IEM Chicago 2018
Group stage
• Four double-elimination format (GSL) Groups (4 teams each)
• Opening matches are BO1
• All following matches are BO3
• Group stage winners advance to the Semifinals
• Group stage runners-up advance to the Quarterfinals as the High Seeds
• Group stage 3rd place teams advance to the Quarterfinals as the Low Seeds
Main stage
• Single Elimination bracket
• The Quarterfinals and Semifinals are BO3
• The Grand Final is BO5
Matches November 9