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The Intel Extreme Masters, which is a yearly tournament organized by ESL, is one of the biggest Counter-Strike: Global Offensive events globally. The 2023 iteration is already scheduled to take place in Katowice, Poland, with 24 teams competing against each for the IEM title and a prize pool of $1 million to be shared among teams at the top spot of the event.

Currently, the 2023 IEM timetable already has eight CS:GO teams that have qualified for the main tournament; the rest of the teams will try to qualify for the main event in the play-ins, which are scheduled to be held on February 1st.

Below is the schedule for the 16 CS:GO teams that will compete against each other in the play-ins:

Counter-Strikes 2023 IEM Katowice Teams

Team SpiritGrayhound Gaming
● Simon “Sico” Williams
● Joshua “INS” Potter (IGL)
● Alistair “aliStair” Johnston
● Jay “Liazz” Tregillgas
● Declan “Vexite” Portelli
● David “Kingfisher” Kingsford (Coach)

MIBR
● Raphael “exit” Lacerda (IGL)
● Matheus “Tuurtle” Anhaia
● Breno “brnz4n” Poletto
● Henrique “HEN1″ Teles
● Felipe ” insani” Yuji
● Bruno “BIT” Lima (Coach)

Ninjas in Pyjamas
● Fredrik “REZ” Sterner
● Hampus “hampus” Poser
● Ludvig “Brollan” Brolin
● Aleksi “Aleksib” Virolainen (IGL)
● Danyyl “headtr1ck” Valitov
● Daniel “djL” Narancic (Coach)

IHC Esports
● Garidmagnai “bLitz” Byambasuren (IGL)
● Sodbayar “Techno4K” Munkhbold
● Baatarkhuu “Bart4k” Batbold
● Bat-Enkh “kabal” Batbayar
● Tengis “sk0R” Batjargal
● Tuvshintugs “ANNIHILATION” Nyamdorj
● Erdenedalai “maaRaa” Bayanbat (Coach)

Cloud9
● Vladislav “nafany” Gorshkov (IGL)
● Dmitriy “sh1ro” Sokolov
● Sergey “Ax1Le” Rykhtorov
● Abai “HObbit” Hasenov
● Timur “buster” Tulepov
● Konstantin “groove” Pikiner (Coach)

BIG
● Johannes “tabseN” Wodarz (IGL)
● Florian “syrsoN” Rische
● Josef “faveN” Baumann
● Karim “Krimbo” Moussa
● Nils “k1to” Gruhne
● Fatih “gob b” Dayik (Coach)

Complexity Gaming
● Ioannis ‘Johnny’ “JT” Theodosiou (IGL)
● Justin “FaNg” Coakley
● Ricky “floppy” Kemery
● Michael “Grim” Wince
● Håkon “hallzerk” Fjærli
● Tiaan “T.c” Coertzen (Coach)

FURIA Esports
● Yuri “yuurih” Boian
● Andrei “arT” Piovezan (IGL)
● Kaike “KSCERATO” Cerato
● André “drop” Abreu
● Rafael “saffee” Costa
● Nicholas “guerri” Nogueira (Coach)

Permitta Esports
● Patryk “OLIMP” Woźniak
● Rafał “sNx” Snopek
● Dawid “Layner” Falczyński
● Rafał “iso” Tync
● Mariusz “casey” Jarząb

Fnatic
● William “mezii” Merriman (IGL)
● Freddy “KRIMZ” Johansson
● Nico “nicoodoz” Tamjidi
● Fredrik “roeJ” Jørgensen
● Dion “FASHR” Derksen
● Jamie “keita” Hall (Strategic Coach)

Evil Geniuses
● Sanzhar “neaLaN” Iskhakov (IGL)
● Vincent “Brehze” Cayonte
● Timothy “autimatic” Ta
● Jadan “HexT” Postma
● Jerric “wiz” Jiang
● Daniel “Vorborg” Vorborg (Coach)

SPROUT
● Ismail “refrezh” Ali (IGL)
● Victor “Staehr” Staehr
● Laurențiu “lauNX” Țârlea
● Rasmus “Zyphon” Nordfoss
● Adrian “XELLOW” Guță
● Danny “BERRY” Krüger (Coach)

OG
● Shahar “flameZ” Shushan
● Nemanja “nexa” Isaković (IGL)
● Maciej “F1KU” Miklas
● Adam “NEOFRAG” Zouhar
● Abdulkhalik “degster” Gasanov
● Casper “ruggah” Due (Coach)

ENCE
● Marco “Snappi” Pfeiffer (IGL)
● Alvaro “SunPayus” Garcia
● Paweł “dycha” Dycha
● Pavle “maden” Bošković
● Valdemar “valde” Vangså
● Eetu “sAw” Saha (Coach)

paiN Gaming
● Vinícios “PKL” Coelho (IGL)
● Romeu “zevy” Rocco
● Felipe “skullz” Medeiros
● Wesley “hardzao” Lopes
● Rodrigo “biguzera” Bittencourt
● Henrique “rikz” Waku (Coach)


2023 IEM Katowice Opening Fixtures

The following are the opening fixtures for the 2023 IEM Katowice Play-Ins:

● Team Spirit vs. Grayhound Gaming
● Win Odds $1.16 | $4.96 odds (GG.BET)

● MIBR vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas
● Win Odds $2.79 | $1.42 (GG.BET)

● IHC vs. Cloud9
● Win Odds $1.08 | $6.94 (GG.BET)

● BIG vs. Complexity
● Win Odds $1.68 | $2.13 (GG.BET)

● FURIA vs. Permitta
● Win Odds $1.1 | $6.21 (GG.BET)

● Fnatic vs. Evil Geniuses
● Win Odds $1.3 | $3.4 (GG.BET)

● Sprout vs. OG
● Win Odds $2.32 | $1.58 (GG.BET)

● ENCE vs. paiN Gaming
● Win Odds $1.3 | $3.4 (GG.BET)

  • All odds courtesy of GG.Bet
    “These are the opening matchups of #IEM Katowice 2023. 8 of these teams will advance to the Group Stage, the others will have to wait another year for a shot at making history in the Spodek Arena,” Intel® Extreme Masters tweeted. It all starts on February 1st!”

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