The talent for the IEM Katowice Minor was announced on Friday.
Some of the bigger names were excluded from the list which shows that many of them won't arrive until the actual Major in February.
The CS:GO Minor Championship's take place next week. We are excited to welcome our broadcast team who will join us in Katowice, Poland as we gear up towards one of our most legendary events of all time #IEM @IEM pic.twitter.com/JbMtCh7hrQ— Intel®ExtremeMasters (@IEM) January 11, 2019
The Counter-Strike: Global Offensive minors will begin next week. The CIS and European regions will begin first on Jan. 16 before the Americas and Asia tournaments will begin on the 22.
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