IEM Katowice 2021 CS:GO group stage results
At IEM Katowice 2021, we’ve already seen some huge upsets in the group stage. As the dust has now settled over the IEM Katowice 2021 CS:GO group stage, we take a look at all the results and the teams who managed to qualify for the playoffs.
IEM Katowice 2021 group results
Following the gruelling play-ins stage, IEM Katowice 2021 completed its group stage this past weekend. The top three teams in each of the two groups made their way to the playoffs. The rest of the teams got eliminated.
There were some big upsets at the IEM Katowice 2021 Group Stage, including Astralis losing 2-1 against Team Spirit, with a scoreline of 16-1 on Dust II to close things out in Group A. Further in group A, the young Gambit squad managed to knock out G2 Esports 2-0, which was a big upset to say the least.
In Group B, we saw Virtus.pro demolish their way through the lower bracket to secure a spot in the playoffs, with three 2-0 victories. In the upper bracket of Group B, the top-ranked team in the world right now, Natus Vincere, couldn’t overcome the might of a revitalized Team Liquid.
Qualified IEM Katowice 2021 playoffs teams:
- Team Spirit to semifinals via Group A
- Astralis to quarterfinals via Group A
- Gambit Esports to quarterfinals via Group A
- Team Liquid to semifinals via Group B
- Na’Vi to quarterfinals via Group B
- Virtus.pro to quarterfinals via Group B
You can catch all the CS:GO esports action from IEM Katowice 2021 on the official ESL CS:GO Twitch.tv channel. The playoffs start on 26 February 2021. The tournament will end on 28 February 2021 with the grand finals. Yes, we have a weekend of top tier CS:GO esports to look forward to.
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