Serral defeats Reynor to become IEM World Champion
Serral’s victory at IEM Katowice means he has finally claimed victory at the one major tournament that escaped his grasp.
S1mple proved why he’s the face of CS:GO with class act speech on Ukraine invasion
S1mple has proven he’s not only the GOAT of CS:GO on the server, but with his remarkable poise in the face of the Ukraine crisis back home.
FaZe ropz: “When we have a match like that, the energy is on another level. With the crowd behind us, these are the moments we live for.”
Even with the stand-in situation of JKS, Faze manage to batter Gambit with masterful calls from Karrigan and heroics from ropz.
G2 JACKZ on mONESY: “This kid is insane. He was born to play CS”
The first playoffs match between Virtus.Pro and G2 was an exciting start to the matches in the Spodek Arena.
G2 Aleksib: “If we step up like we did yesterday we can beat any team there is.”
G2 came into IEM Katowice as one of the favorites despite having played only 1 event with Aleksib. So far they have lived up to the expectations, except for the early Fnatic loss. Will they continue on this path?
Twistzz: “I think everyone in this team plays under the pressure well. People can expect a good FaZe showing in the playoffs.”
FaZe Clan has reached the top 6 at IEM Katowice despite not always playing with their full roster. How far can the team go?
Renegades aliStair: “We’re going to be in a very competitive team this year”
New Year, New Opportunities for Oceania. Will 2022 be the return to form for the Aussies? Renegades AWPer aliStair thinks yes
VP Yekindar: “Heroic’s style is quite unique. They are not playing the same style as any other team in the top 10”
The Virtus.Pro players also give their thoughts on the biggest surprises and disappointments so far at Katowice.
Yekindar on EU-CIS RMR: “CIS teams don’t really need experience. It’s the EU teams that need the experience”
Virtus.Pro are aiming for the trophy at Katowice. Can they do it?
G2 NiKo: “I don’t really care if I play well, but I think it’s about time that we start winning trophies.”
G2 have made the blockbuster signings to put their superstar NiKo at the top of CS. Will 2022 be the year they finally win the coveted Major?