As the Katowice CSGO Major is less than a month away, eyes look to Poland for the regional Minor Championships. This is an opportunity for teams from all over the world to prove their worth and secure their place at the Major. We’ve ranked all the teams from the EU Minor, read and find out who we think are the favourites to win the tournament. . . . .
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. . . . .
Astralis made it four tournament wins in a row by dominating BLAST: Pro Series in Lisbon.
After going undefeated in the early stages, Astralis faced familiar foes NaVi in the grand final.
NaVi drew first blood by picking up a confident map win on Overpass. Astralis recovered to win Cache and Dust II convincingly to round out a 2-1 victory. . . . .