IEM Chengdu 2024 viewer's guide

IEM Chengdu 2024, a big LAN tournament in China, will take place from April 8 to 14. 16 participants from all over the world will compete for a $250K prize pool and a slot at IEM Cologne 2024.

Traditionally for the IEM series, the event will kick off with the group stage, which will play out in a Double Elimination format. The openers will be BO1s, while all the remaining matches will take place in a BO3 format.

Three teams from each of the two groups will secure tickets to the playoffs: the winners will advance to the semi-finals, while the runners-up will receive quarter-final spots. The IEM Chengdu 2024 playoffs will take place in a Single Elimination best-of-three format.

The seeding of teams in the group stage looks as follows:

Group A

 G2 (NiKo, huNter-, nexa, HooXi, m0NESY)
 HEROIC (NertZ, TeSeS, nicoodoz, sjuush, kyxsan)
 FURIA (FalleN, chelo, arT, yuurih, KSCERATO)
 MOUZ (Brollan, siuhy, torzsi, Jimpphat, xertioN)
 9z (max, dgt, buda, MartinezSa, HUASOPEEK)
 Liquid (cadiaN, NAF, Twistzz, YEKINDAR, skullz)
 Lynn Vision (Westmelon, z4kr, Starry, Jee, EmiliaQAQ)
 TYLOO (advent, JamYoung, Mercury, lyrics3, zdr)

Group A bracket

Group B

 FaZe (karrigan, rain, frozen, ropz, broky)
 Astralis (device, stavn, br0, jabbi, Staehr)
 Cloud9 (HObbit, electroNic, Boombl4, Ax1Le, Perfecto) (mir, FL1T, Jame, n0rb3r7, fame)
 Nemiga (Xant3r, FL4MUS, 1eeR, riskyb0b, khaN)
 FlyQuest (dexter, Liazz, aliStair, INS, Vexite)
 Steel Helmet (captainMo, DD, xiaosaGe, AE, 18yM)
 Wildcard (stanislaw, Sonic, horvy, motm, SLIGHT)

Group B bracket

The prize pool distribution looks as follows:

1. $100,000 + IEM Cologne 2024 slot
2. $42,000
3-4. $20,000
5-6. $10,000
7-8. $6,000
9-12. $5,000
13-16 $4,000

The full schedule and live broadcasts of IEM Chengdu 2024 matches can be found on the tournament page on our website via the link.