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20.02.2018
Welcome OMEN by HP as an official partner of the PUBG Invitational at IEM Katowice

OMEN by HP will power up players, as well as the broadcast crew throughout the event.

19.02.2018
Meet the broadcast team for the PUBG Invitational at IEM Katowice

These are the faces and voices who will be bringing you all the action.

14.02.2018
Love at first sight: StarCraft® II broadcast team secured for Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship Katowice!

If Valentine’s Day couldn’t get any better, welcome the top tier SC2 talent.

13.02.2018
Avangar complete the CS:GO team lineup for IEM World Championship Katowice

The final slot in the event went to the winners of the UCC tournament.

12.02.2018
Want to broadcast Intel® Extreme Masters Katowice? Learn more here.

Broadcast one of the largest esport events in the world.

11.02.2018
ESL to suspend rule on roster change for Intel® Extreme Masters Katowice

Suspension of rule 2.12.1.1 now allows Team Liquid, VP & Renegades to compete with their new lineups.

06.02.2018
Updates to the PUBG Invitational at IEM Katowice Tournament Format

The event will now run with 8 sets instead of 10.

05.02.2018
FNATIC, Heroic, North, and Gambit join the CS:GO team lineup for IEM World Championship Katowice

The European closed qualifier determined four teams who will compete in Katowice.

02.02.2018
Top StarCraft® II players from around the globe join the toughest IEM event yet

Players have been decided, brackets have been created. Welcome to the Ro76 of IEM World Championship Katowice.

31.01.2018
Team Liquid and Renegades qualify for IEM World Championship Katowice

11 teams are now confirmed for the event as the NA qualifier concludes.

29.01.2018
Champions collide as groups get drawn for SC2 at IEM Katowice

Introducing the StarCraft® II Ro24 groups for IEM World Championship Katowice

26.01.2018
ORDER qualify for IEM World Championship Katowice through the Oceania qualifier

The Australian squad is the ninth team confirmed for the event.

25.01.2018
IEM World Championship Katowice 2018 is shaping up to be the best StarCraft® II event to date

Twelve players now confirmed as first competitors in the $400,000 event.

25.01.2018
The final showdown - who will secure their tickets to the PUBG Invitational at IEM Katowice?

The final stages of the qualifiers are going down this weekend and six teams from three regions will book their flights to Poland afterwards.

22.01.2018
TyLoo qualify for Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship Katowice!

China’s top CS:GO team top the Asia qualifier and will compete in Katowice this coming March.

18.01.2018
Unveiling all of the CS:GO teams invited to the closed qualifiers and the main event of IEM World Championship Katowice

Here are the teams who received direct invites to the closed qualifiers, as well as the teams who received and accepted invites to the main event.

16.01.2018
Calling top StarCraft® II players - the time to sign up for the IEM Katowice Ro76 is now!

All details about the Ro76 in StarCraft II for IEM Katowice.

12.01.2018
Announcing the PUBG Invitational at IEM Katowice!

ESL once again brings one of the world’s most popular games to Poland after its North American competitive debut at IEM Oakland

12.01.2018
Announcing all details of the EU and NA CS:GO qualifiers for IEM World Championship Katowice

All information for EU & NA teams on how to qualify for IEM Katowice

22.12.2017
Introducing the CS:GO format for IEM World Championship Katowice 2018

The 2018 Intel Extreme Masters World Championship will be a sixteen team event for the first time in IEM’s 12-year history.

22.12.2017
Announcing the Asia and Oceania qualifier details for IEM World Championship Katowice in CS:GO!

Calling teams from the Asia and Oceania region - this is your chance to compete at the world’s largest esports event.

19.12.2017
Qualifiers, format, and more - all details about StarCraft II at IEM World Championship Katowice!

Everything you need to know on how to qualify, and what the tournament will look like.

14.12.2017
Announcing the dates and format of the IEM World Championship CS:GO qualifiers!

Want to compete at the world’s largest esports event? Here’s how you can get there.

04.12.2017
Intel Extreme Masters Oakland 2017 breaks through with additions of PUBG and VR Challenger League

ESL and Intel continue the 12th IEM season nearly doubling viewership from IEM Oakland 2016 at over 28 million.

22.11.2017
$200,000 in two days - Recapping the PUBG Invitational at IEM Oakland 2017

20 teams of 4 players competed in 8 intense battle royale matches to take home glory, pride and their share of the $200,000 prize pool this past weekend at IEM Oakland.

21.11.2017
Ninjas in Pyjamas with the back to back victory at Intel Extreme Masters Oakland 2017

Last weekend, Intel Extreme Masters Oakland 2017 saw a thrilling CS:GO tournament and a legendary team living up to its former glory.

17.11.2017
Astralis leaving Intel Extreme Masters Oakland 2017

This morning the management of Astralis informed ESL staff that the team would be traveling back to Denmark. The dialogue with the team was courteous, professional and constructive.

