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Intel Extreme Masters Season XVI - Summer

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[e][h]Intel Extreme Masters XVI - Summer
League Information
Organizer:
Type:
Online
Location:
Europe Europe
Teams:
16
Prize Pool:
$250,000 USD
Start Date:
2021-06-03
End Date:
2021-06-13
Liquipedia Tier:
ESL Pro Tour Tier:
Masters Masters

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

Primary Broadcast[edit]
  • Desk Host:
  • Analysts:
    • Serbia YNk (Janko Paunović)
    • Serbia kassad (Aleksandar Trifunović)
    • Switzerland Maniac (Mathieu Quiquerez)
  • Interviewer:
  • Observer:
Secondary Broadcast[edit]
  • Observer:
    • TBA

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage: June 3rd - 6th, 2021
    • Two double-elimination format (GSL) Groups
      • Each group has eight teams
      • The initial matches are Bo1
      • All following 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: June 11th - 13th, 2021
    • Single-elimination bracket
    • The Quarterfinals & Semifinals are Bo3
    • The Grand Final is Bo5

Prize Pool[edit]

$250,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Circuit Points
Place ESL Pro Tour Pro Tour BLAST Premier Circuit BLAST Premier
A11st 1000 pts 2400 pts
A22nd 750 pts 1200 pts
A3A43rd - 4th 535 pts 750 pts
A5A65th - 6th 350 pts 300 pts
A7A87th - 8th 200 pts 150 pts
A9B39th - 12th 100 pts -
B4B713th - 16th - -

Participants[edit]

Astralis
Notes
1Denmark dupreeh
2Denmark Xyp9x
3Denmark gla1ve
4Denmark Magisk
5Denmark Bubzkji
CDenmark zonic
1 April 23rd - Denmark dev1ce is acquired by Ninjas in Pyjamas. [1]
Evil Geniuses
Notes
1United States Brehze
2Bulgaria CeRq
3Canada stanislaw
4United States oBo
5Poland MICHU
1 June 2nd - Evil Geniuses bench Brazil zews by mutual agreement. [2]
Fnatic
Notes
1Sweden KRIMZ
2Sweden JW
3Sweden Brollan
4Sweden Golden
5Sweden Jackinho
CSweden Samuelsson
1 April 22nd - Fnatic sign Sweden Peppzor. [3]
Ninjas in Pyjamas
Notes
1Sweden REZ
2Sweden Plopski
3Sweden hampus
4Denmark dev1ce
5Sweden LNZ
CSweden THREAT
1 April 23rd - Ninjas in Pyjamas acquire Denmark dev1ce from Astralis as Sweden nawwk is placed on the transfer list. [1]
2 June 1st - Ninjas in Pyjamas move Sweden ztr back to Young Ninjas. The team will trial Sweden LNZ for this event. [4]
1 April 26th - Imperial Esports bench Brazil piria while the organization investigate a potential VAC banned account. [5]
2 April 28th - Brazil fer joins Imperial Esports as a stand-in. [6]
3 April 29th - Brazil piria returns to the starting lineup after being cleared of his potential VAC banned account. [7]
4 May 19th - Imperial Esports bench Brazil piria and sign Brazil peacemaker as coach. [8]
5 May 31st - Brazil fnx is acquired by Paquetá Gaming. [9]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Upper Bracket Round 1
Gambit Esports
16
June 3, 2021 - 12:00 CEST
1611
5
46
2
Sprout
6
Team Vitality
16
June 3, 2021 - 12:00 CEST
168
8
78
1
Complexity
8
Astralis
7
June 3, 2021 - 13:10 CEST
75
2
1016
6
FunPlus Phoenix
16
Extra Salt
1
June 3, 2021 - 13:10 CEST
11
0
1416
2
G2 Esports
16
Upper Bracket Round 2
Gambit Esports
0
June 3, 2021 - 16:45 CEST
137
6
816
8
84
4
1116
5
 
 
 
 
Team Vitality
2
FunPlus Phoenix
1
June 3, 2021 - 19:55 CEST
168
8
712
5
137
6
816
8
104
6
1116
5
G2 Esports
2
Upper Bracket Round 3
Team Vitality
0
June 6, 2021 - 16:55 CEST
1410
4
516
11
106
4
916
7
 
 
 
 
G2 Esports
2
Proceed to Playoffs
G2 Esports
Team Vitality
Lower Bracket Round 1
Sprout
0
June 3, 2021 - 16:45 CEST
1751
101
21019
25
146
8
916
7
 
 
 
 
Complexity
2
Astralis
2
June 3, 2021 - 19:55 CEST
167
9
810
2
1610
6
59
4
 
 
 
