Credit: BLAST TV and Michal Konkol
In the absence of Team Vitality, bookmakers have turned to Heroic to find their favorite before today’s opening round of IEM Dallas.
Heroic is listed as the favorite with FaZe and G2 coming in as the two biggest contenders. The Danes have been the most consistent team of 2023 with deep runs in Katowice, Rio, and Paris, but are yet to win a tournament this year.
The $250.000 tournament will begin today with these matchups in the opening round: (CET)
18.00: G2 – Nouns
18.00: FURIA – OG
19.15: Fnatic – MOUZ
19.15: Heroic – 9z
20.30: FaZe – Evil Geniuses
20.30: ENCE – Complexity
21.45: Team Liquid – Astralis
21.45: Cloud9 – Grayhound
The first round will be played as a best-of-one match, while all other matches at the tournament will be bo3.
You can watch the matches on these livestreams: