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.

IEM's first ever tournament on the Australian continent will feature eight top CS:GO teams from around the world, six of which directly invited, one from the ANZ qualifier and one from the Chinese qualifier kicking off this weekend.

Format

  • Four groups of four
  • Double elimination group stage
  • Single elimination playoffs feat. 8 teams
  • Winner goes to Sydney

The Chinese qualifier will feature 16 teams divided into four groups of four. The group stage will be played in a GSL format with double elimination best of one matches and best of three group decider matches. Two top teams from each group will advance into the playoffs which will be played in a single elimination best of three format. The team to best all of its opponents will secure a ticket to IEM Sydney.

Groups

Group A

Group B

Group C

Group D

TyLoo

ViCi

5Power

TheMongolZ

VG.Renascence

Wings

eFuture

HG

EHOME

FIVE

New4

Born of Fire

HegemonyPerson

EMP

AllGamers

LGD

IEM Taipei champions, MongolZ, are the only non-Chinese team competing in the qualifier. Will we see them at another IEM event?

Schedule

The qualifier will take place on the following days (all times in Chinese local time)

  • March 25th - Group A matches - 15:00 start
  • March 26th - Group B matches - 15:00 start
  • March 27th - Group C matches - 15:00 start
  • March 28th - Group D matches - 15:00 start
  • March 29th - Playoffs, Ro8 matches - 13:00 start
  • March 30th - Playoffs, Ro4 and grand final - 15:00 start

Good luck!

We wish all of the competing teams the best of luck and look forward to welcoming the best one at IEM Sydney! Tickets to the event are available so be sure to join us at Australia's first stadium esports event.

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