Astralis Are the Champions of IEM Katowice Major

Astralis Are the Champions of IEM Katowice Major

Astralis have become the champions of Intel Extreme Masters Season XIII – Katowice Major 2019 after defeating ENCE Esports (2-0) in the grand finals of the $1,000,000 event. Earlier they outplayed MIBR (2-0) in the semifinals and Ninjas in Pyjamas in the quarterfinals.

Currently Astralis have three major titles under the bent, with two of them being back-to-back – earlier they emerged victorious at FACEIT Major: London 2018 and ELEAGUE Major: Atlanta 2017. By winning in Katowice the Danish team also received their first point towards the second season of Intel Grand Slam.

IEM XIII – Katowice Major took place on February 13th – March 3rd in Poland. Twenty four teams competed for a $1,000,000 prize pool and 14 tickets to the next major, which will be hosted by StarLadder this September in Berlin, Germany.

Results of the New Challengers Stage:

# Team Matches Rounds RD
1. NRG Esports 3-0 64-42 +22
1. Renegades 3-0 64-42 +22
3. ENCE eSports 3-1 92-88 +4
3. Team Vitality 3-1 84-68 +16
3. AVANGAR 3-1 72-66 +6
6. Ninjas in Pyjamas 3-2 129-109 +20
6. G2 Esports 3-2 116-100 +16
6. Cloud9 3-2 93-93 0
9. Winstrike Team 2-3 104-107 -3
9. TyLoo 2-3 110-119 -9
9. Vici Gaming 2-3 105-117 -12
12. Fnatic 1-3 81-92 -11
12. Vega Squadron 1-3 69-95 -26
12. Furia Esports 1-3 52-55 -3
15. Team Spirit 0-3 47-64 -17
15. Grayhound Gaming 0-3 48-67 -19

Results of The New Legends Stage:

# Team Matches Rounds RD
1. Astralis 3-0 81-36 +45
1. Team Liquid 3-0 64-48 +16
3. Natus Vincere 3-1 96-78 +18
3. MIBR 3-1 67-57 +10
3. Renegades 3-1 105-109 -4
6. FaZe Clan 3-2 115-100 +15
6. ENCE eSports 3-2 129-118 +11
6. Ninjas in Pyjamas 3-2 105-97 +8
9. Team Vitality 2-3 117-133 -16
9. Cloud9 2-3 85-87 -2
9. AVANGAR 2-3 80-106 -26
12. HellRaisers 1-3 45-76 -31
12. G2 Esports 1-3 62-80 -18
12. compLexity Gaming 1-3 97-107 -10
15. BIG 0-3 64-69 -5
15. NRG Esports 0-3 62-73 -11

Results of the New Champions Stage:

Tournament Results:

Place $ USD Seed Team
1st $500,000 Legends Stage Astralis
2nd $150,000 Legends Stage ENCE Esports
3rd-4th $70,000 Legends Stage Natus Vincere, MIBR
5th-8th $35,000 Legends Stage FaZe Clan, Team Liquid, Renegades, Ninjas in Pyjamas
9th-11th $8,750 Challengers Stage Team Vitality, Cloud9, AVANGAR
12th-14th $8,750 Challengers Stage HellRaisers, G2 Esports, compLexity Gaming
15th-16th $8,750 - BIG, NRG Esports
17th-19th - - TyLoo, Vici Gaming, Winstrike Team
20th-22nd - - Fnatic, Vega Squadron, FURIA Esports
23rd-24th - - Team Spirit, Grayhound Gaming
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