Astralis Gears Up for IEM Dallas 2023

May 26, 2023
  • Date: May 29th - June 4th, 2023
  • Tournament: IEM Dallas 2023 (LAN)
  • Group Stage (Group B) and Playoffs (Single Elimination Bracket)
  • The opponent in Opening Round: Liquid (USA), World Ranking #8
  • The match is scheduled for 21:45 CEST

When is it?

  • After emerging victorious against Cloud9 with a 2-1 series win in the Europe Closed Qualifier Final, the Astralis main team secured a coveted spot in the highly anticipated IEM Dallas 2023 LAN Tournament. 
  • The team is all set to kick off the prominent event on Monday, May 29th. 
  • The tournament brackets have been released, and the Danish squad will begin their Group Stage journey in the upper bracket of Group B, where they will face off against the American team Liquid (#8). 
  • The LAN tournament in Texas is scheduled from May 29th to June 4th.

Follow the link for an overview of all the IEM Dallas 2023 Group Stage matchups.

What's at stake?

  • The IEM Dallas 2023 tournament features a remarkable prize pool of $250,000. 
  • The initial match in Group B, pitting against Liquid, will determine the contender advancing to the upper semi-finals. 
  • The potential opponent in the Group Stage semi-finals will be Cloud9 (#5) or Grayhound (#27).

Who's participating?

16 teams will be competing for distinction in Dallas, Texas.

The teams in Group B contain:

  • FaZe
  • Evil Geniuses
  • ENCE
  • Complexity
  • Liquid
  • Astralis
  • Cloud9
  • Grayhound

This LAN tournament holds significant importance as it marks the team's first participation in a big LAN event with the inclusion of 19-year-old prodigy Alexander "Altekz" Givskov.

The event in Dallas offers an exciting opportunity for Altekz to travel abroad with gla1ve and Co., experiencing the professional setup surrounding them.