Tag Archives: IEM

League of Legends dropped by IEM

IEM have ended their long-running associating with League of Legends, as IEM organiser Michal Blicharz announced on Reddit last night that IEM would be dropping League of Legends from the current season. According to the Reddit post, the reasoning is largely centered on scheduling. When League of Legends first appeared …

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IEM Katowice becomes the biggest eSports event ever

ESL has announced that the Intel Extreme Masters Katowice event was the biggest eSports event in history.  173,000 people attended the event over the two weekends, which is well above any other eSports event, while online broadcasts reached more than 46 million unique online viewers, a 35% growth from last …

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ESL partners with TEG Live for IEM Sydney

ESL has partnered with TEG Live, a major live events company operating out of Australia, to run the Intel Extreme Masters Sydney event.  The partnership will see the two companies collaborate on the CS:GO competition that is set to take place at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney on May …

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The Intel Extreme Masters head to Sydney

ESL has announced that it is bringing the Intel Extreme Masters to Sydney, Australia for a CS:GO competition.  The event will take place at The Qudos Bank Arena on May 6th and 7th, with top teams competing for a share of $250,000 Australian.  Both SK Gaming and Australian team Renegades …

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IEM Katowice CS:GO schedule released, final is a best of five

ESL has released the schedule for the Intel Extreme Masters Masters CS:GO event that starts next weekend.  The teams have been split into two groups of six and will play a round robin format on the first two days. From this the top placing team in the group will advance …

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EDward Gaming drop out of IEM Katowice a week before the event

EDward Gaming has announced that they will not be able to make it to the Intel Extreme Masters Katowice event this week due to visa issues.  Players were apparently unable to attend visas, so the team was forced to pull out, however the most skeptical fans will remember that EDG …

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SLIVER.tv and ESL to launch first virtual 360° eSports stadium experience at IEM

SLIVER.tv and ESL will create the world’s first VR eSports stadium experience at the Intel Extreme Masters. The stream will sit viewers in a massive stadium, recreating the experience of actually being at the event in person. They will be able to see the avatars of other people who are …

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Trump’s travel restrictions force Cloud9 to drop out of IEM Katowice

Cloud9 has announced that they will not be competing at the Intel Extreme Masters Katowice later this month, partly due to the new US travel restrictions.  According to the announcement from IEM, Cloud9 have chosen not to travel over to Poland to compete in order to focus on their run …

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Gillette sponsors IEM Katowice

ESL has announced a new partnership with Gillette, who will sponsor the upcoming Intel Extreme Masters Katowice League of Legends event.  The male grooming company will sponsor the LoL portion of the event, which runs in Katowice between February 24th and 26th. Gillette will allow fans to customize Gillette razor …

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IEM Katowice to hold $30,000 female CS:GO tournament

At the Intel Extreme Masters Katowice event eight of the best female CS:GO teams will compete for a share of $30,000.  The group stage of the competition will take place on March 2nd with the playoffs happening on March 3rd. All the action will take place on the floor of …

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