Katowice, Poland
Feb 25-26 & March 3-5 - Spodek Katowice

Intel® Extreme Masters will visit Katowice for the fifth year in a row. In March 2017, IEM will bring the best gaming action to the Spodek Arena with Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, StarCraft II and League of Legends. The tournaments that take the stage in Katowice feature the world’s most talented progamers. Come March, these gamers will fight for the World Championship title and everlasting glory.


For the first time in our history, competitions will span over two consecutive weekends.
25-26 February
3-5 March


League of Legends: 25-26 February
StarCraft II: 3-5 March
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive: 3-5 March

Prize Pool

Total: $650,000 USD
SC2: $250,000
CS:GO: $250,000
League of Legends: $150,000


League of Legends

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

StarCraft II

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The Spodek Arena is a multipurpose complex in the heart of Katowice and is one of the most famous venues in Poland. With a capacity of 11,500, it is host to many important cultural and business events as well as different musical concerts. It is home to the Intel Extreme Masters as gaming fans from around the world travel each year to enjoy and experience unforgettable moments. IEM hosted its first event in the Spodek Arena in 2012 and in March will to return to celebrate its fifth year.


Korfantego Avenue 35
40-005 Katowice