Navi announced as sixth invite to IEM Oakland
Image courtesy of: ESL
The new-and-improved CIS lineup will seek to improve upon their 3-4th finish at ELEAGUE Season 1 and their quarterfinal exit at ESL One Cologne at the tournament this fall.
IEM Oakland will take place at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California on the weekend of November 19th and will feature twelve teams, 8 of which have yet to be announced. Additionally, IEM Oakland will use the following format, which is identical to IEM Katowice:
Navi have struggled since March, failing to win any LAN tournaments since then. The CIS team managed to get to the finals of MLG Columbus but were destroyed by SK Gaming (at the time Luminosity). After that, the team’s form worsened, but the team has been revitalized by the addition of Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev and they will seek to get back to their winning ways in preparation for the upcoming major in January of 2017.
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