11.11.2017
Immortals withdraw from IEM Oakland 2017, Renegades added to lineup

Immortals unable to field majority of invited roster for Oakland, and by rule, withdraw from the event; will be replaced by Renegades.

10.11.2017
Meet the Intel® Extreme Masters Oakland PUBG Invitational broadcast team!

The faces and voices who will be bringing you the action live from the Oracle Arena.

10.11.2017
Meet the CS:GO broadcast team for Intel® Extreme Masters Oakland!

These are the faces and voices who will be bringing you all the action live from the tournament.

10.11.2017
Revealing the IEM Oakland goodie bag contents!

Everything you need to know about this year’s goodie bags for Plus, Premium and Global Elite ticket holders.

10.11.2017
IEM Oakland kicks off in one week. Check out our predictions for the first round match-ups of group B

The $300,000 event at the Oracle Arena in Oakland promises to be one of the most stacked tournaments of the year. The world’s best teams are competing for a first place prize of $125.000 and the Intel Grand Slam goes into its next round, raising the stakes even higher. Here are Group B’s first round

09.11.2017
Our predictions for the first round CS:GO group A matches of of IEM Oakland!

The $300,000 event at the Oracle Arena in Oakland promises to be one of the most stacked tournaments of the year. The world’s best teams are competing for a first place prize of $125,000 and the Intel Grand Slam goes into its next round, raising the stakes even higher. Here are the first round match

08.11.2017
The teams to watch at the IEM Oakland PUBG Invitational!

We check in to see how teams are shaping up in the lead-up to IEM Oakland.

06.11.2017
Christopher “GeT_RiGhT” Alesund – a brief look at the career of arguably Counter-Strike’s #1 player ahead of IEM Oakland

Ahead of IEM Oakland, get a closer look at one of the game’s legends, as past year’s rendition of the event was NiP’s last major trophy in CS:GO.

06.11.2017
Meet all of the teams competing at the IEM Oakland PUBG Invitational

Meet the direct invites, as well as the teams who qualified to the first North American PUBG LAN at IEM Oakland!

03.11.2017
Crimson Esports to replace Avangar in the IEM Oakland PUBG Invitational

Avangar have failed to fulfil the travel documentation requirements and have been disqualified.

30.10.2017
The five storylines to follow at Intel® Extreme Masters Oakland!

Check out the latest developments in the CS:GO scene and how they impact the $300,000 IEM Oakland.

27.10.2017
Everything you need to know about tickets to ESL One and IEM Katowice!

Early next year, the city of Katowice, Poland, will once again become THE place to be for any esports fan.

25.10.2017
Welcome, DreamTeam, as an official partner of Intel® Extreme Masters Oakland!

The first esports and gaming recruitment and management network, DreamTeam, joins IEM Oakland as a sponsor.

24.10.2017
Intel® Extreme Masters returns to Katowice for its 2018 World Championship!

The Spodek Arena in Katowice will once again host the IEM World Championship in CS:GO and StarCraft® II on March 2-4 2018!

23.10.2017
Intel Grand Slam goes into its fourth round at IEM Oakland. Are SK, G2 or FaZe going to inch one win closer to the extra $1,000,000 cash prize, or is a new team joining the race?

IEM Oakland promises to be one of the most stacked tournaments of the year and the Intel Grand Slam raises the stakes even higher. Get a quick overview of the Grand Slam standings, and what it means to the scene.

19.10.2017
A look back at the Gamescom Invitational as we look forward to IEM Oakland!

17.10.2017
Announcing the CS:GO groups and format for Intel® Extreme Masters Oakland!

See who will be facing who in the IEM Oakland CS:GO group stage.

16.10.2017
Latest invites, full qualification details & format adjustment for the IEM Oakland - PUBG Invitational

Read for full details on the qualifiers, the latest invited teams and more!

12.10.2017
Welcome, Newegg, as an official partner of Intel® Extreme Masters Oakland!

All IEM Oakland attendees will be able to check out and purchase latest gaming technology at the Newegg booth.

06.10.2017
One more joins the final circle—welcome Alliance to IEM Oakland!

This newly formed roster will join the top teams from gamescom on the IEM main stage

04.10.2017
PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS makes its Intel® Extreme Masters debut with IEM Oakland - PUBG Invitational

20 teams. 80 players. One battle for $200,000. Witness PUBG live at IEM Oakland 2017!

03.10.2017
Team EnVyUs and OpTic Gaming qualify for Intel® Extreme Masters Oakland!

The NA and EU Qualifiers determine the last two CS:GO teams headed to IEM Oakland.

25.09.2017
The MongolZ qualify to Intel® Extreme Masters Oakland!

Catch up on the East & Southeast Asian qualifier for IEM Oakland.