ENCE eSports and Team Vitality to Represent Europe at IEM Major Katowice 2019

ENCE eSports and Team Vitality to Represent Europe at IEM Major Katowice 2019

ENCE eSports and Team Vitality managed to show the best results at Europe Minor Championship – Katowice 2019, securing their places in the New Challengers stage of the upcoming IEM Katowice Major 2019. North placed third and will participate in Minors’ 3rd Place Play-In, where they will fight for the last spot at the major.

The minor event took place on January 16-20. Eight teams competed in two GSL groups, and then top two teams from each group advanced to the double-elimination playoffs bracket without grand finals. The prize pool of the event was set at $50,000.

Group Stage:

Group A Group B
1. Team Vitality 2-0 62-43 1. ENCE eSports 2-0 48-21
2. Valiance 2-1 83-80 2. North 2-1 82-72
3. mousesports 1-2 66-73 3. Windigo Gaming 1-2 69-82
4. OpTic Gaming 0-2 44-48 4. Space Soldiers 0-2 24-48

Playoffs Bracket:

Tournament Results:

Place $ USD Seed Team
1st $30,000 IEM Katowice Major ENCE eSports
2nd $15,000 IEM Katowice Major Team Vitality
3rd $5,000 Minors' 3rd Place Play-In North
4th - - Valiance
5th-6th - - mousesports, Windigo Gaming
7th-8th - - OpTic Gaming, Space Soldiers
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