These are the teams invited to the PUBG Invitational at IEM Katowice

Nine teams have earned the honor of being invitees to the $50,000 tournament.

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The first large-scale LAN event of 2018 for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is set to take place in just over a month, and now we know some of the teams that will be competing.

IEM Katowice’s $50,000 PUBG tournament will take place from Feb. 24 to 25. Nine of the sixteen participating teams will receive invites to the event, with the rest punching their ticket via the online qualifiers, so earning an invite is recognition that a team is one of the best of the best.

Here’s a list of the nine teams invited to IEM Katowice. The list will be updated as ESL and IEM announce the invitees.

FaZe Clan

The team consists of the following players.

  • Adrian “Haxete” Blom
  • Anssi “mxey” Pekkonen
  • Jere “Jembty” Kauppinen
  • David “Fuzzface” Persson

Team Vitality

  • Yoan “Shadow1k”
  • Romain “Shiv”
  • Benjamin “mOnKeY”
  • Matthieu “Oraxe”

Ghost Gaming

  • Magno “Pr0phie” Ramos
  • Gavin “Definelegit” Lawrence
  • Kevin “Miccoy” Linn
  • “Austin”


  • Anssi “AndyPyro” Huovinen
  • Ludvik “Aitzy” Jahnsen
  • Mathias “EnergeticTurtle” Nielsen
  • Harry “LaytoN” Layton


  • Colton “Viss” Visser
  • Gary “BreaK” Marshall
  • Marius “aimPR” Ionita
  • Austin “SmaK” Haggett

Tempo Storm

  • Diondre “YaBoiDre” Bond
  • Luke “Meluke” Laing
  • Keane “Valliate” Alonso
  • Samu “Sambty” Kauppinen

LGD Gaming

Sun Sister

KSV Esports