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17.05.2017
Inaugural Intel® Extreme Masters in Sydney attracts 7,000 fans on each event day, nearly 8 million unique viewers online

Intel Extreme Masters, the longest-running global pro gaming circuit in the world, celebrated the start of its 12th season with the first-ever event on the Australian continent. IEM Sydney was played out on May 6 -7, when the world's best teams in Counter Strike: Global Offensive took to the stage

07.05.2017
The Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney champions have been crowned!

See how the grand final of IEM Sydney unfolded.

06.05.2017
Welcome SK Gaming and FaZe Clan to the Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney grand finals!

See how the semifinals of IEM Sydney unfolded.

04.05.2017
The playoffs teams for Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney have been determined!

See how day two matches unfolded and which teams are heading to the Qudos Bank Arena to continue the battle for the IEM Sydney championship.

03.05.2017
SK Gaming reign supreme on day one of Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney!

See how the first matches of IEM Sydney unfolded.

28.04.2017
The Sydney 8 - Will OpTic’s GreenWall stand strong at Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney?

Despite facing roster difficulties, OpTic’s recent LAN results have been optimistic. Will they surprise at IEM Sydney?

20.04.2017
The Sydney 8 - Can the home crowd favorites Renegades make their fans proud?

The most known Australian team will try to make a stand on their home turf. But can they manage to upset the EU and NA favorites?

19.04.2017
Meet the broadcast team to bring you all the action live from IEM Sydney!

These are the faces and voices to relay and analyse everything happening at Australia’s first esports stadium event.

19.04.2017
Acer joins Intel Extreme Masters Sydney as official Desktop PC and Notebook sponsor

Players and fans alike can look forward to experiencing the official systems by Acer!

19.04.2017
The Sydney 8 - Will we hear the North roar at Intel® Extreme Masters?

North finished in the top 8 at IEM World Championship Katowice. Can they make it to the very top in Sydney?

18.04.2017
HyperX once again joins forces with Intel® Extreme Masters for Season 12!

HyperX will once again be the peripheral and memory partner for IEM throughout Season 12.

13.04.2017
SPUNJ: “Having an event of this scale on our door step is huge for the scene”

We spoke with Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill about esports in Australia leading up to IEM Sydney.

12.04.2017
League of Legends joins the Community Stage at IEM Sydney!

Watch some of your favourite pro League of Legends players battle on the Community Stage at Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney

10.04.2017
Chiefs Esports Club over Tainted Minds in the Oceania qualifier leading towards IEM Sydney

The eighth and final team for the CS:GO tournament has been determined.

07.04.2017
The Sydney 8 - nine months without a title, will SK Gaming return to the top at Intel® Extreme Masters in Australia?

SK Gaming, once the best team in the world, have not won a tournament since ESL One Cologne 2016. Can they break this streak at IEM Sydney?

06.04.2017
The Sydney 8 - Can Astralis keep their momentum going?

Current Major and IEM World Champions are the number favorite to take the victory at Sydney. Can they clinch two IEM trophies in a row?

06.04.2017
Announcing SMITE at the IEM Sydney Community Stage!

Join us at IEM Sydney to watch your favourite professional SMITE players play at the Community Stage!

04.04.2017
What’s good in the IEM Sydney Goodie Bag

We had some fun with our April Fools' IEM Sydney goodie bag—now it’s time to find out what’s in the real thing!

03.04.2017
Only two remain in the running - catching up on the ANZ qualifier for IEM Sydney

After two days of matches, two teams remain in the closed qualifier for IEM Sydney. Check out how the matches so far went down.

31.03.2017
Welcome Vici Gaming to IEM Sydney! Our Chinese qualifier recap

After hard fought matches in the Chinese qualifier, Vici Gaming secure a lot at IEM Sydney.

30.03.2017
Celebrate esports at Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney - announcing the Community

Multiple esports titles played on stage and a free-play area for all - join us at the Community stage at IEM Sydney.

28.03.2017
The Sydney 8 - can Katowice finalists FaZe claim their first LAN tournament win?

A closer look at the runner-ups of IEM Katowice who are rising to be at the very top of the CS:GO scene.

24.03.2017
Announcing the Chinese qualifier for IEM Sydney!

One slot at IEM Sydney is on the line as the Chinese qualifier kicks off this weekend.

16.03.2017
Intel and ESL Welcome 173,000 Fans at World’s Biggest Esports Event in History

Intel® Extreme Masters Katowice 2017 sees increased attendance, online viewership, and social media reach with an expanded festival experience and largest VR demo showcase in esports

15.03.2017
Announcing the ANZ qualifier for Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney!

CS:GO teams from across the Oceanic region, this is your chance to compete at the first ever IEM tournament held in Australia.

