Announcing the European and North American qualifiers for IEM Sydney 2018

Announcing the European and North American qualifiers for IEM Sydney 2018

Intel® Extreme Masters returns down under, with 16 CS:GO teams from around the world to compete for the trophy, a share of the AUD$310,000 prize pool, and a win counting towards the Intel® Grand Slam. Here’s everything European and North American teams need to know about qualifying for the event.

European qualifier - 1 team to Sydney

  • 1 open qualifier (unlimited slots, single elimination, two finalists advance to the closed qualifier)
  • 1 closed qualifier (8 slots, 6 invites, single elimination, bo3)

SIGN UP FOR THE EU QUALIFIER HERE

Registration closes 2 hours before start time. Teams will have to check in to confirm their participation.

Schedule

Open qualifier: March 27-28 (start time: 18:00 CEST)

Closed Qualifier: March 29-30

March 29 (times in CEST)

  • 12:00 - Ro8 - Match #1
  • 15:00 - Ro8 - Match #2
  • 18:00 - Ro8 - Match #3
  • 21:00 - Ro8 - Match #4

March 30 (times in CEST)

  • 15:00 - Ro4 (played simultaneously)
  • 18:00 - Final - Winner qualifies

North American qualifier - 1 team to Sydney

  • 1 open qualifier (unlimited slots, single elimination, two finalists advance to the closed qualifier)
  • 1 closed qualifier (8 slots, 6 invites, single elimination, bo3)

SIGN UP FOR THE NA QUALIFIER HERE

Registration closes 2 hours before start time. Teams will have to check in to confirm their participation.

Schedule

Open qualifier: March 27-28 (start time: 19:00 ET)

Closed Qualifier: March 29-30

March 29 (times in ET)

  • 12:00 - Ro8 - Match #1
  • 15:00 - Ro8 - Match #2
  • 18:00 - Ro8 - Match #3
  • 21:00 - Ro8 - Match #4

March 30 (times in ET)

  • 18:00 - Ro4 (played simultaneously)
  • 21:00 - Final - Winner qualifies

Good luck!

Good luck to all of the participating teams! Please note that all closed qualifiers invites have been sent out and will be announced next week. If your team didn't receive an invite, you will have to participate in the open qualifiers.

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