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The top ten StarCraft II plays from Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2016

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32 players, four days, US$150,000 and a whole lot of amazing performances! The Intel Extreme Masters StarCraft II World Championship and WCS Winter Championship in Katowice was an incredible tournament with thrilling matches and non-stop action throughout.

It’s definitely difficult to pick our favorite plays but we’ve selected ten of our top picks below - enjoy!

He got a tank with reapers!

HE GOT A TANK WITH REAPERS! Polt takes the series over Dayshi 3-0! #IEM #WCS

Posted by Intel Extreme Masters on Thursday, March 3, 2016

A lot can happen in 0.2 seconds

MaSa is just punishing Snute

MaSa is just punishing Snute in game two! We're back on even terms, 1-1! #IEM #WCS

Posted by Intel Extreme Masters on Friday, March 4, 2016

Hydra puts an end to Neeb’s comeback

Hydra puts an end to Neeb's comeback! The Zerg prevails with 3-2 and moves on to the quarterfinals! #IEM #WCS

Posted by Intel Extreme Masters on Friday, March 4, 2016

FireCake springs the trap

FireCake SPRINGS THE TRAP! #IEM #WCS

Posted by Intel Extreme Masters on Friday, March 4, 2016

Those poor drones

Those poor drones! Well that was a quick one by Hydra! It's 2-1 in his favor now. #IEM #WCS

Posted by Intel Extreme Masters on Friday, March 4, 2016

There is such a thing as too much Hydra!

THAT'S JUST TOO MUCH! Elazer falls 1-3 to Hydra to close out day three of #StarCraft2! #IEM #WCS

Posted by Intel Extreme Masters on Friday, March 4, 2016

What an intense clash!

WHAT AN INTENSE CLASH! #IEM #WCS

Posted by Intel Extreme Masters on Saturday, March 5, 2016

Amazing splits against banelings by Snute

AMAZING SPLITS BY SNUTE! #IEM #WCS

Posted by Intel Extreme Masters on Saturday, March 5, 2016

Godlike fungals

UTTER DESTRUCTION BY SNUTE! THOSE FUNGALS! He's not out of this yet! #IEM #WCS

Posted by Intel Extreme Masters on Saturday, March 5, 2016

For the complete rundown of the Intel Extreme Masters World Championship in StarCraft II check out the official website, and be sure to follow ESL StarCraft on Twitter and Facebook for all the latest coverage.