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Check out the Intel Extreme Masters Katowice prize money distribution

A month ago, we were thrilled to announce an incredible prize pool of over US$300,000 for the Intel Extreme Masters World Championship 2015.

This year’s prizes exceed those of all previous Intel Extreme Masters World Championships, so we will definitely be seeing some fierce top-level competition in March! Check out exactly how the prize money will be being distributed among the finalists below.

League of Legends
Last year, the prize pool for League of Legends was US$150,000. This year, the prize distribution will be as follows:

1st place $75,000 + $33,414 Newegg donation = $108,414 
2nd place $30,000
3rd and 4th place  $15,000
5th and 6th place $5,000
7th and 8th place $2,500
Grand total $183,414



StarCraft II 
The prize pool for StarCraft II at the last World Championship was US$100,000, and the winner took it all. This year, the prize money will be distributed as follows:

1st place $50,000 + $16,707 Newegg donation = $66,707
2nd place $15,000
3rd and 4th place $7,500
5th to 8th place $3,000
9th to 16th place $1,000
Grand total $116,707


With such amazing prizes on the line, the 2015 Intel Extreme Masters World Championship can only get even more exciting!