Extreme Masters Prize Money Distribution

Overall 285,000 US-Dollar prize money are distributed as follows:

Finals Prize Money Distribution:

Counter-Strike WarCraft 3
1st 50,000 $ 1st 20,000 $
2nd 30,000 $ 2nd 10,000 $
3rd 15,000 $ 3rd 6,000 $
4th 10,000 $ 4th 4,000 $
5th 5,000 $ 5th 2,000 $
6th 5,000 $ 6th 2,000 $
7th 2,500 $ 7th 1,000 $
8th 2,500 $ 8th 1,000 $
9th 1,250 $ 9th 500 $
10th 1,250 $ 10th 500 $
122,500 $ 47,000 $

Furthermore all teams can receive a win bonus. Every winner of the 60 Counter-Strike and 66 Warcraft 3 matches will obtain the win bonus amounting to 400 US-Dollar / 125 US-Dollar.

Prize Money Win Bonus:

  Counter-Strike WarCraft 3
Win Bonus 400 $ 125 $
Games Total 60 66
Overall Win Bonus 24,000 $ 8,250 $
Win Bonus + Finals Prize Money 146,500 $ 55,250 $


The Extreme Masters L.A. Open is a global tournament in Counter-Strike and Warcraft 3. There are 16 slots per discipline for Extreme Masters L.A. Open. The teams and players have to applicate for the tournament. 14 slots will be given by the application system and two spots are available during a local pre tournament.

Extreme Masters L.A. Open Prize Money Distribution:

Counter-Strike WarCraft 3
1st 25,000 $ 1st 12,000 $
2nd 10,000 $ 2nd 5,000 $
3rd 5,000 $ 3rd 1,500 $
4th 3,000 $ 4th 1,000 $
5th 2,000 $ 5th 500 $
45,000 $ 20,000 $


In addition to the 266,750 US-Dollar prize money (listed above), teams and players will receive an Intel Friday Night Game bonus. The teams and players that play at the Intel Friday Night Game in Cologne (Germany) and Dreamhack in Jonköping (Sweden) have the chance to obtain money for taking part as follows:

Intel Friday Night Game Bonus and travel expenses:

  Counter-Strike WarCraft 3
Per Team/Player 2,250 $ 625 $
Total 4,500 $ 1250 $

Total Dreamhack Bonus:

  Counter-Strike WarCraft 3
Total 10,500 $ 2,000 $