Intel® Extreme Masters Oakland, November 18-19, 2017 Oracle Arena, Oakland, California

Join us for a new era of PUBG

For the first time ever, you can see Player Unknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) live in a huge stadium! Join us in California, as 20 teams battle for $200,000 and players from NA & EU compete in front of thousands of fans. This is your unique chance to see the entire action live, meet the players and PUBG icons in person, discuss the latest strategies with your fellow PUBG fans!

Two full days of PUBG action

The 80 pro players will comete in a total of eight rounds. You will be there to witness each round, and improve your own skills in during the strategy sessions of our analysts in between the matches. After the two days of live PUBG, the winning team will be corned!

Invited teams

12 teams will receive a direct invitation into the main event

TSM

Viss
aimPR
SmaK
BreaK

Team Liquid

Hayz
Scoom
Molnman
ollywood

Noble

Boom
Edakulous
TheChosenZygote
Interrogate

Luminosity

Ninja
JP2
Drassel
Chipzy

Alliance

Ciggzy
OdinThor
Romz
Veazyy

Cloud9

Moody
Frolicer
Chappie
SolidFPS

GCE

MeTor
mxey
Jembty
Haxete

NiP

Sweaterr
CrunchBruh
Borg
Ekkz

Penta Sports

Frosz
SIMSYOFDOOM
jeemzz
ultraztaR

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Tournament

Format

Squad FPP (Team - First person perspective)
20 Team Tournament

Each team will consist of 4 players. During the tournament, these teams will compete in 8 matches across both days of the event. Teams will be awarded points based on both finishing position, and how many kills they accrue within each match. The winner of the tournament will be decided by the final point score after all 8 matches have been played.

Schedule

Venue doors will open at 10:00am
Tournament start time TBA

  • November 18th - Saturday
      Match 1
      Match 2
      Match 3
      Match 4

  • November 19th - Sunday
      Match 5
      Match 6
      Match 7
      Match 8

    Rules

    The PUBG tournament specific rulebook will be made public soon
  • Prize Pool
    Total $200,000
    1. $60,000
    2. $45,000
    3. $30,000
    4. $20,000
    5. $15,000
    6. $12,000
    7. $10,000
    8. $8,000

    Qualifiers

    Please visit our qualification page for ALL DETAILS HERE!

    8 teams can qualify into the main event
    4 NA & 4 EU
    Winning teams from the qualifier will have travel and accommodation provided

    Each region's qualifiers will be capped at 320 teams. 160 teams will be restricted by their MMR (Matchmaking rating) while the other 160 will be open on a first-come, first-served basis.

    • Round 1: 16 Groups of 20 teams (320 Squads)
      Bo3 Matches - Top 5 from each game move forward
    • Round 2: 4 groups of 20 teams (80 Squads)
      Bo3 Matches - Top 5 from each game move forward
    • Round 3: 1 group of 20 teams (20 Squads)
      Bo5 Match - Top 4 qualify for IEM Oakland

    *To be eligible to qualify, players must either already have a visa, or not require one. Players that do require visas to travel to the USA (and already have them) must contact admins prior to signing up. The contact to the admin team will be made clear once the qualifier signup page opens.



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    Intel® Extreme Masters is the longest running global pro gaming tour in the world. Started in 2006 by ESL, the competition features the world's best gamers in multiple esport titles. With IEM having over a decade of history, it is considered one of the most prestigious and traditional events in the world. Official website: www.intelextrememasters.com


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