 
Extra Salt
0
Lower Bracket Round 2
FunPlus Phoenix
1
June 4, 2021 - 16:45 CEST
19113
41
0415
011
138
5
716
9
105
5
1016
6
Complexity
2
Gambit Esports
2
June 4, 2021 - 21:10 CEST
169
7
68
2
1610
6
57
2
 
 
 
 
Astralis
0
Lower Bracket Round 3
Complexity
1
June 5, 2021 - 21:10 CEST
76
1
916
7
1610
6
58
3
146
8
916
7
Gambit Esports
2
Gambit Esports

Group B[edit]

Upper Bracket Round 1
Heroic
16
June 3, 2021 - 14:20 CEST
169
7
68
2
Imperial Esports
8
Evil Geniuses
16
June 3, 2021 - 14:20 CEST
1610
6
59
4
Team Spirit
9
Ninjas in Pyjamas
9
June 3, 2021 - 15:30 CEST
97
2
816
8
OG
16
Fnatic
10
June 3, 2021 - 15:30 CEST
102
8
1316
3
Virtus.pro
16
Upper Bracket Round 2
Heroic
1
June 4, 2021 - 17:05 CEST
1771
81
2819
27
164
12
1114
3
135
8
1016
6
Evil Geniuses
2
OG
2
June 4, 2021 - 20:45 CEST
167
9
810
2
1611
5
411
7
 
 
 
 
Virtus.pro
0
Upper Bracket Round 3
Evil Geniuses
1
June 6, 2021 - 13:30 CEST
167
9
814
6
63
3
1216
4
55
0
1016
6
OG
2
Proceed to Playoffs
OG
Evil Geniuses
Lower Bracket Round 1
Imperial Esports
0
June 4, 2021 - 13:30 CEST
44
0
1116
5
33
0
1216
4
 
 
 
 
Team Spirit
2
Ninjas in Pyjamas
2
June 4, 2021 - 13:30 CEST
1610
6
510
5
87
1
816
8
165
11
1013
3
Fnatic
1
Lower Bracket Round 2
Virtus.pro
2
June 5, 2021 - 16:45 CEST
116
5
916
7
1612
4
39
6
1951
103
21017
05
Team Spirit
1
Heroic
0
June 5, 2021 - 13:30 CEST
17110
42
3419
111
76
1
916
7
 
 
 
 
Ninjas in Pyjamas
2
Lower Bracket Round 3
Virtus.pro
2
June 6, 2021 - 20:00 CEST
147
7
816
8
1610
6
511
6
1614
2
14
3
Ninjas in Pyjamas
1
Virtus.pro

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
Evil Geniuses
0
June 11, 2021 - 20:00 CEST
107
3
816
8
115
6
1016
6
 
 
 
 
Gambit Esports
2
Team Vitality
2
June 11, 2021 - 16:45 CEST
169
7
610
4
1612
4
35
2
 
 
 
 
Virtus.pro
0
Semifinals
G2 Esports
June 12, 2021 - 20:00 CEST
Gambit Esports
OG
1
June 12, 2021 - 16:45 CEST
1960
94
0917
26
97
2
816
8
 
 
 
 
Team Vitality
1
Grand Final
TBD
TBD
June 13, 2021 - 16:00 CEST

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

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Previews[edit]

Conclusions[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Highlights[edit]

Side Content[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "NIP dev1ce". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2021-04-23.
  2. zews (2021-06-02). "Regarding recent news...".
  3. Clement Murphy (2021-04-22). "The Future of Fnatic CS:GO". Fnatic.
  4. "Flashpoint success shows our academy project is working". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2021-06-01.
  5. Imperial Esports (2021-04-26). "COMUNICADO OFICIAL - @piriajrcs movido para o banco de reservas" [OFFICIAL STATEMENT - @piriajrcs moved to the bench] (in Brazil Portuguese).
  6. Imperial Esports (2021-04-28). "Ele chegou para dar o sangue nos próximos eventos, seja bem-vindo rei do rush @fer" [He is here to sweat blood on the next events, welcome rush king @fer] (in Brazil Portuguese).
  7. piria (2021-04-29). "FUI LIBERADO POSSO JOGAR OS CAMPS DA VALVE" [I AM RELEASED I CAN PLAY VALVE TOURNAMENTS] (in Brazil Portuguese).
  8. Imperial Esports (2021-05-19). "Seja bem vindo @peacemaker...@piriajrcs foi movido para o banco" [Welcome @peacemaker...@piriajrcs is moved to the bench] (in Brazil Portuguese).
  9. Paquetá Gaming (2021-05-31). "A ansiedade era grande... MAS AGORA É OFICIAL!" [The anxiety was great... BUT NOW IT'S OFFICIAL!] (in Brazil Portuguese).