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Intel Extreme Masters Season VII

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The Intel Extreme Masters is ESL's flagship competition sponsored by Intel. IEM is a huge tournament spanning many months and individual competitions culminating in the Global Championships. While each year the games played changes, for Season VII, Starcraft 2 will be played alongside League of Legends. Tournaments involved in the IEM range from small online qualifiers with $100 prizes to huge live events giving away upwards of 5 figure cash prizes to the winners of major events.


Season VII features a number of Global Challenges and a World Championship.

Season VII:

IEM Global Challenge Guangzhou was cancelled due to a flareup in tensions between China and Japan because of a territorial dispute.[1][2]

Finals / World Championship:

Prize Pool[edit]

Qualifying Leaderboard for World Championship[edit]

Players in Green are highest ranked in their region (qualified).
Players in Blue have finished top 2 in an IEM or top 1 in a HSC (qualified).
Players in Brown are qualified based on points.

Tournament Info[edit]


The ESL has not yet released any updated rules for IEM season 7, though the Season 6 rulebook is still available. Newer editions will likely be made accessible here.

External Links[edit]


  1. "Intel Extreme Masters China cancelled" (Press release). Intel Extreme Masters. 18 September 2012. Retrieved 18 September 2012. "Due to the cancellation of the Anime Comics and Games show in Guangzhou, China, we regret to inform that the Intel Extreme Masters China tournament will not take place"
  2. Michael "Zechs_" Radford (18 September 2012). "IEM China gets cancelled". Retrieved 18 September 2012.