Quick Rules

  • You must be a citizen (passport) or resident with a valid visa of the Americas
  • Expansion: Heart of the Swarm
  • Category: Melee
  • Game Speed: Faster
  • Locked Alliances: Yes
  • Maps:
    • Cactus Valley
    • Coda
    • Bridgehead
    • Dash and Terminal
    • Iron Fortress
    • Moonlight Madness
    • Terraform
  • Map Selection: Veto: ABAB, Pick: AB
  • Higher seed must choose to act as A or B.


Day 1

Top 8 qualify for Day 2

Day 2

Top 3 qualify for IEM Season 10 Gamescom, including travel & accommodation


Please be in the Intel Extreme Masters Battle.net group for the duration of the qualifier.


Is this your first time? Here are the important steps:

  • Follow the instructions on the right to sign up
  • If check in is enabled, make sure to check in on time
  • Wait for your first match to show up on the right
  • Get in contact with your opponent and play the match
  • Enter the result and ask your opponent to confirm
  • Wait for your next match

Still need help? During the cup, use Discord chat if it is available, otherwise please contact support.

Match related issues must be handled via match protest.

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