IEM has been an instrumental leg in the esports calendar for CSGO. IEM Katowice is known as the marquee event which set off the Esports Majors in CSGO. IEM Katowice 2014 saw Virtus Pro present a new side to their roster and show some dominating performance.
IEM have started handing out invites for the tournament. The first two invites for the tournament are NIP and Virtus Pro. This was expected with the event being held in Poland, we have to see Virtus Pro. NIP have been a standard invite for most of the tournaments, in part due to their high fan base