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|
|3rd and 4th place||$15,000|
|5th and 6th place||$5,000|
|7th and 8th place||$2,500|
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|
|3rd and 4th place||$7,500|
|5th to 8th place||$3,000|
|9th to 16th place||$1,000|
With such amazing prizes on the line, the 2015 Intel Extreme Masters World Championship can only get even more exciting!