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The Intel Extreme Masters Katowice League of Legends survival guide

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Ella McConnell
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The Intel Extreme Masters World Championship in Katowice is almost upon us, with three days of exciting League of Legends action to look forward to from Friday the 13th to Sunday the 15th of March. To make sure you don't miss a thing, we've drawn up a survival guide to get you through the event - are you ready?

Key information

Want League of Legends at Intel Extreme Masters Katowice in a nutshell? Here it is!

Participating teams and players

Eight teams will be competing for the massive Intel Extreme Masters prize pool, but only one will have the honor of calling the giant check and trophy their own. Who will it be?

Top: Dyrus | Jungle: Santorin | Mid: Bjergsen | ADC: WildTurtle | Support: Lustboy

Top: fredy122 | Jungle: Svenskeren | Mid: Fox | ADC: FORG1VEN | Support: nRated

Top: Smeb | Jungle: Lee | Mid: kurO | ADC: PraY | Support: GorillA

Top: Shy | Jungle: Ambition | Mid: CoCo | ADC: Space | Support: MadLife

Top: Steak | Jungle: Karsa | Mid: Maple | ADC: NL | Support: SwordArt

Top: Aluka | Jungle: Spirit | Mid: Xiye | ADC: Mystic | Support: YuZhe

Top: Cabochard | Jungle: Diamondprox | Mid: Betsy | ADC: P1noy | Support: Edward

Top: BalIs | Jungle: Meteos | Mid: Hai | ADC: Sneaky | Support: LemonNation

You can find the full bracket here.

Talent lineup

As always, we've assembled a star-studded talent lineup to take you through every nailbiting step of the event. Your expert Intel Extreme Masters Katowice League of Legends team will be as follows:

Full schedule

Here’s a quick rundown of the Intel Extreme Masters Katowice League of Legends schedule.

DAY ONE (Friday, March 13th 2015)

  • 13:00 CET: Cloud 9 vs. GE Tigers
  • ~14:10 CET: SK Gaming vs. yoe Flash Wolves
  • ~15:20 CET: Group A winners match
  • ~16:30 CET: Group A elimination match
  • ~17:40 CET: Gambit Gaming vs. CJ Entus
  • ~18:50 CET: Team SoloMid vs. Team WE
  • ~20:00 CET: Group B winners match
  • ~21:10 CET: Group B elimination match

DAY TWO (Saturday, March 14th 2015)

  • 13:00 CET: Group A decider match
  • ~14:10 CET: Group B decider match
  • ~15:30 CET: Semifinal one
  • ~18:45 CET: Semifinal two

DAY THREE (Sunday, March 15th 2015)

  • 18:00 CET: Grand finals

You can find the full schedule here.

ESL Fantasy

As well as allowing you to prove your League of Legends knowledge, taking part in ESL Fantasy for Intel Extreme Masters Katowice could also win you some cool prizes if you place in the top 20, including:

  • 1st place: 6,450 RP and a HyperX Cloud II headset
  • 2nd place: 3,620 RP
  • 3rd place: 1,780 RP
  • 4th to 10th place: 840 RP
  • 11th to 20th place: 400 RP

Click here to check out the rules, full prize list and everything else you need to know about ESL Fantasy at the Intel Extreme Masters World Championship in Katowice.

Sign up for ESL Fantasy here!

ESL coverage

We've produced a lot of content in the leadup up to this year's installment of Intel Extreme Masters Katowice - you can find some of the most interesting articles here.

Stay tuned for our full pre-coverage roundup!

Social media

Here are all the important social media accounts and hashtags to keep an eye on during the event:

You can also find the Twitter accounts of the teams, players and talent linked in their respective sections above!

Are you a StarCraft II or Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fan? Be sure to check out their respective survival guides below: