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First Nine EU Teams Invited to the IEM Katowice PUBG Invitational

Just a matter of days after we reported that a PUBG Invitational was announced for IEM Katowice, we are happy to share the first collection of teams that will compete in the $50,000 tournament.

Taking place during February 24-25, sixteen teams will receive invites to the event - below you'll find the first nine. The remaining teams will have to earn their invite through grueling online qualifiers to prove they're worthy to compete alongside the best in the ever-popular game of PUBG!

The first nine teams are as follows:

  • FaZe Clan: Adrian, "Haxete" Blom, Anssi "mxey" Pekkonen, Jere "Jembty" Kauppinen, and David "Fuzzface" Persson. View the announcement here.
  • Team Vitality: Yoan "Shadow1k" Lingrand, Romain "Shiv" Hermann, Benjamin "oraxe" Lartigue, and Matthieu "mOnKeY" Ribiere. View the announcement here.
  • Method: Anssi "AndyPyro" Huovinen, Ludvik "Aitzy" Jahnsen, Mathias "EnergeticTurtle" Nielsen, and Harry "LaytoN" Layton. View the announcement here.
  • Ghost Gaming: Magno "Pr0phie" Ramos, Gavin "Definelegit" Lawrence, Kevin "Miccoy" Linn, and Austin "Austin" Khamsisavatdy. View the announcement here.
  • Team SoloMid: Colton "Viss" Visser, Austin "SmaK" Haggett, Gary "Break" Marshall, and Marius "aimPR" Ionita. View the announcement here.
  • Tempo Storm: Diondre "YaBoiDre" Bond, Luke "Meluke" Laing, Keane "Valliate" Alonso, and Samu "Sambty" Kauppinen. View the announcement here.

The online qualifiers will kick off on ESL Play from January 20-21. You can find out more details about these qualifiers right here!

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