IEM Dallas 2023 seedings have been revealed by the tournament organiser with the defending champions Cloud9 set to take on Grayhound in their opener.
ESL on their Twitter handle have revealed the groups and the opening match-ups for their upcoming IEM Dallas 2023 tournament which features a total of 16 teams and $250,000 USD on the line.
Teams competing at the IEM Dallas 2023 have been bifurcated into two groups A and B with the latter believed to have been fully stacked with favorites like Cloud9, FaZe, ENCE, and Team Liquid. The tournament starts on May 29 with FURIA going against OG in their Group A opener followed by G2 locking horns with Nouns on a parallel stream. Day 1 will conclude with Heroic going against 9z and Fnatic fighting MOUZ.
Group B of the same will rotate around some serious heavyweights of the tournament most notably Cloud9 who will be looking to defend their title from last year. Grayhound have Cloud9 on their radars only if they look to wreak havoc and upset.
We have attached below the following list of teams and their groups:
- G2 Esports
- Evil Geniuses
- FaZe Clan
Day 1 Openers
Group A /// May 29
- FURIA Vs OG // 21:30 PM IST
- G2 Vs Nouns // 21:30 PM IST
- Heroic Vs 9z // 22:45 PM IST
- fnatic Vs MOUZ // 22:45 PM IST
Day 2 Openers
Group B /// May 30
- FaZe Vs Evil Geniuses // 00:00 AM IST
- ENCE Vs Complexity // 00:00 AM IST
- Liquid Vs Astralis // 01:15 AM IST
- Cloud9 Vs Grayhound // 01:15 AM IST
Initial match-ups will be Best of 1s and all following ones after will be Best of 3s. Group stages will be played in a Two Double-elimination format (GSL Groups). Group Stage winners will advance to the Semi-finals while runner-ups qualify for the Quarters.
You can catch the live action of IEM Dallas 2023 on their Twitch channel.
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