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Albus Nox Luna earn direct invite to IEM Katowice 2017

by theScore Staff Oct 8 2016
Thumbnail image courtesy of Riot Games

Albus Nox Luna have made it to the Top 8 of the League of Legends 2016 World Championship, earning themselves a spot at next year's IEM World Championship in the process.

As previously announced, in order to qualify for an invite to IEM Katowice 2017, a team must secure Top 8 at Worlds while also being the top performing team from their region. As the only International Wildcard representative in the Top 8, Albus Nox Luna have earned that spot.

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Additionally, as they have now been directly invited IEM Katowice, Albus Nox Luna are not eligible to compete at either IEM Oakland or IEM Gyeonggi.

Albus Nox Luna have already had a historical run at Worlds, becoming the first IWC team to make it to the bracket stage of a major international tournament.

IEM Katowice is schedule for March 2017 and takes place in Katowice, Poland.

Annabelle "Abelle" Fischer is a writer for theScore esports with a love for Dota 2, birds and cheese. You can follow her on Twitter.

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