the following invites:  

  • Dong Won 'Hydra' Shin
  • Seong Hun 'Polt' Choi
  • David 'Lilbow' Moschetto
  • Jens 'Snute' Aasgaard
  • Patrik 'Bunny' Brix
  • Grzegorz 'MaNa' Komincz
  • Dario 'TLO' Wünsch
  • Alexis 'MarineLorD' Eusebio


Joining them are the top two finishers of the Polish qualifiers:

  • Artur 'Nerchio' Bloch
  • Mikołaj 'Elazer' Ogonowski


The tournament will see the 32 StarCraft II players from all over the world compete and we anxiously await the results of the remaining regional qualifiers to reveal the remaining 22 players. To get the latest news and updates regarding Intel Extreme Masters Katowice, be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook.