[3/13 - 3/15] IEM World Championship

Posted on at 4:50 AM by Glyceroll
IEM has wrapped up! Scroll to the bottom of the post for the winner between WE and TSM! ]

This weekend plays host to the IEM World Championship, an international slugfest between teams from the LCS, LCK, LMS, and LPL to ring out the IEM season!
[NOTE: Now that the even is over, there will be spoilers for day three's winners in the post!]

Continue reading for a look at team info, schedules, and VODs once they become available!

( Please be aware that this post WILL BE UPDATED as the action continues throughout the week. VODs and any other pertinent info will be posted once available! )

IEM World Championship

IEM World Championship will pit the top teams and winners of previous IEM competitions in an international showdown to show who is the IEM World Champion in Katowice, Poland! Eight teams total, hailing from NA, EU, China, Korea, and Taiwan, will be competing in a three day double elimination bracket for a chance at winning over $150,000 in prize money.

The initial group stage is a best of one double elimination format. The Semifinals will be best of three and the finals will be a best of five.


For the initial round, the invited teams are divided into two groups. This is only for the preliminary round. 

Group A:
  • Cloud9 [NA]
  • GE Tigers [KR]
  • SK Gaming [EU]
  • yoe Flash Wolves [Taiwan]

Group B:
  • Gambit Gaming [EU]
  • CJ Entus [KR]
  • Team SoloMid  [NA]
  • Team WE [China]



Day 1 - March 13th - Beginning at 5:00 AM PT // 13:00 CET

Group A
Starting at 5:00 AM PT // 13:00 CET

Cloud 9 vs. GE Tigers

SK Gaming vs. yoe Flash Wolves 

Winners Match
SK Gaming vs.  GE Tigers
 (Winners of previous two games)

Elimination Match
C9 vs Yoe Flash Wolves
(Losers of previous two games)

Group B
Starting at 10:00 AM PT // 18:00 CET

Gambit Gaming vs CJ Entus

Team SoloMid vs Team WE

Winners Match
TSM vs CJ Entus
 (Winners of previous two games)

Elimination Match 
Gambit Gaming vs Team WE
(Losers of previous two games)

Day 2 - March 14th - Beginning at 5:00 AM PT // 13:00 CET

TBD - Post will be updated after day 1

Group A Decider Match
SK Gaming vs Yoe Flash Wolves

Group B Decider Match
CJ Entus vs Team WE

Semifinals #1 - Bo3
GE Tigers vs Team WE

Semifinals #2 - Bo3
TSM vs yoe Flash Wolves

Day 3 - March 15th - Beginning at 10:00 AM PT // 18:00 CET

Finals - Bo5
Team SoloMid vs Team WE


Check out the IEM website for more info on this weekend's event!

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