This weekend concluded the second stage of IEM Season XIII – Katowice Major 2019 called The New Legends, determining eight best teams that will participate in the final New Champions stage. Among these teams are Astralis, Team Liquid, Natus Vincere, MIBR, Renegades, FaZe Clan, ENCE eSports and Ninjas in Pyjamas.
The New Legends stage took place on February 20th – 24th. Best eight teams from the first stage faced eight teams that placed 9th-14th at the previous major. They competed in a Swiss System Format, with all regular matches being best-of-one and elimination/advancement matches being best-of-three. The detailed results of the second stage are presented below.
|6.||Ninjas in Pyjamas||3-2||105-97||+8|
The final stage will be played on February 28th – March 3rd at the Spodek Arena. Eight teams will compete in a single-elimination bracket with all matches, including the grand finals, being best-of-three. The winner of the event will get $500,000 in prize money.