IEM World Championship Day 3 Recap

Posted on at 7:40 AM by Seranaya
We have finally arrived at the Intel Extreme Masters World Championship and I can't wait for games to begin! There are a fantastic four days of games to be watched and I'm here to tell you all about it.
Continue reading for information about the tournament, scheduling, and stream info.

Hosted in Hanover, Germany, this tournament has two stages. The group stage has round robin, best of one matches. The 1st place team out of the group stage advances to the semi-finals, while the 2nd and 3rd place teams advance to the quarterfinals. Once we move to the bracket stage it switches to a single elimination, best of three tournament. The finals are best of five. This tournament is hosted by sjokz and ReDeYe and casted by Joe Miller, Deman, and ButButButILY. They will have an experts desk that includes Jarett Cale, Panky, and qu1ksh0t.

This tournament has a prize pool split as follows:
  • 1st: $50,000
  • 2nd: $25,000
  • 3rd/4th: $13,500
  • 5th/6th: $6,900
  • 7th/8th: $5,900
  • 9th/10th: $5,700
  • 11th/12th: $5,500
On to the teams! This time around has a really fantastic lineup that is sure to put out some amazing matches. The participants are as follows:
  • Gambit Gaming
  • MeetYourMakers
  • Fnatic
  • SK Gaming
  • Anexis eSports
  • Evil Geniuses
  • Millenium
  • SK Telecom T1
  • Incredible Miracle
  • CJ Entus Blaze
  • CJ Entus Frost
  • paiN Gaming
Now the most important information, when can you watch!? I've got you covered with the four day event. The VODs for each game will be posted underneath the schedule, so be sure to check back!
Day 1

VODs (When available)
paiN vs GG   |   CJ Blaze vs IM   |   paiN vs IM   |   [M] vs Fnatic   |   CJ Blaze vs Fnatic

Day 2

VODs (When available)

Day 3

VODs
CJ Entus Frost vs Millenium Game 1 | Game 2
CJ Entus Blaze vs Anexis Game 1 | Game 2
Gambit Gaming vs CJ Entus Frost Game 1 | Game 2 | Game 3

Day 4

VODs
SKT T1 vs CJ Blaze Game 1 | Game 2
CJ Frost vs CJ Entus Blaze Game 1 | Game 2 | Game 3 | Game 4

I can't wait, and I'm sure you can't either. Be sure to check back over the week to this post for updated information as well as VODs. The stream will be run through the IEM website.

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