Gambit Esports defeated Virtus.pro with a score of 3:1 in maps and became the champions of IEM Katowice 2021. Gambits earned $400,000, and VP - $180,000.
Gambits lost only to Evil Geniuses for the entire tournament, but then they started their way through the lower bracket, defeating mousesports, Heroic and G2 Esports. In the playoffs, Gambit Esports surpassed Natus Vincere, Team Spirit and Virtus.pro.
Hobbit again champion. His team won on IEM Katowice 2021
Separately, I would like to note the history of H0bbit, again a major championship, again Poland, again the Gambit roster and he is a champion. After 4 years, the Kazakh player returned and proved to everyone that he deserves to fight for the highest prizes.
Results IEM Katowice 2021 - Grand Final
Gambit Esports [14:16] Virtus.pro @ Vertigo
Gambit Esports [16:6] Virtus.pro @ Dust 2
Gambit Esports [16:4] Virtus.pro @ Train
Gambit Esports [16:12] Virtus.pro @ Overpass
IEM Katowice 2021
Distribution of the prize fund at IEM Katowice 2021
1st place: Gambit Esports - $400,000
2nd place: Virtus.pro - $180,000
3-4th place: Team Spirit / Team Liquid - $80,000 each
5th-6th place: NAVI / Astralis - $40,000 each
7th-8th place: G2 Esports / FURIA Esports - $24,000 each
9th-12th place: Heroic / EG / FaZe Clan / Vitality - $16,000 each
13-16th place: mousesports / BIG / OG / NiP - $10,000 each
17th-20th place: MIBR / Renegades / Complexity / MIBR - $4,500 each
21-24 place: Movistar Riders / Team One / Wisla Krakow / fnatic - $2,500 each