07.03.2017
Intel Extreme Masters comes to Sydney this May

Two days of CS:GO await in Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena.

03.03.2017
Immortals and Astralis complete the semi finals in CS:GO at IEM Katowice

Catch up on how the quarterfinals have turned out on the first day at Spodek Arena!

02.03.2017
Another fall of favorites on day two of CS:GO at IEM Katowice

With 2016 champions Fnatic getting eliminated on day one, there was a lot of pressure on the teams of group B!

02.03.2017
Overtimes, upsets and amazing plays - day one of CS:GO at IEM Katowice

Day one lived up to the hype and more - take a look at our recap.

01.03.2017
What does IEM Katowice hold in store for ByuN

The One Man Army takes the stage tomorrow in Group A of the Ro24!

28.02.2017
IEM Katowice to see local heroes Virtus.pro, SK Gaming and more in CS:GO Group B!

After taking a closer look at the teams from group A, it’s now time to check out the group of Virtus.pro and way more title winning teams.

27.02.2017
Astralis, Fnatic and more to compete in CS:GO group A at IEM Katowice

We're taking a look at Group A today, featuring some of the strongest CS:GO sides of the past year. It's set to be explosive!

27.02.2017
The 2017 Intel Extreme Masters World Champions in League of Legends have been crowned!

After four days of exciting League of Legends action happening in Katowice, XXX lifted the IEM trophy.

24.02.2017
First teams get eliminated on day two of League of Legends at IEM Katowice

See how day two unfolded with some of the teams fighting for survival in the tournament.

23.02.2017
Test your VR skills and win prizes at the Intel VR Games at IEM EXPO

On March 5th, the Auditorium at the IEM EXPO will become a VR battleground where attendees will be able to compete and win prizes.

23.02.2017
ROX Tigers top group A after day one of League of Legends at Intel Extreme Masters World Championship

See how the first matches of the League of Legends group stage played out.

22.02.2017
From Gyeonggi to Katowice - can INnoVation lift his first Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship trophy?

No stranger to winning IEM tournaments, INnoVation is still missing the World Championship trophy. Will he claim it this year in Katowice?

21.02.2017
OMEN by HP named the official broadcast laptop for League of Legends and CS:GO at Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship Katowice

OMEN by HP will be the official laptop partner of League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at IEM Katowice.

16.02.2017
Challenge Jankos to a 1v1 during Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship Katowice!

Can you get first blood on the First Blood King himself?

14.02.2017
One of the very best European teams completes the League of Legends team lineup for Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship Katowice

G2 Esports, one of the top teams in the European LCS, will travel to Katowice to compete for the IEM trophy.

14.02.2017
Can an LMS team triumph in the Spodek arena? Munchables on Flash Wolves ahead of IEM Katowice

The region renowned for taking down the big dogs, coming half way across the world from the LMS the Flash Wolves will be making an entrance on the main stage of IEM Katowice!

10.02.2017
The faces and voices for the League of Legends Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship broadcast

Meet the broadcast team will be bringing you all the action from Summoner’s Rift.

10.02.2017
The usual suspects! The Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship StarCraft® II broadcast team

The faces and voices that will be bringing you all the SC2 action live from Katowice, Poland.

09.02.2017
Cloud9 step down from competing at Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship

The North American team will be not compete in Katowice this year to focus on continuing their great start in the NA LCS.

09.02.2017
Gillette joins the IEM World Championship as a sponsor!

Gillette partners up with ESL to help bring you the action at the Spodek arena on February 25-26.

09.02.2017
Can the First Blood King defend his title in Katowice? Munchables on Jankos ahead of IEM World Championship

A lone traveller returns to his home province. The Polish legend Marcin “Jankos” Jankowski, the First Blood King, returns to IEM once again and this time in the heart of his homeland.

08.02.2017
Keeping it family friendly at the IEM World Championship - meet the CS:GO broadcast team!

These are the faces and voices who will be bringing you the CS:GO action live from Katowice.

06.02.2017
Announcing the official Intel® Extreme Masters Katowice cosplay competition!

Sign up for a chance to show off your crafting skills and compete among the best cosplayers at the IEM EXPO.

06.02.2017
Two Korean and one Chinese team join the League of Legends team lineup for the Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship

Kongdoo Monster, ROX Tigers and EDward Gaming will compete in Katowice for the IEM trophy.

06.02.2017
The final four - Fnatic, Natus Vincere, Heroic and Immortals to compete in Katowice

The qualifiers are over and the lineup of the CS:GO tournament is now completed!