Quick Rules

  • Open for all players from Europe North region
  • Players can agree on a different server, without agreement the Europe game server will be used
  • Format: Single Elimination Bo3 with Qualifying match Bo5, if more than 8 players signed up
  • Expansion: Legacy of the Void
  • Category: Melee
  • Game Speed: Faster
  • Locked Alliances: Yes
  • Maps:
    • Blackpink
    • Neon Violet Square
    • Catalyst
    • Battle on the Boardwalk
    • Abyssal Reef
    • Ascension to Aiur
    • Odyssey
  • Map Selection:
    • Bo3 Veto: ABAB, Pick: AB
    • Bo5 Veto: AB, Pick: ABAB
  • Higher seed (lower number on bracket) must choose to act as A or B.


Top 8 will advance to IEM Season 12 PyeongChang Open Qualifier Stage #2.


Please be in the IEM Battle.net channel on the correct region 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 and check in
  • 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 chat if it is available, otherwise please contact support.

Match related issues must be handled via match protest.