Tomorrow, the final Intel Extreme Masters event of the year begins. Intel Extreme Masters Cologne, set to take place at the ESL studios in Germany, will see six top League of Legends teams face off for a US$50,000 prize pool as well as the coveted Intel Extreme Masters trophy. In order to prepare you for the incredible League of Legends action ahead, we’ve put together a survival guide including everything you need to know - we hope you enjoy the show!
- Where? ESL studios, Cologne, Germany
- When? 18th, 19th and 20th of December 2015
- Homepage: http://intelextrememasters.com/season10/cologne/
- Schedule: http://intelextrememasters.com/season10/cologne/standings/#schedule
- Streams: http://live.intelextrememasters.com/
- Six League of Legends teams fight for a US$50,000 total prize pool as well as the Intel Extreme Masters Cologne title and trophy
Fighting for the spoils of Intel Extreme Masters Cologne will be the following top teams:
You can find the full standings here.
We’ve assembled a great broadcast team to bring you all the action live from the ESL studios in Cologne! Taking you through Intel Extreme Masters Cologne will be none other than:
- Host: Sean Charles
- Desk host: William "Chobra" Cho
- Analyst: Marcel "Dexter" Feldkamp
- Analyst: Jakob "YamatoCannon" Mebdi
- Commentator: Devin "Piratechnics" Younge
- Commentator: Mitch "UberShouts" Leslie
- Commentator: Christopher "PapaSmithy" Smith
- Commentator: Indiana "Froskurinn" Black
- Translator: Rachel Gu
- Observer: Christopher "Panky" Pankhurst
- Observer: Martin "Unso" Szarnas
Below you’ll find an at-a-glance schedule for all the Intel Extreme Masters Cologne matches. However, be aware that match times can vary and as such start and finish times are approximate.
DAY ONE (Friday, 18th of December 2015)
- 16:40 CET: Team Dignitas vs. QG Reapers
- 20:00 CET: Cloud9 vs. Hsk
DAY TWO (Saturday, 19th of December 2015)
- 16:40 CET: Fnatic vs. winner of quarterfinal one
- 20:00 CET: Ever vs. winner of quarterfinal two
DAY THREE (Sunday, 20th of December 2015)
- 16:40 CET: Grand finals
You can find the full schedule - including match times in your local time zone - here.
Think you know how all it’s going to pan out? Put your metaphorical money where you mouth is and sign up for ESL Fantasy for Intel Extreme Masters Cologne! You can find our detailed guide to ESL Fantasy League of Legends here and, when you’re ready, you can sign up via the link below.
In the leadup to the event, we’ve taken a look at almost all of the teams who’ll be competing at Intel Extreme Masters Cologne - who are you rooting for?
- Can Cloud9’s new roster triumph at Intel Extreme Masters Cologne?
- Will it be happily Ever after at Intel Extreme Masters Cologne?
- Can Team Dignitas rise to the challenge at Intel Extreme Masters Cologne?
- How will H2k’s new roster fare at Intel Extreme Masters Cologne?
- Will the Qiao Gu Reapers quell the competition at Intel Extreme Masters Cologne?
For all the latest updates during the event, be sure to keep an eye on the following:
- Intel Extreme Masters Facebook page: Facebook.com/IEM
- Intel Extreme Masters Twitter account: Twitter.com/IEM
- Intel Extreme Masters Cologne hashtag: #IEM
You can also find the Twitter accounts of the teams and broadcast team linked in the respective sections above.
We hope you enjoy the final Intel Extreme Masters event of the year!