IEM Rio 2023 viewers' guide

IEM Rio 2023 will play out from April 17 to 23. At the tournament, sixteen rosters will compete for $250,000 in prize money and a ticket to IEM Cologne 2023.

The tournament will kick off with a group stage, which will play out in a Double Elimination format. The openers will be held in best-of-one format, while all the subsequent matches will play out in best-of-three format. From each group, the top three teams will advance to the playoffs: the winners will advance to the semi-finals, while the runner-ups will kick off the event from the quarter-finals. This stage will take place in a Single Elimination best-of-three format with a best-of-five final.

The group stage bracket is:

Group A

 Heroic (cadiaN, stavn, TeSeS, sjuush, jabbi)
 9INE (Goofy, KEi, Kylar, mynio, hades)
 BIG (tabseN, faveN, Krimbo, k1to, hyped)
 MOUZ (dexter, frozen, torzsi, JDC, xertioN)
 Imperial (FalleN, boltz, VINI, chelo, JOTA)
 NIP (REZ, Brollan, Aleksib, headtr1ck, k0nfig)
 NAVI (s1mple, electroNic, Perfecto, b1t, npl)
 TheMongolz (bLitz, Techno4K, kabal, hasteka, Annihilation)

Group A bracket

 Group B

 FaZe (karrigan, Twistzz, ropz, broky, rain)
 9z (dgt, max, dav1deuS, try, buda)
 FURIA (arT, yuurih, KSCERATO, drop, saffee)
 fnatic (KRIMZ, mezii, nicoodoz, roeJ, FASHR)
 Vitality (apEX, dupreeh, Magisk, ZywOo, Spinx)
 OG (NEOFRAG, flameZ, degster, F1KU, niko)
 Cloud9 (HObbit, Ax1Le, sh1ro, nafany, buster)
 MIBR (exit, Tuurtle, brnz4n, HEN1, insani)

Group B bracket

 The prize pool distribution is:

1. $100,000 + IEM Cologne 2023 slot
2. $42,000
3-4. По $20,000
5-6. По $10,000
7-8. По $6,000
9-12. По $5,000
13-16 По $4,000

The full schedule and live broadcast of IEM Rio 2023 can be found on the tournament page via this link.