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Intel Extreme Masters Katowice is now live!

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We’ve been looking forward to the Intel Extreme Masters World Championship in Katowice for months and now it’s finally here! The players, teams and the Intel Extreme Masters crew are ready to bring you four days of unforgettable esports action, so let’s take a look at what you can expect over the next few of days.

LEAGUE OF LEGENDS

Starting on Friday at 13:00 CET, eight League of Legends teams will battle it out on the Rift for the first spot in groups A and B as well as a place in the semifinals on Saturday, followed by the grand finals on Sunday. The full schedule for League of Legends at Intel Extreme Masters Katowice is as follows:

Friday, March 13th
  • 13:00 CET: Group A - Cloud 9 vs. GE Tigers
  • ~14:10 CET: Group A - SK Gaming vs. yoe Flash Wolves
  • ~15:20 CET: Group A - Winner’s match
  • ~16:30 CET: Group A - Elimination match
  • ~17:40 CET: Group B - Gambit Gaming vs. CJ Entus
  • ~18:50 CET: Group B - Team SoloMid vs. Team WE
  • ~20:00 CET: Group B - Winner’s match
  • ~21:10 CET: Group B - Elimination match

Saturday, March 14th
  • 13:00 CET: Group A - Decider match
  • ~14:10 CET: Group B - Decider match
  • ~15:30 CET: Semifinal one
  • ~18:45 CET: Semifinal two

Sunday, March 15th
  • 18:00 CET: Finals

 

STARCRAFT II

The StarCraft II action will begin today at 13:00 CET with FanTaSy versus Rain as the first of four matches followed by another four matches on Friday, the quarter and semifinals on Saturday and the finals on Sunday! The full schedule looks like this:

Thursday, March 12th
  • 13:00 CET: FanTaSy vs. Rain
  • ~14:45 CET: Dark vs. TaeJa
  • ~16:30 CET: Zest vs. hydra
  • ~18:15 CET: INoVation vs. Life

Friday, March 13th
  • 13:00 CET: Maru vs. Patience
  • ~14:45 CET: BByong vs. Solar
  • ~16:30 CET: hero vs. Cure
  • ~18:15 CET: Flash vs. Trap

Saturday, March 14th
  • 13:00 CET: Quarterfinal one
  • ~14:30 CET: Quarterfinal two
  • ~16:00 CET: Quarterfinal three
  • ~17:30 CET: Quarterfinal four
  • ~19:00 CET: Semifinal one
  • ~20:30 CET: Semifinal two
     
Sunday, March 15th
  • 16:00 CET: Finals
 

The Intel Extreme Masters Katowice Twitch.tv hub

Every Intel Extreme Masters event sees partners from all over the world working together to provide the best possible experience for all of our viewers. For Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2015, we will be working together with more partners than ever before to provide you with live streams in 29 different languages! Make sure to check out the hub right here and tune in to the stream of your need!

Survival guides

If you’re looking for more information about the specific events, teams, players or casters, make sure to check out our survival guides for League of Legends, StarCraft II and CS:GO by clicking the links below.
 

ESL Fantasy

Don’t forget to draft your ESL Fantasy teams for League of Legends, StarCraft II and CS:GO for a chance to win some amazing prices! You can find all the information you need on our ESL Fantasy overview page.

Finally, don’t forget to join the conversation on Twitter! You can follow the Intel Extreme Masters account at @IEM and share your tweets using the #IEM hashtag. Enjoy the games!