With the iBuyPower Masters concluded, the final four teams have been locked in for IEM Oakland's CS:GO tournament.
The tournament, set to kick off with group stage matches November 16th
, before moving to the Oracle Arena for the playoffs on the 19th
, will feature twelve teams in total – the four qualified teams from iBuyPower joining eight invited.
Over the course of the iBuyPower Masters tournament
which took place between November 12th and 13th in California, the Brazilians of Immortals qualified alongside the Chinese of TyLoo, the North American's of Cloud9 and the mixed European team of FaZe.
The teams have been divided into two groups of six, with each playing a round robin to determine the standings. The top placed team in each group will advance straight to the semi finals, while second and third from each group will play in the quarter finals.
In total the event will see $300,000 in prize money distributed, with the winners taking home $125,000.
- Team Liquid (Invited)
- Natus Vincere (Invited)
- G2 Esports (Invited)
- Astralis (Invited)
- Immortals (Qualified)
- TyLoo (Qualified)
- SK (Invited)
- Ninjas in Pyjamas (Invited)
- Mousesports (Invited)
- Heroic (Replaced Virtus Pro)
- Cloud9 (Qualified)
- FaZe Clan (Qualified)