Quick Rules

  • 16 players (8 qualified players from Stage 1 / 8 from regional WCS results)
  • Players can agree on a different gameserver, without agreement the Korea gameserver will be used
  • Format: Double Elimination Bo3 with Qualifying match Bo5
  • Expansion: Legacy of the Void
  • Category: Melee
  • Game Speed: Faster
  • Locked Alliances: Yes
  • Maps:
    • Automaton LE
    • Blueshift LE
    • Cerulean Fall LE
    • Kairos Junction LE
    • Para Site LE
    • Port Aleksander LE
    • Stasis LE
  • 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 2 qualifiy for IEM Season 13 World Championship in Katowice, including travel & accommodation.


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
  • 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.