The first day of the New Champions stage of IEM XIII – Katowice Major has concluded with both quarterfinal matches ending with the 2-0 score – Natus Vincere outplayed FaZe Clan, while ENCE eSports unexpectedly defeated Team Liquid. Na`Vi and ENCE will see each other in the semi-final, which will be played on March 2nd at 3:00 PM (here and below London time).
Today we will see the other two quarterfinals, where MIBR will face Renegades (3:00 PM) and Astralis will compete with Ninjas in Pyjamas (6:50 PM). The losers of these series will place 5-8th and receive $35,000 in prize money, while the winners will advance to the semi-final that will be played on March 2nd at 6:50 PM. The grand finals is scheduled for March 3rd, 6:00 PM and will be preceded by a Battle Royale showmatch.