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Intel Extreme Masters Season XV - Melbourne


[e][h]Intel Extreme Masters XV - Melbourne
League Information
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
Australia Melbourne
Venue:
Rod Laver Arena
(Playoffs)
Teams:
16
Prize Pool:
$250,000 USD
Start Date:
2021-08-12
End Date:
2021-08-22
Liquipedia Tier:
ESL Pro Tour Tier:
Masters Masters
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Intel Extreme Masters XV - Melbourne was to be the first stop in the 15th season of IEM with the playoffs being held in the Rod Laver Arena; the tournament was to feature 16 teams competing for a share of the $300,000 USD prize pool as well as the opportunity of another tournament win towards the third season of the Intel Grand Slam. The event was postponed to 2021 due to the concern over COVID-19 on May 5th. [1]

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  • Desk Host:
    • TBA
  • Analyst:
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  • Commentator:
    • TBA
  • Interviewer:
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  • Observer:
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  • Commentator:
    • TBA
  • Observer:
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Format[edit]

  • Group Stage:
    • Two double-elimination format (GSL) Groups
      • Each group has eight teams
      • Seeded using TBA Rankings
      • All matches are Bo3
    • The top three teams from each group advance to the Playoffs:
      • Group stage winners advance to the Semifinals
      • Group stage runners-up advance to the Quarterfinals as the High Seeds
      • Group stage 3rd place teams advance to the Quarterfinals as the Low Seeds

  • Playoffs:
    • Single-elimination bracket
    • The Quarterfinals & Semifinals are Bo3
    • The Grand Final is Bo5

Prize Pool[edit]

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Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Upper Bracket Round 1
Upper Bracket Round 2
Upper Bracket Round 3
Proceed to Playoffs
Lower Bracket Round 1
Lower Bracket Round 2
Lower Bracket Round 3

Group B[edit]

Upper Bracket Round 1
Upper Bracket Round 2
Upper Bracket Round 3
Proceed to Playoffs
Lower Bracket Round 1
Lower Bracket Round 2
Lower Bracket Round 3

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
 Group B 2nd Place
 Group A 3rd Place
 Group A 2nd Place
 Group B 3rd Place
Semifinals
 Group A 1st Place
 Group A 1st Place
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August 21, 2021 - 15:00 AEST
 Group B 1st Place
 Group B 1st Place
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August 21, 2021 - 19:50 AEST
Grand Final
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August 22, 2021 - 15:00 AEST

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  • Commentator:
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