PUBG Invitational at IEM Katowice

After its North American competitive debut at Oakland, IEM will be bringing the PUBG Invitational to its World Championship in Katowice on February 24-25. Taking place at IEM EXPO, 16 teams from all around the globe battle it out for the US$50,000 prize-pool. Next to nine invited teams from Europe, North America and Asia seven slots will be determined through open and closed qualifier, offering everyone a chance to make their way to the event. With tens of thousands of fans attending during the weekend, IEM Katowice and IEM EXPO are set to become yet another spectacular esports festival. Make sure to join us!

The tournament will be played with 16 squads of 4 in First Person Perspective.

Main Tournament Schedule

24-25th of February from IEM Katowice

10 rounds will be played throughout the course of the weekend.

The first 5 rounds will be played on Saturday 24th of February

The last 5 rounds will be played on Sunday 25th of February

Teams

  • EU Invite
  • EU Invite
  • EU Invite
  • NA Invite
  • NA Invite
  • NA Invite
  • Asia Invite
  • Asia Invite
  • Asia Invite
  • EU Qualify
  • EU Qualify
  • EU Qualify
  • NA Qualify
  • NA Qualify
  • NA Qualify
  • SA Qualify
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Qualifier Info

Read detailed qualifier information and sign up in your region at play.eslgaming.com/pubg



EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA

Open Qualifier

In both Europe and North America there will be an Open Qualifier with maximum 512 team spots. The Open Qualifier’s purpose is to find 8 teams which will compete in the Closed Qualifier.

Closed Qualifier

In the Closed Qualifier, we will have 8 pre-invited teams waiting for the 8 teams from the Open Qualification. From the Closed Qualifier we will find the 3 best of Europe and the 3 best of North America which will go to the main event at IEM Katowice.

SOUTH AMERICA

In South America we will find 1 team through an Open Qualifier with maximum 256 teams. The best team of the Open Qualifier will secure a spot for the main event.

Qualifier dates

EUROPE QUALIFIERS

  • EU OPEN QUALIFIER DAY 1: Saturday - 20-01-2018
  • EU OPEN QUALIFIER DAY 2: Sunday - 21-01-2018
  • EU OPEN QUALIFIER DAY 3: Saturday - 27-01-2018
  • EU CLOSED QUALIFIER DAY: Sunday - 28-01-2018

NORTH AMERICA QUALIFIERS

  • NA OPEN QUALIFIER DAY 1: Saturday - 20-01-2018
  • NA OPEN QUALIFIER DAY 2: Sunday - 21-01-2018
  • NA OPEN QUALIFIER DAY 3: Saturday - 27-01-2018
  • NA CLOSED QUALIFIER DAY: Sunday - 28-01-2018

SOUTH AMERICA QUALIFIERS

  • SA OPEN QUALIFIER DAY 1: Saturday - 20-01-2018
  • SA OPEN QUALIFIER DAY 2: Sunday - 21-01-2018
  • SA OPEN QUALIFIER DAY 3: Saturday - 27-01-2018
  • SA OPEN QUALIFIER DAY 4: Sunday - 28-01-2018