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Intel Extreme Masters Season XV - World Championship

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[e][h]Intel Extreme Masters XV - World Championship
League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Type:
Offline
Location:
Poland Katowice (Tentative)
Venue:
Studio Environment
Teams:
24
Prize Pool:
$1,000,000 USD
Start Date:
2021-02-16
End Date:
2021-02-28
Liquipedia Tier:
ESL Pro Tour Tier:
Masters Championship Masters Champ.
Links
Maps
Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train • Vertigo

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

Primary Broadcast[edit]
  • Stage Host:
    • TBA
  • Desk Host:
    • TBA
  • Analyst:
    • TBA
  • Commentator:
    • TBA
  • Interviewer:
    • TBA
  • Observer:
    • TBA
Secondary Broadcast[edit]
  • Commentator:
    • TBA
  • Observer:
    • TBA

Format[edit]

  • Play-In:
    • Double-Elimination bracket
      • Opening matches are Bo1
      • All following matches are Bo3
    • The top eight teams advanced to the Group Stage

  • 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]

$1,000,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Directly Qualified Teams[edit]

1 January 8th - FURIA Esports bench Brazil HEN1. [2]
2 January 13th - FURIA Esports acquire United States Junior from Triumph. [3]

Play-In Teams[edit]

1 January 8th - Fnatic bench Sweden flusha. [4]
2 January 12th - Fnatic sign Sweden Jackinho. [5]
1 December 22nd - Team Liquid bench Canada Twistzz by mutual agreement. [6]
2 January 9th - Team Liquid acquire Brazil FalleN from MIBR. [7]
1 January 1st - Chaos Esports Club release their lineup. Additionally, United States vanity retires from professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. [8][9]
1 January 15th - BOOM Esports' lineup is acquired by MIBR. MIBR sign Brazil danoco [10]
1 January 9th - Germany tow b steps down from the team, Germany DuDe is promoted to head coach. [11]
1 December 28th - Cloud9 part ways with Serbia kassad. [12]
TBD
1 TBD 
2 TBD 
3 TBD 
4 TBD 
5 TBD 
Illuminar Gaming
Notes
1 TBD 
2 TBD 
3 TBD 
4 TBD 
5 TBD 
1 December 23rd - Illuminar Gaming transfer list their lineup. [13]

Results[edit]

Play-In[edit]

Upper Bracket Round 1
Upper Bracket Round 2
Qualified
Lower Bracket Round 1
Lower Bracket Round 2
Qualified

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 B 1st Place
Grand Final

Showmatch[edit]

Participants[edit]

TBD
1 TBD 
2 TBD 
3 TBD 
4 TBD 
5 TBD 
TBD
1 TBD 
2 TBD 
3 TBD 
4 TBD 
5 TBD 

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Commentator:
    • TBA

Format[edit]

Results[edit]

TBD TBD -- TBD TBD

Prize Pool[edit]

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

Primary
LanguageEnglish SpeakingRussia
Streams
Secondary
LanguageEnglish SpeakingRussia
Streams

Previews[edit]

Conclusions[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Videos and Photos[edit]

Galleries[edit]

Highlights[edit]

Side Content[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "CS:GO Roster Update – December 2020". G2 Esports. 2020-12-07.
  2. FURIA Esports (2021-01-08). "Following a request made by HEN1, the player will now be free to seek for new options alongside his brother and will remain on the bench while this process lasts".
  3. FURIA Esports (2021-01-13). "O junin ta on! BEM-VINDO À FURIA, @1juniorcs! " [Junior is on! Welcome to FURIA, @1juniorcs!] (in Brazil Portuguese).
  4. Fnatic (2021-01-08). "Robin "@flusha" Rönnquist has been transferred to the inactive roster of our CS:GO team".
  5. Fnatic (2021-01-12). "@Jackinhocs joins Fnatic CS:GO.".
  6. Team Liquid (2020-12-22). "From a starry-eyed kid to a Grand Slam Title, @Twistzz has had quite the run and we're excited to see what he does next".
  7. Team Liquid (2021-01-09). "A man who needs no intro. Welcome to Liquid, @FalleNCS!".
  8. Chaos Esports Club (2020-12-03). "Due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, our ability to support our rosters and incredible players behind them has reached its limit".
  9. vanity (2020-01-01). "This won’t come as a surprise, but I’ll be transitioning to VALORANT full time".
  10. MIBR (2021-01-15). "2021. Contra todos. " [2021. Against the world.] (in Brazil Portuguese).
  11. "CS:GO Update – Tobias “tow b” Herberhold steps down". BIG. 2021-01-09.
  12. Cloud9 (2020-12-28). "Today we're sad to announce that #C9CSGO is parting ways with our Head Coach @kassad".
  13. Illuminar Gaming (2020-12-23). "Ogłoszenie odnośnie dywizji CS:GO! " [Announcement about the CS: GO division!] (in Poland Polish).