Fnatic qualify for IEM Katowice group stage eliminating BIG

The fifth team entered the main stage of IEM Katowice 2022.

The last matches of IEM Katowice Play-In are coming to a close, and more teams qualify for the main stage.

Fnatic faced BIG in the final round of IEM Katowice Play-In. BIG lost to Astralis in the upper bracket while fnatic destroyed Wisla Krakow in the first round of the lower bracket.

fnatic enter the group stage
fnatic enter the group stage

Fnatic picked Ancient, and it was a thrilling game. The first half was dominated by BIG, but fnatic managed to come back from 2-13, transferring the game into overtime. And they made the dream come true, winning the first map with a score of 19-17.

BIG decided to play Vertigo and showed outstanding performance on the T side. Fnatic tried to return to the game, but BIG didn’t allow them to do it, finishing the map 16-13.

Overpass was dominated by fnatic. BIG made an attempt at a comeback, but fnatic won too many rounds and finished the game with a score of 16-8.

Fnatic advance to the main stage of IEM Katowice 2022, while BIG leave the tournament one step away from entering the group stage.