After Katowice, Intel Extreme Masters is back at Sydney, Australia. The tournament started from May 1st and will go on till the 6th May 2018. It is one of the biggest eSports tournament for all the professional teams and gamers all around the world.
IEM Sydney 2018 features best 16 CS: GO teams battling together to win the title and emerge as the winner. The tournament has the total prize pool of $250,000.
Intel Extreme Masters, Sydney 2018 Format
The group stage of the tournament is currently underplaying and all its matches can be enjoyed on Twitch Stream. Its group stage has two double-elimination formats.
- Each group will feature 8 teams.
- The group stage will be seeded based on ESL CS: GO World Rankings.
- Top three teams from each group will proceed to the playoffs
- Group stage winners will move on to the Semifinals
- Group stage runners-up will advance to the Quarterfinals (High Seeds)
- Group stage 3rd place teams will proceed to the Quarterfinals (Low Seeds)
PlayOffs for IEM Sydney 2018 will take place from the 4th May- 6th May 2018
1) PlayOffs will feature Single Elimination Bracket
2) The Quarterfinals and Semifinals will be best of 3
3) Grand final will be Best of 5
List of Teams Participating in the IEM Sydney 2018
- FaZe Clan
- SK Gaming
- G2 Esports
- NRG Esports
- MVP PK
- Grayhound Gaming
- Chiefs eSports Club
- Legacy Esports
Pool Prize Distribution Intel Extreme Masters Sydney, 2018
Total Prize Pool: $250,000 USD
How to Watch Intel Extreme Masters Sydney 2018 Live Online
http://live.intelextrememasters.com/ – Go this stream
Intel Extreme Masters Sydney 2018 Group Stage Results-Day 1
Group A Results
Group B Results