CSGO: IEM Katowice 2020: Dates, Tickets, Format, Teams And More
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CSGO: IEM Katowice 2020: Dates, Tickets, Format, Teams And More

Chris Trout
17 September 2019

IEM Katowice 2020 will return to the Polish city for the 8th consecutive year. This year will once again see 16 elite teams from around the world compete for $500,000 on the 28th February - 1st March 2020.

IEM Katowice 2020 will return to the Polish city for the 8th consecutive year. This year will once again see 16 elite teams from around the world compete for $500,000 on the 28th February - 1st March 2020. As part of the ESL Pro Tour, this will take place in two phases with the main event taking place at the Spodek Arena. Despite this event being several months away, it wont be long before we see ESL One New York 2019 and the Return of Cache.

This page will be updated as the tournament progresses and more information becomes available, be sure to bookmark it and check back regularly

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Dates, Venue, Tickets And Prize Pool

Dates: 25th-27th February 2020 (Group Stages) and 28th February-1st March 2020 (Main Event)

Venue: Spodek Arena, Katwoice, Poland.

Tickets: Tickets are yet to go on sale, but you can be notified when they go live here.

Prize Pool: $500,000

Teams

There will be 16 teams invited to this event, we have yet to have anyone announced yet.

Previous Winners

2007: PGS Gaming
2008: mousesports
2009: Fnatic
2010: Natus Vincere
2011: Natus Vincere
2012: ESC Gaming
2016: Fnatic
2017: Astralis
2018: Fnatic
2019: Astralis

Format

The format will more than likely remain the same from last year, with a group stage requiring each team to win 3 games in order to progress to the knockout phase. 8 teams will advance to the next stage, a single elimination bracket, with each game being a best of 3.

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Written By
Chris Trout
@TheTrout91

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