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