Published on May 2nd, 2017 | by admin

Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney is on this weekend!

Sydney, Australia, May 2, 2017 – Intel® Extreme Masters, the longest running global pro gaming tour in the world, will be kicking off in Sydney this weekend.

The main event is eight Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) teams competing for a record prize pool of AUD$260,000. Six of the international invited teams have won over US$3.8 million dollars in major tournaments.

The community stage will feature competitions from SMITE, Rocket League and League of Legends.

Further features of IEM available to attendees is an extensive Free Play area to enjoy casual matches, while the Intel Experience Zone and vendor areas will allow fans to see the latest in tech and gaming.

The event will kick off the global circuit in IEM’s 12th season, with Sydney being the first stop on the global tour. The event in Sydney will mark the first time that esports has been elevated to the spectacle synonymous with major European, North American and Asian events.

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