CSGO IEM Katowice 2022 Group draws finalised. Group Stage schedule.

ch33n1 L4NC3L077
|Published February 17, 2022

The CSGO Play-in stage at IEM Katowice culminated yesterday with an unexpected turn of events and 8 qualified teams make their way to the Group Stage.

IEM Katowice for CSGO is being choreographed for LAN for the first time since 2019. As a result, ESL has made sure to hold the tourney under strict supervision amidst the pandemic.

A total of 24 teams were invited to play at IEM Katowice. 8 were invited directly for Group Stage while 16 other teams had to go through the Play-in stage to reach Groups.

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With the proceedings for the Play-In stage ending, the 8 qualifying teams have been drawn into two groups. They are to face the pre-qualified teams in Group A and Group B.

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Hence, the competition has just begun. Therefore, there is much to look forward to in the tourney. The teams that have qualified for Group Stage are as follows:

  1. Copenhagen (CPH) Flames
  2. FaZe Clan
  3. OG ESports
  4. Astralis
  5. Fnatic
  6. ENCE
  7. MOUZ ESports
  8. Ninjas in Pyjamas

The top 4 qualified through Upper Brackets. At the same time, the bottom 4 made it through from the Lower Brackets. But, can the teams hold a candle against the CSGO giants awaiting in the groups.

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Group Stage Schedule for CSGO IEM Katowice 2022.

Here is what the Group Stages for both groups look like. All times are in CT(Central Time) and are subject to change.

Group A (Upper Bracket Round 1 on 17th February 2022)

  • 5:30 am CT: VP vs. Copenhagen Flames
  • 5:30 am CT: Heroic vs. OG
  • 9:00 am CT: Vitality vs. MOUZ
  • 9:00 am CT: Gambit vs. NiP

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Group B (Upper Bracket Round 1 on 17th and 18th February 2022)

  • 12:30 pm CT: Liquid vs. FaZe
  • 12:30 pm CT: FURIA vs. Astralis
  • 5:30 am CT: NAVI vs. ENCE
  • 5:30 am CT: G2 vs. Fnatic
  • 9:00 am CT: Group A UB Round 2 match 1
  • 9:00 am CT: Group A LB Round 1 match 1
  • 12:30 pm CT: Group A UB Round 2 match 2
  • 12:30 pm CT: Group A LB Round 1 match 2

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