Teams Spirit are the IEM Katowice 2024 Champions. Spirit beat Faze Clan 3-0 in the grand finals to win $400,000 from the million-dollar prizepool. Along with the prize money, Team Spirit are now qualified for the IEM Cologne 2024, Blast Premier World Finals and Esports World Cup 2024.
Team Spirit vs Faze Clan Result: IEM Katowice Grand Final
The Grand Finals of IEM Katowice featured a matchup between Team Spirit and Faze Clan. The young guns of Spirit faced the experienced core of the Faze Clan.
The grand finals was a BO3 series, Spirit won the first map Nuke 13-9 to establish themselves in the final. Spirit also won the second map Mirage with a dominating second-half CT side 13-11. Team Spirit took a 2-0 commanding lead in the grand final, the third map of the series was Overpass. In the final map, Faze looked lost and team spirit won the first half 11-1 and eventually won 13-3 to complete the clean sweep in the grand finals.
Team Spirit IGL and Captain Chopper lead this young roster against the best CS2 team to a dominating victory in IEM Katowice 2024. Team Spirit only lost one map in the entire tournament, they looked unstoppable throughout the tournament, whether it was Play-ins, group stage, playoffs or grand final they dominated every single time.
The 17 year old star rifler DONK won the MVP for IEM Katowice in his LAN Debut. Team Spirit were the villain in the Spodek Arena in the finals as they received a lot of boos from the crowd. Despite that, they didn't got nervous and dominated the finals.
Donk: The new prodigy
Team Spirits young superstar player Danil "donk" Kryshkovets joined the main team from the Team Spirit academy team. donk turned 17 years old in January 2024 just before the IEM Katowice 2024 and had the greatest individual performance in Counter Strike history and that too in his tier-1 Lan debut.
He dominated every single opponent throughout IEM Katowice 2024 and recorded a 1.7 rating for the tournament, which is the highest ever in Counter Strike history (tied with Niko). donk became the youngest player to win IEM Katowice, youngest to win MVP and highest rated player in history by a margin.