Intel Extreme Masters Season VI

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Overview   Cologne   Guangzhou   New York   Kiev   Sao Paulo   World Championship    

The Intel Extreme Masters is ESL's flagship competition sponsored by Intel. IEM is a huge tournament spanning many months and individual competitions culminating in the Global Championships. While each year the games played changes, for Season VI, League of Legends will be played alongside Counter Strike 1.6 and Starcraft 2. Tournaments involved in the IEM range from small online qualifiers with $100 prizes to huge live events giving away upwards of 5 figure cash prizes to the winners of major events.

Events

Season VI features five Global Challenges and a World Championship. Each Global Challenge's League of Legends tournament will feature 8 qualified teams.

Season VI:

Finals / World Championship:

Prize Pool - Winner

The total prize pool for Season VI is $ 228,000 USD, spread between various games and events as follows:

Event Prize Pool Winner
Global Challenge Cologne $ 32,000
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 CLG Prime
Global Challenge Guangzhou $ 32,000
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 Team WE
Global Challenge New York $ 32,000
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 Fnatic
Global Challenge Kiev $ 32,000
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 Moscow Five
World Championship $ 100,000
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 Moscow Five

Qualifying Leaderboard

Teams in Green are highest ranked in their region (qualified).
Teams in Blue have finished top 2 in an IEM (qualified).
Teams in Brown are qualified based on points.
Rank
Team
Points
#1
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 Counter Logic Gaming
180
#2
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 SK Gaming
150
#3
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 Team SoloMid
140
#4
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 FnaticRC
135
#5
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 Moscow Five
90
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 Team WE
90
#7
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 Dignitas
60
#8
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 Sypher
55
#9
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 Millenium
40
#10
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 Curse Gaming
30
#11
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 EHome
25
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 Invictus Gaming
25
#13
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 Team ALTERNATE
15
#14
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 Against All Authority
15
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 v8 Esports
10
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 myRevenge
10
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 Frag eXecutors
10
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 White Lotus
10
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 CrossGaming
10
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 Flash
10

Tournament Info

  • One highest ranked team or player from each of the three Intel Extreme Masters regions (the Americas, Europe and Africa, Asia and Oceania) will be invited to the World Championship.
  • The top 2 teams or players from every Intel Extreme Masters Global Challenge will be invited to the World Championship.
  • The remaining World Championship slots will go to the highest ranked teams or players in the season.
  • Global Challenges
  • The Counter-Strike 1.6 and League of Legends tournaments in every Global Challenge will each feature 8 teams, while every StarCraft II Global Challenge will have 16 participants.
  • World Championship
  • The Intel Extreme Masters World Championship will feature 12 Counter-Strike 1.6 teams, 12 League of Legends teams and 24 StarCraft II players.

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