Tournament Overview

Teams

16 of the world’s best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams will be traveling to IEM Katowice 2020 with the very best making it to the Spodek Arena.

Our Story

IEM Katowice and the Spodek Arena have been fundamental since we set out to take esports to the biggest stages in the world. The winners and highlights of our history is what defines us today.

FORMAT

16 teams will compete for 6 spots in the playoffs

  • Two GSL groups of 8 teams
  • Group 2nds play groups 3rds in the first round of playoffs
  • Group winners are seeded directly into the semifinals

qualification

iem Katowice 2020 slot distribution:

  • 10 Invited & 6 Qualified teams
  • Qualification method to be announced very soon

FORMAT

16 teams will compete for 8 spots in the playoffs

  • Two GSL groups of 8 teams
  • Group 2nds play groups 3rds in the first round of playoffs
  • Group winners are seeded directly into the semifinals

qualification

iem Katowice 2020 slot distribution:

  • 10 Invited & 6 Qualified teams
  • Regional qualification to be announced very soon

prize pool

total: $500,000 usd

1st: $100,000

2nd: $42,000

3rd-4th: $20,000

5th-6th: $10,000

7th-8th: $6,000

9th-12th: $5,000

13th-16th: $4,000

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