IEM Katowice 2016 winners roundup: Team Dignitas win EU Heroes of the Storm Spring Championship

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Team Dignitas’ Heroes of the Storm side – featuring two UK players – won the Spring EU Championship at Intel Extreme Masters 2016 in Katowice this weekend.
The team beat mYinsanity 3-0 in the final, getting revenge on the German team after they lost 2-0 to them in the group stages.
Both sides now qualify for the global Heroes of the Storm Spring Championship, which takes place in Seoul, South Korea from April 1st to 3rd.
Team Dignitas – which includes UK players James “Bakery” Baker and Joshua “Snitch” Bennett – won $25,000 at IEM for finishing first. They also have Swedish player Jonathan “Wubby” Gunnarsson and Frenchmen Jerome “JayPL” Trinh and Thomas “Ménè” Cailleux.
Bakery had this to say about qualifying:

Elsewhere at IEM Katowice this weekend, Fnatic lost out to SKT 3-0 in the League of Legends final, but their all-Swedish CSGO team beat Luminosity 3-0 in the CSGO final to win $100,000.
Fnatic’s CSGO side came from behind twice – and had to win two games in overtime to take the title.
SKT, meanwhile, took home more than $100,000 for winning the League IEM Katowice Championship.
SK Gaming’s Spanish player Esteban”AKAWonder” Serrano won the Hearthstone tournament, while CSGO team WRTP beat CLG Red 2-0 to win the Katowice Challenge women’s CSGO tournament.
In StarCraft II, Polt beat Snute 4-2 in the final, winning some $66,000 and securing a WCS global playoffs spot in the process.

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