Global Challenge 2020

The Plan is LAN

December 15 - 20, 2020


$500,000 USD

Intel Grand Slam

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About IEM Global Challenge

Intel Extreme Masters Global Challenge 2020 is set to bring CS:GO and players back to a LAN* environment for the first time since earlier this year. Taking place across December 15 - 20, the top 8 performing teams from IEM New York 2020, IEM Beijing-Haidian 2020 and DreamHack Open Fall 2020 are invited to travel to Cologne, Germany, to compete at an Intel Grand Slam awarding tournament and their share of $500,000 USD.
*Subject to change pending on EOY COVID-19 developments

The World's best 8 teams

3 Teams from North America
5 Teams from Europe

For the ESL World Ranking invitations, teams must not have won any prior qualifying tournaments. In the case of the same team winning two tournaments, we will draw the next highest ranked EU and NA team from the ESL World Ranking.


  • Group stages:
    2 Groups of 4 Teams
    Double Elimination, Bo3
    Top2 to Playoffs
  • Playoffs:
    Single Elimination
    4 Teams
    All Bo3, Final Bo5

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