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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

05.10.2017
Meet the invited teams for the IEM Oakland PUBG Invitational

Meet the direct invites to the first North American PUBG LAN at IEM Oakland!

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.

21.09.2017
The teams, brackets, and schedules are set for the EU and NA closed qualifiers for IEM Oakland!

Eight teams will compete in both EU and NA for a slot in Bay Area’s premier CS:GO tournament.

19.09.2017
Updating the IEM rulebook: teams can now request to participate in qualifiers outside their home regions given proper cause

In special cases outlined below, teams can petition to play in a qualifier outside of their home region.

07.09.2017
Reigning IEM Oakland champions return to defend their title - welcome, Ninjas in Pyjamas!

Last year, it was the Swedes of Ninjas in Pyjamas who lifted the trophy in the Oracle Arena. Will they repeat their success?

05.09.2017
The Major runner-ups are coming to Oakland - welcome, Immortals!

The Brazilians took second place at the most recent Valve Major. Can they take it all at the Oracle Arena this November?

01.09.2017
Three teams have their chance to qualify for Intel® Extreme Masters Oakland!

Teams from around the globe have their shot to compete at the Bay Area’s premier esports event.

04.08.2017
The current Major champions are heading to Oakland for their first ever Intel® Extreme Masters!

Gambit Esports join the team lineup of IEM Oakland.

30.07.2017
The Intel® Extreme Masters Shanghai 2017 champion has been crowned!

See how the semifinals and grand final unfolded on the last day of IEM Shanghai.

29.07.2017
Only four players remain in the running for the IEM Shanghai championship!

See how the quarterfinal matches played out on day three of Intel® Extreme Masters Shanghai.

28.07.2017
The playoffs are set for Intel® Extreme Masters Shanghai!

Matches of groups C and D determined which last four players will compete in the playoffs.

27.07.2017
First four players qualify to the playoffs of IEM Shanghai!

Intel® Extreme Masters Shanghai kicked off at ChinaJoy with groups A and B delivering some exciting matches.

26.07.2017
IEM Shanghai 2017: Group D Preview and Predictions

In this fourth and final edition of our preview series, we go into group D.

26.07.2017
IEM Shanghai 2017: Group C Preview and Predictions

In the third edition of this series, we take a closer look at group C from the Ro16 at IEM Shanghai.

25.07.2017
IEM Shanghai 2017: Group B Preview and Predictions

In the second part of our four-part series, we’re taking a deeper look at group B.

24.07.2017
IEM Shanghai 2017 - Group A preview and predictions

In this four-part series, we will take a deeper look at each group in the Ro16 at IEM Shanghai, including the stats, predictions and rivalries that could plague each player's conscience as they prepare for an incredibly difficult task to be written in IEM history. We begin with the group that houses

24.07.2017
ESL aligns with ESIC’s recommendation on sanctions for cheating in esports

Updating the tournament rules for IEM, ESL One, ESL Pro League series, ESEA and amateur competitions.

19.07.2017
Welcome Acer as the official desktop PC and notebook sponsor of Intel® Extreme Masters Shanghai!

The IEM Shanghai 2017 players and broadcast team will be powered by Acer’s latest technologies

18.07.2017
The IEM legacy in China - take a trip back to some of the best moments of StarCraft® II at our Chinese events!

Our Chinese stops delivered many unforgettable StarCraft II moments. Let’s relive some of the best of them ahead of IEM Shanghai!

12.07.2017
The faces and voices for our 34th StarCraft® II event at Intel® Extreme Masters!

The old guard join together once again to keep you extremely entertained and well informed!

30.06.2017
The tournament of Champions - the Intel® Extreme Masters Shanghai player lineup is now complete!

All qualifiers have completed as 16 of the finest SC2 players join together for the battle of Shanghai.

26.06.2017
Is it finally their time to shine? Team Liquid head to Oakland for Intel® Extreme Masters!

Team Liquid will power up the North American representation at IEM Oakland.

26.06.2017
Cloud9 join the lineup - welcome the first North American team to Intel® Extreme Masters Oakland!

The North American fan favorites join an already stacked tournament.

26.06.2017
iAsonu and TIME come out ahead in the IEM Shanghai Chinese qualifiers

Our 5th/6th players to IEM Shanghai secured.

23.06.2017
The Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney champions are returning to Oakland!

SK gaming take another shot at the Oakland title after finishing second last year.

23.06.2017
The ESL Pro League Season 5 champions are coming to take Oakland!

G2 Esports will once again compete at our Bay Area event.

23.06.2017
Tickets to IEM Oakland 2017 are on sale now!

Join us at the Oracle Arena for two days of top-tier CS:GO at IEM Oakland 2017

22.06.2017
Intel® Extreme Masters World Champions return! - Astralis headline IEM Oakland!

Astralis on the hunt for their 3rd title of 2017!

22.06.2017
Back to back Intel® Extreme Masters finalists FaZe Clan return to Oakland 2017!

The hunt continues for FaZe who look to clinch their first IEM trophy!

22.06.2017
Brace yourself, Oakland, Intel® Extreme Masters is coming back to the Bay Area!

Intel® Extreme Masters Oakland returns to the West Coast for the 4th year!

12.06.2017
Intel and ESL announce biggest multi-event deal in esports history

Introducing Intel as ESL’s Global Technical Partner for all amateur and pro tournaments, as well as the brand-new $1,000,000 Intel Grand Slam for CS:GO.

30.05.2017
Intel® Extreme Masters returns with its 34th StarCraft® II event to be hosted in Shanghai

IEM heads back to China where the very best SC2 players will compete for their share of a $25,000 prize pool and WCS points

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.