Astralis Are the Champions of IEM Katowice Major

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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