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Prize Pool: $250,000
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Upcoming major tournaments


Date
$50,000 + 2 spots at StarLadder Major 2019
Prize Pool

Date
$50,000 + 2 spots at StarLadder Major 2019
Prize Pool

Date
$1,000,000
Prize Pool

Date
$200,000
Prize Pool

Date
$250,000
Prize Pool

Date
$100,000
Prize Pool

Date
$100,000
Prize Pool

Date
$100,000
Prize Pool

Recent news

The review of IEM Sydney 2019
2019-05-08T08:15:00.000Z
Fnatic won the Swedish derby
2019-05-03T14:20:00.000Z
CS:GO IEM Sydney Predictions
2019-04-26T07:40:00.000Z
The open qualifiers to IEM Sydney came to the end in the countries of Oceania
2019-04-08T12:30:00.000Z
IEM Sydney 2019 Oceania Open Qualifier 2
The open qualifiers to IEM Sydney XIV start on April 6
2019-04-05T09:55:00.000Z
IEM Sydney 2019 Oceania Open Qualifier 2
Avant and Paradox made it to the closed Oceanian qualifiers to IEM Sydney XIV
2019-04-01T08:30:00.000Z
IEM Sydney 2019 Oceania Closed Qualifier
The open qualifiers to IEM Sydney XIV start today
2019-03-30T09:20:00.000Z
IEM Sydney 2019 Oceania Open Qualifier 1
Virtus.pro made replacements on its CS:GO roster
2019-03-25T14:00:00.000Z
GG.BET Sydney Invitational
Swole Patrol will perform at Intel Extreme Masters XIV — Sydney
2019-02-09T14:39:00.000Z
IEM Sydney 2019 North America Closed Qualifier
BIG made it to Intel Extreme Masters XIV - Sydney
2019-02-09T14:32:00.000Z
IEM Sydney 2019 Europe Closed Qualifier
Swole Patrol will play in the final of the North American qualifying round to IEM Sydney 2019
2019-02-08T08:55:00.000Z
IEM Sydney 2019 North America Closed Qualifier
BIG advanced to the grand final of the qualifiers to IEM Sydney 2019 in Europe
2019-02-08T08:50:00.000Z
IEM Sydney 2019 Europe Closed Qualifier
Don’t miss the first matches of the American qualifier to IEM Sydney 2019!
2019-02-06T14:50:00.000Z
IEM Sydney 2019 North America Closed Qualifier

The general information

Intel Extreme Masters Sydney XIV will take place in Sydney, Australia from April 30 to May 5. Qudos Bank Arena will be a venue as usual and the general prize pool will amount $250,000 and 16 teams will take part in its distribution.

The format

The group stage will be hosted in a traditional scheme. 16 teams will be divided into 2 groups with 8 participants in each where they will play by the GSL system. Each of the teams will have 1 right to make a mistake. The first matches will be carried out in a bo1 format. The rest of the matches will be hosted in a bo3 series. The winners of groups will go to the semi-final of the playoffs. The teams to lose the final of the upper bracket of the group stage and to win the final of the lower bracket will make it to the quarterfinal.

The final part will be carried out in a Single Elimination bracket and only six participants will get there. Quarterfinal and semi-final matches will be run in a bo3 format, while the grand final promises to be hosted in a bo5 format.

Participants

16 teams will divide the prize pool at the championship. Half of them has received direct invitations from the organizers of the event. Such teams as FaZe Clan, Fnatic, Team Liquid, MIBR, mousesports, Ninjas in Pyjamas, NRG Esports, and Renegades have become the owners of invites. The rest of the participants have passed regional qualifiers, which had taken place in Sydney, Europe, North America, China, East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Oceania. The last team, which will participate in the tournament, will become known after the end of IEM Sydney Derby.

The prize pool

The distribution of the prize pool looks in the following way:

Place Prize
1st $100,000
2nd $42,000
3rd $20,000
4th $20,000
5th $10,000
6th $10,000
7th $6,000
8th $6,000
9th $5,000
10th $5,000
11th $5,000
12th $5,000
13th $4,000
14th $4,000
15th $4,000
16th $4,000