Intel Extreme Masters Season XII
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.
Season XII features a number of Global Challenges and a World Championship. Four IEM events have been announced for Season XII, two of them including a StarCraft II tournament.
- IEM Sydney (2017-05-06 – 2017-05-07) - This event will not host a StarCraft II tournament 
- IEM Shanghai (2017-07-27 – 2017-07-30)
- IEM Oakland (2017-11-18 - 2017-11-19) - This event will not host a StarCraft II tournament 
- IEM PyeongChang (2018-02-05 – 2018-02-07) - This event is part of the Olympics but not of the 2018 StarCraft II World Championship Series 
Finals / World Championship: