IEM VI Global Challenge Cologne Qualifier #1
The Intel Extreme Masters is the world's biggest eSports tournament featuring events around the world and $635,000 in prize money this season. This Sunday is the first qualifier for one of the biggest StarCraft 2 events of the year - the Intel Extreme Masters Season VI Global Challenge at gamescom 2011. Find out more about how you can qualify to take part in this news.


The top 2 players will qualify to go to Global Challenge held at gamescom 2011 in Cologne, Germany on August 17-21. The kick-off event for the sixth season of the Intel Extreme Masters will be host to sixteen of the best players from around the world competing for $21,000 in prize money.

Players are responsible for their own travel and accommodation. Please do not sign up unless you are sure you can attend the event! Only players from Europe and Africa are eligible to play in this qualifier.

For more information about the Intel Extreme Masters, and the Global Challenge in Cologne, visit

IEM VI Global Challenge Cologne Qualifier #1

Sign up now!

(Check-in: 13:40 - 14:00 CEST)
Check-in is first come, first serve.
Be there on time to make sure you do not miss out!
ESL Premium required
Date: Sunday 3rd July
Start: 14 CEST
Size: 200 players
Structure: Single Elimination

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Basic rules:

Maps: See here
Mode: Bo1 Round 1 then Bo3
Replays: Upload after your match
Coverage: Partner/featured only!

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Enter your ID (e.g. Sims#567)
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Click the sign up link!

See the cup information page for more details


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TheRogue, Sunday, 03/07/11 07:06
comments (3)
RO fighting !
sucks that premium is required:(, oh well
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