ESL have announced the group draw for the Katowice 2019 Minor Championships which take place later this month in Poland.
There will be four regional minors where teams will battle it out against other squads from their region to qualify for IEM Katowice 2019, the first Valve Major of the year.
The top two teams from each region will join the fourteen sides who have already qualified by placing highly at the last Major.
Katowice 2019 will also introduce a last chance qualifier for the major. The third-placed team from each regional Minor will face-off for the final two slots at the tournament.
The Minors kick-off on January 16 with the EU and CIS championships. See below for groups and dates.