Katowice, Poland
Feb 25-26 & March 3-5 - Spodek Katowice
SC2:LotVLoLCS:GO
$688,750

About

The IEM Expo will be held from March 3-5 in the Intentional Conference Center in Katowice. The building is located directly opposite to the Spodek Arena where the Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship is being held. During the IEM Expo, you will be able to pay visit to the largest technology companies and the biggest gaming brands. You can also play, spectate and enjoy some of the the more popular game titles from the entertainment industry. Visitors will have a chance to take part in contests and tournaments with prizes to win the latest high-end technology and much more. Located around the hall are multiple places to eat and drink as well as shops selling the latest esport team apparel. Grab a shirt and cheer on your favourite team!

 

The IEM Expo will also have three esport stages which will provide some tough competitions in game titles; Heroes of the Storm, Crossfire and national competition in the Polish cup Cybersports for both League of Legends and Counter-strike:Global Offensive. On top of this, there is another stage which is dedicated to hosting daily meet and greet sessions with popular esport and gaming idols, you can find more details are below.

Heroes of the Storm Tournament Information

During the IEM Expo, Blizzard will bring have a top tier Heroes of the Storm action with the Western Clash tournament. Eight teams will take part and compete for a $100,000USD prize pool. Participants will be determined based on the first weeks of regular season play in the Heroes Global Championship. 

Crossfire Tournament Information

Smilegate Entertainment's FPS game CROSSFIRE will make an appearance at the IEM Expo taking place during the second weekend of Intel Extreme Masters World Championship in Katowice. Details of the tournament scheduled for March 4th will be revealed shortly.

Polish Cybersport Cup

The best Polish League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams will meet at the finals of the Polish Cybersport Cup in Katowice at the IEM Expo. The final event will take place on 5th of March in International Congress Center. The tournament will offer a 50,000PLN prize pool.

Intel Challenge

ESL in cooperation with Intel and AnyKey will bring a female CS:GO tournament to Katowice once again. Eight of the world's best women's teams will take part in Intel Challenge Katowice 2017 with a $30,000 prize pool, taking place between March 2nd-3rd.

Participants:

- Team Secret
- EYESports female
- Selfless Gaming 
- Team expert
- Team LDLC
- Property
- CLG Red
- Silhouette

 

You can catch the quarter-finals on March 2nd starting at 11:00 CET on twitch.tv/esl_csgoc

Tune in March 3rd for the conclusion of the tournament starting at 12:00 CET on twitch.tv/esl_csgob

Floor Plan

Activities/Meet & Greets 

MeetUp, the most well-known Polish festival of YouTubers, is coming back to Katowice. During IntelExtreme Masters Katowice 2017 yet another edition of this event will be held. This year's MeetUp@IEM Katowice 2017 will be an admission free event, although, starting special tickets will let you meet YouTubers even closer!

 

 

We will add more infos in here like EXPO Tournaments, Expo map etc etc later!