Katowice 2022

10TH ANNIVERSARY

25.02. - 27.02.2022Spodek Arena

CS:GO ChampionshipAbout Katowice

Mark the dates, 15-27 February! IEM Katowice is an historic event on any calendar and that goes double for Counter-Strike. The Spodek Arena will once again host one of the most competitive and yearned for tournaments. Up for grabs is a huge prize purse, another point in the Intel Grand Slam, but above all the hearts of the Polish CS fans, the greatest prize of all.

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Cut-off date: Dec 20th

Format

Play-In

Group Stage

PlayOffs

EPT Points & prize pool

Points
Prize Money
Total
10240
$1,000,000
1st
1800
$400,000
2nd
1400
$180,000
3rd-4th
1100
$80,000
5th-6th
825
$40,000
7th-8th
575
$24,000
9th-12th
325
$16,000
13th-16th
125
$10,000
17th-20th
60
$4,500
21st-24th
0
$2,500

Wallpaper

These are our fantastic wallpapers from various IEM tournaments.
Get some first impressions below and download the full resolution here!

Road to katowice

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All about tickets

All you need to know about tickets, entry policy & more!

Any Ticket below only gives access to the CS:GO competition in the Spodek Arena, plus the SC2 Grand Final on Sunday in the Spodek Arena which is taking place right before the CS:GO grand final.

If you want to attend the rest of the SC2 competition, you will need a separate SC2 ticket. This separate ticket will give you access to the SC2 competition in the Auditorium and, of course, the SC2 Grand Final in the Spodek Arena.

Important notice:
Attendees need to bring a valid EU Digital Covid Certificate or a CLEAR Health Pass to prove your vaccination or recovery status in order to enter the event. (CLEAR App is available for US residents only)

God Mode

The whole experience package

6000 zł Three day ticket (1,311€)
  • CS:GO & SC2 Tournament Ticket
  • Guaranteed seating close to the stage
  • Premium Goodie Bag
  • Premium attendee badge
  • Free drinks (non-alcoholic only)
  • Hotel room stay between 24 - 28 Feb at Courtyard Hotel by Marriot
  • VIP area access with catering
  • Dedicated Entrance
SOLD OUT

Premium Tickets

Closest to the player

280 - 910 zł One day Ticket (51€) - Three day ticket (199€)
  • CS:GO Tournament Ticket
  • Guaranteed seating close to the stage
  • Premium Goodie Bag
    (Only for full 3-day weekend ticket!)
    Only for full 3-day weekend ticket!
  • Premium attendee badge
  • Free drinks (non-alcoholic only)
SOLD OUT

Lower Rank Tickets

Better view

185 - 420 zł One day Ticket (40€) - Three day ticket (92€)
  • CS:GO Tournament Ticket
  • Guaranteed seating in lower ranks
ONLY FRIDAY LEFT

Upper Rank Tickets

Blue area

135 - 290 zł One day Ticket (29€) - Three day ticket (64€)
  • CS:GO Tournament Ticket
  • Guaranteed seating in upper ranks
    (blue area)

Upper Rank Tickets

Yellow Area

190 zł Three day ticket only (41€)
  • CS:GO Tournament Ticket
  • Guaranteed seating in upper ranks
    (yellow area)
New Category!

Please note that the minimum age to attend this event is 16+. Below 13 years of age, you need to be accompanied by your parents. If you are between 13 and 15 years old, you need written consent from your parents.

Schedule

Day
Spodek Arena
Time
MCK
Time
Friday 25th
Outside Gates open
11:30
Outside Gates open
11:00
Spodek Doors open
13:00
Show Start - SC2
11:40
Opening Ceremony - CS:GO
14:30
Quarter Finals #1 - CS:GO
15:30
Quarter Finals #2 - CS:GO
19:00
Saturday 25th
Outside Gates open
12:30
Outside Gates open
11:00
Spodek Doors open
13:30
Show Start - SC2
11:40
Show Start
14:50
Semi Finals #1 - CS:GO
15:30
Semi Finals #2 - CS:GO
19:00
Sunday 26th
Outside Gate open
10:00
Show Start - SC2
10:40
Semi Finals #1 - SC2
11:00
Semi Finals #2 - SC2
12:30
Grand Finals - SC2
14:15
Grand Finals - CS:GO
17:00

Entry Policy & More!

1.

ENTRANCE POLICY

In order to attend the event, you will have to be
- Vaccinated
or
- Recovered

We do accept the following standards to prove your vaccination or recovery status:
- EU Covid Certificate
- CLEAR Health Pass (US residents only)

If you are from outside the EU and US and do not have an officially valid EU Digital Covid Certificate or a CLEAR Health Pass, you will not be able to enter the event.

2.

TICKET ACCESS

Due to not having an EXPO this year, the event is available to ticket holders only

CS:GO Ticket:
Access to CS:GO Competition in the Spodek Arena - On Friday 25 - Sunday 27 (including SC2 final in Spodek on the 27th)

SC2 Ticket:
Access to SC2 competition in:
- AUDITORIUM on Friday 25 - Saturday 26
- SPODEK ARENA on Sunday 27th

FAQs

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Presenting Partner

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