Astralis and Faze are the next two teams to be invited to IEM Oakland. The two teams are currently ranked 2nd and 3rd in the HLTV rankings. The event will take place on November 18-19. The venue for the event will be Oracle Arena, home of NBA franchise Golden State Warriors.
There will be six more invites for the tournament. The last four teams will be decided through Oakland Qualifiers. The prize distribution for the event reads as :
Below you can find the prize distribution for the event:
(+$1,000 per group stage win)
— Intel®ExtremeMasters (@IEM) June 22, 2017
Source : HLTV