How To Watch The Intel Extreme Masters Katowice CSGO Major

Zac Cameron,

February 11, 2019 10:08 PM

All the information you need on who is playing, and how to catch all the action.

The Intel Extreme Masters is set to kick off this week, with some of the top teams from around the world ready to do battle in search of who will be claimed the best in the world at Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. This is the first Major of 2019, so let’s break down which teams are ready to kick some ass and stake their claim for the championship.

The Schedule for the event
The Schedule for the event

The teams attending IEM Katowice are split into three groups: The Current Legends, The Returning Challengers, and The Minor Challengers. Here’s the teams as listed in their brackets.

The Current Legends: Astralis, Natus Vincere, MIBR, Team Liquid, compLexity Gaming, BIG, HellRaisers, and FaZe Clan.

The Returning Challengers: Ninjas in Pyjamas, Fnatic, G2 Esports, Vega Squadron, Cloud9, and TYLOO.

The Minor Challengers: ENCE eSports, NRG Esports, AVANGAR, Renegades, Team Vitality, Furia Esports, Team Spirit, Grayhound Gaming, Winstrike Team, and ViCi Gaming.

The Current Legends will have to wait a while before they jump into the action, with the Returning Challengers and Minor Challengers facing off to earn a spot in the New Legends stage later this month. Once there, they’ll have to take on the Current Legends to determine who is the champion.

Three weeks of action-packed games await fans of CS: GO, all kicking off this week. You can catch the action on the official Twitch stream, below.

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