The Asia & America Minor Championships for IEM Katowice 2019 start today. With the IEM Katowice EU & CIS Minors concluding, these next two events will determine the next four teams to make it to the first CS:GO Major of 2019. Here are the teams in the IEM Katowice Asia Minor and Americas minor and how to watch.
IEM Katowice America Minor Teams
The IEM Katowice Americas Minor features teams from both the NA and SA region. That means we’ll see the best of US, Canada, Brazil, and the rest of South America. Here are the teams competing.
NRG Esports vs. Imperial e-Sports
Bravado Gaming vs. INTZ
Team Envy vs. Team oNe E-Sports
FURIA Esports vs. eUnited
The Americas Minor runs from 22-26 January and the top two teams will make it to the IEM Katowice 2019 Major.
IEM Katowice Asia Minor Teams
The IEM Katowice Asia Minor includes teams from around Asia and the Oceania region. Here are the competing teams.
Renegades vs. Aequus Club
CyberZen vs. Greyhound Gaming
ViCi Gaming vs. GOSU
Beyond Esports vs. MVP PK
The Asia Minor will run alongside the Americas Minor from 22-26 January. Once again, the top two teams from the event will make it to the major.
How To Watch IEM Katowice Minor
There are multiple ways to watch. The IEM Katowice Minor will stream on Twitch and YouTube. The Asia and America Minor will run concurrently, so there will be multiple streams.
You can also view the IEM Katowice website for a full list of streams.
After the minor championships conclude, there’s just a few short weeks until the IEM Katowice 2019 Major. However, IEM recently revealed that there will be an extra qualifier for third place teams from each minor to make it in. We’ll see how some of the best CS:GO teams in the world do in the upcoming major tournament.