CIS Minor Championship – Katowice 2019 has concluded with AVANGAR placing first and Team Spirit finishing second. These two teams will play in the New Challengers stage of the upcoming event IEM Katowice Major 2019. Winstrike Team, who placed third, will participate in the Play-In stage, where they have a chance to receive the last ticket for the major event.
The minor event took place on January 16-20 at ESL Arena in Katowice and featured eight teams competing for a $50,000 prize pools and two tickets for the major. First, they competed in two GSL groups, and then top two teams from each group advanced to the playoffs with double-elimination bracket without grand finals.
|Group A||Group B|
|1.||Team Spirit||2-0||57-44||1.||Winstrike Team||2-0||53-42|
|1st||$30,000||IEM Katowice Major||AVANGAR|
|2nd||$15,000||IEM Katowice Major||Team Spirit|
|3rd||$5,000||Minors' 3rd Place Play-In||Winstrike Team|
|5th-6th||-||-||Syman Gaming, pro100|
|7th-8th||-||-||Nemiga Gaming, Runtime.gg|