FaZe are the champions of IEM Katowice 2022

FaZe are the champions of IEM Katowice 2022

FaZe destroyed G2 in the grand final.

IEM Katowice 2022 has come to a close, and the champions have been decided.

FaZe faced G2 in the grand final. FaZe continued to play with Justin "⁠jks⁠" Savage as Håvard "⁠rain⁠" Nygaard was not allowed to compete in the arena.

jks won IEM Katowice 2022 as a stand-in
jks won IEM Katowice 2022 as a stand-in

Inferno was picked by FaZe, and the European mix suffered from problems in the first half. G2 were winning round after round finishing the first half 11-4. However, FaZe Clan managed to make an outstanding comeback transferring the game into overtime and winning it 19-15. The first map was taken by the European mix.

The second map was Mirage, and it turned out to be one of the longest maps in the history of CS:GO. FaZe dominated the first half making it 11-4, but G2 didn’t hesitate to go to overtime. The teams were struggling to finish the game-winning clutches and prolonging the second map. However, the fifth OT decided the winner after FaZe showed confident performance making it 31-27.

FaZe decided to play Dust 2 as the third map. The game was very close, but the European mix managed to take the series of two rounds at the end of the map winning the game 16-14.

FaZe have become the champions of IEM Katowice, taking the first big trophy of the year and $400,000.