How to watch IEM Katowice 2024: Format, schedule and teams

Declan Mclaughlin

The 2024 version of IEM Katowice is ready to kick off in late January as the primary large worldwide match of the Counter-Strike 2 esports season. Here is the whole lot we all know to date in regards to the occasion.

G2 Esports claimed the 2023 IEM Katowice trophy dramatically thanks to a dream run and an MVP efficiency from Justing ‘jks’ Savage. The 2024 version of the match needs to be chock-full of much more essential storylines as teams check their roster’s capabilities within the first large match of the 2024 season.

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The closing months of 2023 noticed a number of teams scramble to put collectively new rosters because the introduction of CS2 prompted many teams to reevaluate their rosters. The 24 teams in attendance shall be vying for a $1 million prize pool and an invitation to IEM Cologne and the BLAST Premier World Final.

Here are all the main points you need to know about IEM Katowice, together with the total schedule, lineups, and format.


IEM Katowice 2024: Stream

The match is being broadcast throughout Twitch and YouTube on IEM channels. The match broadcast is embedded beneath in your comfort.

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IEM Katowice 2024: Format

The IEM format is essentially unchanged from earlier years. Sixteen teams have certified for the Play-In stage and will face off in a double-elimination bracket. The first matches shall be best-of-ones and all different shall be best-of-threes.

The prime eight teams will transfer on to the Group Stage.

The Group Stage will function invited teams and the Play-In Stage teams break up into 2 eight-team double-elimination brackets. All matches shall be best-of-three collection and the highest three from every group will qualify for the Playoffs.

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The Playoffs shall be a six-team single-elimination bracket with the highest finishes within the group stage seeded straight to the semifinals. The quarterfinals and semifinals will all be best-of-three matches with the Grand Final as the only real best-of-five match.

IEM Katowice 2024: Schedule

The match is ready to run from January 31 – February 11. The playoff stage will happen within the Spodek Arena from February 11th of September. Tickets for that a part of the occasion are already beginning to promote out.

The Play-In and Group Stages will run from January 21 – February 8, nonetheless, a full break down of the schedule, and which teams are enjoying one another, have but to be launched.

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This part shall be up to date as extra data turns into out there.

IEM Katowice 2024: Teams and Players

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FaZe and IGL Karrigan are returning to the IEM stage after profitable IEM Sydney in 2023.

Invited Teams

Play-In Teams

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