The matchups for the IEM Katowice 2019 CS:GO Minor Championships have been announced. The Minors are split up into four regions- CIS, Europe, Americas, and Asia. Each Minor will feature eight qualifying teams who will battle it out to make it to the IEM Katowice 2019 Major. Here’s more on the IEM Katowice 2019 CS:GO Minor Dates and Groups.
IEM Katowice Europe Minor Date and Groups
The IEM Katowice Europe Minor will run from January 16-20. The groups and matchups are as follows.
mousesports vs. Valiance&CO
Team Vitality vs. OpTic Gaming
North vs. Windigo Gaming
ex-Space Soldiers vs. ENCE eSports
This may be the most interesting minor considering it features the #5 team mousesports and #11 ENCE. We’ll also get to see the new Team Vitality roster in action and some other solid European teams.
IEM Katowice CIS Minor Date and Groups
The CIS Minor for IEM Katowice 2019 will also run from January 16-20. The matchups are as follows.
Gambit Esports vs. Syman Gaming
Nemiga Gaming vs. Team Spirit
AVANGAR vs. pro100
RuntimeGG vs. Winstrike Team
AVANGAR and Team Spirit seem like the teams to watch out for here. It’ll also be interesting to see how Gambit performs after losing AdreN to FaZe.
IEM Katowice Americas Minor Date and Groups
The IEM Katowice Americas Minor will run from January 22-26. Here are the groups and matchups.
NRG Esports vs. Imperial e-Sports
Bravado Gaming vs. INTZ
Team Envy vs. Team oNe E-Sports
FURIA Esports vs. eUnited
The Americas Minor features teams from both the NA and SA regions, making for some interesting matchups.
IEM Katowice Asia Minor Date and Groups
Finally, the Asia Minor for IEM Katowice 2019 will also run from January 22-26. Here are the matchups.
Renegades vs. Aequus Club
CyberZen vs. Grayhound Gaming
ViCi Gaming vs. GOSU
Beyond Esports vs. MVP PK
With top teams from Asia and Oceania competing, including Renegades and CyberZen, this will be another interesting event.
How To Watch IEM Katowice 2019 Minor Championships
You can also check out the IEM Katowice website for a list of all their streams.