The IEM Rio groups are over. NAVI and C9 advance to the semifinals
After the results of the third day of the group stage of the Intel Extreme Masters Rio 2023, all participants of the tournament's playoffs have been determined.
Natus Vincere and Cloud9 won Groups A and B respectively, and will now move on to the semifinals of the playoffs. FURIA Esports, Heroic, BIG, and Team Vitality advanced to the quarterfinals, while Imperial Esports, Ninjas in Pyjamas, The Mongolz, 9INE, MOUZ, OG, MIBR, FaZe Clan, 9z Team, and Fnatic were eliminated.
The playoffs will begin on April 21 and the schedule can be found here. All playoff matches will be played in a best-of-3 format.
The prize pool for the IEM Rio 2023 is $250,000. In addition, the winner of the tournament will receive an invitation to the IEM Cologne 2023.