IEM Season VI

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The Intel Extreme Masters is ESL's flagship competition sponsored by Intel. IEM is a huge tournament spanning many months and individual competitions culminating in the Global Championships. While each year the games played changes, for Season VI, League of Legends will be played alongside Counter Strike 1.6 and Starcraft 2. Tournaments involved in the IEM range from small online qualifiers with $100 prizes to huge live events giving away upwards of 5 figure cash prizes to the winners of major events.


Season VI features five Global Challenges and a World Championship. Each Global Challenge's League of Legends tournament will feature 8 qualified teams.

Season VI:

Finals / World Championship:

Prize Pool - Winner

The total prize pool for Season VI is $ 228,000 USD, spread between various games and events as follows:

Event Prize Pool Winner
Global Challenge Cologne $ 32,000 Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.pngCLG Prime
Global Challenge Guangzhou $ 32,000 Welogo std.pngTeam WE
Global Challenge New York $ 32,000 Fnaticlogo std.pngFnatic
Global Challenge Kiev $ 32,000 Moscow Fivelogo std.pngMoscow Five
World Championship $ 100,000 Moscow Fivelogo std.pngMoscow Five

Qualifying Leaderboard

Teams in Green are highest ranked in their region (qualified).
Teams in Blue have finished top 2 in an IEM (qualified).
Teams in Brown are qualified based on points.
#1 United States Counter Logic Gaming 180
#2 Europe SK Gaming 150
#3 United States Team SoloMid 140
#4 Europe FnaticRC 135
#5 Russia Moscow Five 90
- China Team WE 90
#7 United States Dignitas 60
#8 France Sypher 55
#9 France Millenium 40
#10 United States Curse Gaming 30
#11 China EHome 25
- China Invictus Gaming 25
#13 Germany Team ALTERNATE 15
#14 France Against All Authority 15
- United States v8 Esports 10
- Germany myRevenge 10
- Poland Frag eXecutors 10
- Ukraine White Lotus 10
- Hong Kong CrossGaming 10
- Singapore Flash 10

Tournament Info

  • One highest ranked team or player from each of the three Intel Extreme Masters regions (the Americas, Europe and Africa, Asia and Oceania) will be invited to the World Championship.
  • The top 2 teams or players from every Intel Extreme Masters Global Challenge will be invited to the World Championship.
  • The remaining World Championship slots will go to the highest ranked teams or players in the season.
  • Global Challenges
  • The Counter-Strike 1.6 and League of Legends tournaments in every Global Challenge will each feature 8 teams, while every StarCraft II Global Challenge will have 16 participants.
  • World Championship
  • The Intel Extreme Masters World Championship will feature 12 Counter-Strike 1.6 teams, 12 League of Legends teams and 24 StarCraft II players.

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