Meet the invited teams for the IEM Oakland PUBG Invitational
Meet the direct invites to the first North American PUBG LAN at IEM Oakland!

We are extremely excited that PUBG is now part of Intel® Extreme Masters Oakland 2017 and will be featured as an official IEM title alongside Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The IEM Oakland PUBG Invitational will feature top teams from both Europe and North America who will play for their share of a $200,000 prize pool. Today, we are thrilled to reveal the first direct invites to PUBG’s debut on the IEM main stage.

Evil Geniuses

  • Goul
  • Pandaego
  • Zwattz
  • Gnomey

Tempo Storm

  • Valliate
  • YaBoiDre
  • Meluke
  • Sambty

Method Gaming

  • AndyPyro
  • RaptorDaRaptor
  • EnergeticTurtle
  • Aitzy


Ninjas in Pyjamas

  • Sweaterr
  • CrunchBruh
  • Borg
  • Ekkz

PENTA Sports

  • Frosz
  • jeemzz
  • ultra


Team Liquid




  • Ciggzy
  • OdinThor
  • Romz
  • Veazyy

Gorilla Core Esports

  • Max "MeTor" Lion
  • Anssi "Mxey" Pekkonen
  • Jere "Jembty" Kauppinen
  • Adrian "Haxete" Blom


  • Mehmood "Moody" Amin Askar
  • Dustin "Frolicer" Halbert
  • Justin "Chappie" Andrews
  • Alexandru "SolidFPS" Cotiga

The tournament will feature 20 teams, with 12 directly invited to the main event, while the rest will be determined through European and North American qualifiers - find all information about the qualifiers here.

Stay tuned for more exciting details as we approach the main event, which will take place from November 18 to 19.


For more information about the tournament structure, schedule, prize pool distribution, and more, be sure to check out the official IEM Oakland PUBG Invitational website



The IEM Oakland PUBG Invitational will be broadcast on Twitch, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and more this November.

More information about Intel® Extreme Masters Oakland is available at iem.gg/oakland2017 as well as the IEM Twitter and Facebook pages. For the latest news from ESL and PUBG, be sure to follow @ESLPUBG on Twitter and Facebook as well.


IEM Oakland will take place from November 18-19. Tickets are available now, so be sure to check out iem.gg/oaklandtickets for more information about the types of tickets available.