The Intel® Extreme Masters is the global league for video game champions since 2006 by the ESL. The league most lucrative and prestigious competitions in Counter-Strike, StarCraft II and Quake Live.
Each season consists of three Continental Championships in Europe, Asia and Americas, several open tournaments called Global Challenges and culminates with the World Championship.
Regular seasons are played online online and playoffs at live tournaments at the worlds largest IT- and gaming conventions feature the top performers of the season – the global stars in eSports.
The IPTV station ESL TV presents the best games of the season live and reports directly from the offline events.
Gamecom Global Challenge this year will be held in Cologne where the following teams will be playing for a chance to go to Intel Extreme Masters
The groups were drawn, so these teams and players will compete with eachother for the top two spots of each group to advance to the playoffs.
Group A: Empire.Kas, Beastyqt, IdrA, Korean Invite
Group B: Socke, DieStar, SeleCT, Korean Invite
Group C: Tarson, Nerchio, mOOnGLaDe, Korean Invite
Group D: Stephano, MYMSaSe, WE.Lovecd, Korean