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ESL Heroes of the Storm™ Championship teams confirmed for Katowice!

Intel® Extreme Masters Katowice will host its World Championships in Poland this year (March 4-6), and alongside it the ESL Heroes of the Storm™ Europe Spring Regional Katowice. The US$100,000 competition will see eight of the top Heroes of the Storm teams battle it out for a lion’s share of the prize money and the top two teams will earn a spot at the Heroes of the Storm Spring Global Championship – a US$500,000 tournament coming up later this year (April 1-3).

The competing teams in Katowice, Poland:

Group A:

  • GIZ vs. mYinsanity
  • Team Dignitas vs. Natus Vincere

Group B:

  • Team Liquid vs. Pigs in Blankets
  • Fnatic vs. Virtus.pro

The on air broadcast team in Katowice, Poland:

  • Stage Host: Marcella ‘Nysira’ de Bie
  • Desk Host: James ‘Kaelaris’ Carrol
  • Commentator: Wolf ‘Wolf’ Schröder
  • Commentator: Manuel ‘Grubby’ Schenkhuizen
  • Commentator: Christopher ‘Tetcher’ Ivermee
  • Commentator: Thomas ‘Khaldor’ Kilian
  • Analyst: Michael ‘KendricSwissh’ Kratzel
  • Observer: Jonathan ‘re1nforce’ Larsson
  • Observer: Jason Kaplan

More information about the tournament can be found on ESLgaming.com. Lineups for other games have already been announced and can be found on the ESL Gaming and Intel Extreme Masters websites.

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