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Intel Extreme Masters San Jose is live!

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Johannes Schiefer
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The Intel Extreme Masters San Jose main event is officially underway and we have a stacked schedule ahead. The open bracket portion of the StarCraft II competition is finished and we are now right in the middle of the group stage action. Meanwhile, the League of Legends teams have had time to get settled into San Jose and are now ready to show off their skills.

League of Legends

This weekend, starting at 12:00 PST on both Saturday and Sunday, the SAP Center will host the League of Legends elimination bracket, with matchups to be as follows:

Saturday, December 6th
  • 12:00 to 15:00 PST: Unicorns of Love vs. Lyon Gaming
  • 15:00 to 18:00 PST: paiN Gaming vs. Cloud 9
  • 18:00 to 21:00 PST: Team SoloMid vs. Unicorns of Love



Sunday, December 7th
  • 12:00 to 15:00 PST: Alliance vs. Cloud 9
  • 15:00 to 16:00 PST: Celebrity ARAM showmatch
  • 16:00 PST: Grand finals

Tune in to League of Legends at Intel Extreme Masters San Jose here!

StarCraft II

On the other big stage, the StarCraft II pros will play out their final group stage matches before kicking off the thrilling knockout rounds.

Saturday, December 6th
  • 12:00 to ~21:00 PST: Group stage elimination matches



Sunday, December 7th
  • 12:00 to 15:20 PST: Quarterfinals
  • 15:20 to 18:40 PST: Semifinals
  • 19:00 PST: Grand finals

Tune in to StarCraft II at Intel Extreme Masters San Jose here!

The full schedule for both League of Legends and StarCraft II can be found here.

Survival guides

For a complete roundup of all the key information on players, fantasy leagues, interviews and other coverage, make sure to check out our handy game-specific survival guides:

Intel Extreme Masters San Jose giveaway


Click here to enter the awesome Intel Extreme Masters San Jose giveaway and win amazing prizes from ESL, HyperX, ROCCAT and Gigabyte!

Be sure to stay in touch on social media throughout the event via @IEM, @ESL and the #IEM hashtag!