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The Intel Extreme Masters Cologne 2015 survival guide

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Ella McConnell
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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!

Key information

Participating teams

Fighting for the spoils of Intel Extreme Masters Cologne will be the following top teams:

You can find the full standings here.

Broadcast team

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:


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Full schedule

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.

ESL Fantasy

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.

Sign up for ESL Fantasy here!

Team previews

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?

Social media

For all the latest updates during the event, be sure to keep an eye on the following:

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!