IEM San Jose doubles viewership, raises US$38k for charity and crowns new champions

Intel Extreme Masters San Jose saw a doubling in year-on-year viewership: almost 7 million hours of watched content and close to 17 million total sessions were recorded across the two event days. Tournament champions were both Origen and Natus Vincere (for League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, respectively), who both took home a lion’s […]

ESL and Intel bring the IEM World Championship back to Katowice on March 4-6, 2016

US$350,000 in prize money across Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and League of Legends The annual Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship tournament is set to once again play out in Katowice, Poland, a city now synonymous with world class esports competition. The Spodek Arena will host competition from March 4-6, 2016 with a prize pool of $350,000 […]

Intel CEO to play in charity esports match at Intel® Extreme Masters San Jose

Intel’s leader to play in a League of Legends exhibition match to raise funds for The Cybersmile Foundation ESL, the world’s largest esports company, today announced that Intel CEO, Brian Krzanich, will be participating in a charity League of Legends match at the upcoming Intel® Extreme Masters San Jose event. Krzanich will be joined by […]

Intel Extreme Masters San Jose Announces as Retail Sponsor

Exclusive deals and $25,000 addition to the prize pool from ESL, the world’s largest esports company today announced to be the retail sponsor of Intel Extreme Masters San Jose, the upcoming stop on the world’s most premier esports tour. Through the sponsorship, shoppers on will find promotions from Intel Extreme Masters’ lineup of sponsors […]