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Get ready for IEM PyeongChang - introducing the tournament bracket and schedule!

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IEM PyeongChang will take place on February 5-7, and will feature StarCraft’s II own stand-alone esports tournament ahead of the Olympic Winter Games 2018. 18 top players from around the world will compete for a US$156,000 prize pool on a one-of-a-kind esports stage.

Bracket

Five Protoss, four Terran, and nine Zerg players are in the running for this tournament trophy, and they will begin the battle in the following bracket:

  • Elazer vs. Nice
  • Stephano vs. Zest
  • Cham/Scarlett vs. TIME
  • eGGz vs. Serral
  • Kelazhur vs. HeRoMaRinE
  • DnS vs. sOs
  • Probe vs. Bly
  • Demi vs. SpeCial/Panda


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Prize pool distribution

Total US$156,000

  • 1st place: US$50,000
  • 2nd place: US$25,000
  • 3-4th place: US$12,500
  • 5-8th placE: US$6,500
  • 9-18th place: US$3,000

Schedule

All times are in KST.

Monday, February 5 (two streams)

All matches are bo5.

  • 12:00 -  Round of 18 Match #1 and Round of 18 Match #2
  • 13:30 -  Round of 16 Match #1 and Round of 16 Match #2
  • 15:00 -  Round of 16 Match #3 and Round of 16 Match #4
  • 16:30 -  Round of 16 Match #5 and Round of 16 Match #6
  • 18:00 -  Round of 16 Match #7 and Round of 16 Match #8

Tuesday, February 6

All matches are bo5.

  • 12:00 -  Quarterfinal #1
  • 13:30 -  Quarterfinal #2
  • 15:00 -  Quarterfinal #3
  • 16:30 - Quarterfinal #4

Wednesday, February 7

Semifinals are bo5. Grand final is bo7.

  • 12:00 -  Semifinal #1
  • 13:30 -  Semifinal #2
  • 15:00 -  Grand Final

Tune in!

All of the matches will be streamed over at twitch.tv/esl_sc2 and twitch.tv/esl_sc2b, so be sure to join us for this special event! For all updates, follow IEM on Twitter and Facebook.