24.01.2017
The Intel® Extreme Masters StarCraft II Ro64 is now open for signup!
Apply for a chance to compete at the largest IEM StarCraft II tournament to date!

Intel Extreme Masters World Championship Katowice 2017 will feature a prestigious StarCraft II tournament with the largest prize pool for StarCraft in IEM history, US$250,000. The tournament will feature a total of 76 players who will compete for the coveted trophy, valuable WCS points and a ticket to the WCS Global Finals.

On February 27-28, we will run the first stage of the tournament, the round of 64, to which everyone can apply for a slot. The application deadline is February 2 at 23:59 PST after which all of the sign ups will be evaluated and accepted in the following order, by WCS 2016 end result:

  • Winner of IEM Shanghai
  • Winner of IEM Gyeonggi
  • Top 2 players from Korea
  • Top 2 players from Europe, Africa and Middle East
  • Top 2 players from North America
  • Top 2 players from Latin America
  • Top 2 players from China
  • Top 2 players from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau
  • Top 2 players from Australia, Oceania, Southeast Asia and Japan
  • Top 48 globally ranked players

If any of the region-based slots cannot be filled, they will be added to the global pool.

Apply for the Ro64 here!

Good luck and see you in Katowice!

We look forward to seeing all of the talented StarCraft II players showcase their skills and compete in Katowice for the 2017 IEM World Championship. Be sure to keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook for all updates regarding the tournament.