News Archive

23.06.2017 22:01 (Cat: Oakland)

The Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney champions are returning to Oakland!

SK gaming take another shot at the Oakland title after finishing second last year.


23.06.2017 21:04 (Cat: Oakland)

The ESL Pro League Season 5 champions are coming to take Oakland!

G2 Esports will once again compete at our Bay Area event.


23.06.2017 20:47 (Cat: Oakland)

Tickets to IEM Oakland 2017 are on sale now!

Join us at the Oracle Arena for two days of top-tier CS:GO at IEM Oakland 2017


22.06.2017 17:59 (Cat: Oakland)

Intel® Extreme Masters World Champions return! - Astralis headline IEM Oakland!

Astralis on the hunt for their 3rd title of 2017!


22.06.2017 17:59 (Cat: Oakland)

Back to back Intel® Extreme Masters finalists FaZe Clan return to Oakland 2017!

The hunt continues for FaZe who look to clinch their first IEM trophy!


22.06.2017 17:58 (Cat: Oakland)

Brace yourself, Oakland, Intel® Extreme Masters is coming back to the Bay Area!

Intel® Extreme Masters Oakland returns to the West Coast for the 4th year!


12.06.2017 18:25 (Cat: IEM, Announcement, Announcement, New York 2017, Cologne 2017)

Intel and ESL announce biggest multi-event deal in esports history

Introducing Intel as ESL’s Global Technical Partner for all amateur and pro tournaments, as well as the brand-new $1,000,000 Intel Grand Slam for CS:GO.


30.05.2017 10:26 (Cat: Season 12, Shanghai)

Intel® Extreme Masters returns with its 34th StarCraft® II event to be hosted in Shanghai

IEM heads back to China where the very best SC2 players will compete for their share of a $25,000 prize pool and WCS points


17.05.2017 08:35 (Cat: Sydney)

Inaugural Intel® Extreme Masters in Sydney attracts 7,000 fans on each event day, nearly 8 million unique viewers online

Intel Extreme Masters, the longest-running global pro gaming circuit in the world, celebrated the start of its 12th season with the first-ever event on the Australian continent. IEM Sydney was played out on May 6 -7, when the world's best teams in Counter Strike: Global Offensive took to the stage at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney's Olympic Park. Over 7,000 fans on each of the event days filled the stadium, and nearly 8 million unique viewers tuned into the online broadcast. An exciting group stag


07.05.2017 13:18 (Cat: Sydney)

The Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney champions have been crowned!

See how the grand final of IEM Sydney unfolded.


06.05.2017 14:00 (Cat: Sydney)

Welcome SK Gaming and FaZe Clan to the Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney grand finals!

See how the semifinals of IEM Sydney unfolded.


04.05.2017 15:42 (Cat: Sydney)

The playoffs teams for Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney have been determined!

See how day two matches unfolded and which teams are heading to the Qudos Bank Arena to continue the battle for the IEM Sydney championship.


03.05.2017 17:20 (Cat: Sydney)

SK Gaming reign supreme on day one of Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney!

See how the first matches of IEM Sydney unfolded.


28.04.2017 07:16 (Cat: Sydney)

The Sydney 8 - Will OpTic’s GreenWall stand strong at Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney?

Despite facing roster difficulties, OpTic’s recent LAN results have been optimistic. Will they surprise at IEM Sydney?


20.04.2017 08:47 (Cat: Sydney)

The Sydney 8 - Can the home crowd favorites Renegades make their fans proud?

The most known Australian team will try to make a stand on their home turf. But can they manage to upset the EU and NA favorites?


19.04.2017 10:16 (Cat: Sydney)

Meet the broadcast team to bring you all the action live from IEM Sydney!

These are the faces and voices to relay and analyse everything happening at Australia’s first esports stadium event.


19.04.2017 09:58 (Cat: Sydney)

Acer joins Intel Extreme Masters Sydney as official Desktop PC and Notebook sponsor

Players and fans alike can look forward to experiencing the official systems by Acer!


19.04.2017 07:59 (Cat: Sydney)

The Sydney 8 - Will we hear the North roar at Intel® Extreme Masters?

North finished in the top 8 at IEM World Championship Katowice. Can they make it to the very top in Sydney?


18.04.2017 20:45 (Cat: Sydney)

HyperX once again joins forces with Intel® Extreme Masters for Season 12!

HyperX will once again be the peripheral and memory partner for IEM throughout Season 12.


13.04.2017 13:46 (Cat: Sydney)

SPUNJ: “Having an event of this scale on our door step is huge for the scene”

We spoke with Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill about esports in Australia leading up to IEM Sydney.


12.04.2017 01:48 (Cat: Sydney)

League of Legends joins the Community Stage at IEM Sydney!

Watch some of your favourite pro League of Legends players battle on the Community Stage at Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney


10.04.2017 14:21 (Cat: Sydney)

Chiefs Esports Club over Tainted Minds in the Oceania qualifier leading towards IEM Sydney

The eighth and final team for the CS:GO tournament has been determined.


07.04.2017 08:29 (Cat: Sydney)

The Sydney 8 - nine months without a title, will SK Gaming return to the top at Intel® Extreme Masters in Australia?

SK Gaming, once the best team in the world, have not won a tournament since ESL One Cologne 2016. Can they break this streak at IEM Sydney?


06.04.2017 07:48 (Cat: Sydney)

The Sydney 8 - Can Astralis keep their momentum going?

Current Major and IEM World Champions are the number favorite to take the victory at Sydney. Can they clinch two IEM trophies in a row?


06.04.2017 02:01 (Cat: Sydney)

Announcing SMITE at the IEM Sydney Community Stage!

Join us at IEM Sydney to watch your favourite professional SMITE players play at the Community Stage!


04.04.2017 00:09 (Cat: Sydney)

What’s good in the IEM Sydney Goodie Bag

We had some fun with our April Fools' IEM Sydney goodie bag—now it’s time to find out what’s in the real thing!


03.04.2017 10:41 (Cat: Sydney)

Only two remain in the running - catching up on the ANZ qualifier for IEM Sydney

After two days of matches, two teams remain in the closed qualifier for IEM Sydney. Check out how the matches so far went down.


31.03.2017 11:50 (Cat: Sydney)

Welcome Vici Gaming to IEM Sydney! Our Chinese qualifier recap

After hard fought matches in the Chinese qualifier, Vici Gaming secure a lot at IEM Sydney.


30.03.2017 21:57 (Cat: Sydney)

Celebrate esports at Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney - announcing the Community

Multiple esports titles played on stage and a free-play area for all - join us at the Community stage at IEM Sydney.


28.03.2017 20:00 (Cat: Sydney)

The Sydney 8 - can Katowice finalists FaZe claim their first LAN tournament win?

A closer look at the runner-ups of IEM Katowice who are rising to be at the very top of the CS:GO scene.