Groups & schedule for IEM Beijing 2019 revealed

ESL presented the IEM Beijing 2019 group stage seeding and schedule. The tournament will take place from 7-10 November at Beijing University Students' Gymnasium in Beijing, China. The group stage of the championship will be held in the format of Double Elimination (GSL) BO3, while the main stage will be drawn within Single Elimination BO3 + BO5 bracket.

Seeding participants at the group stage:

Group A


Group B

 Evil Geniuses

Preliminary tournament schedule:

November 7th

05:00  Astralis vs.  ViCi BO3
05:00  Renegades vs.  ENCE BO3
08:50  Vitality vs.  TYLOO BO3
08:50  FaZe vs.  Evil Geniuses BO3
12:40 Group А – Winners' match BO3
12:40 Group А – Loosers' BO3

November 8th.

05:00 Group B - BO3 Winners' Match
05:00 Group B - Losers' Match BO3
08:50 Group A - Decisive match BO3
12:25 Group B - Decisive match BO3

November 9th.

07:00 Semifinal #1 BO3
10:50 Semifinal #2 BO3

November 10th.

08:30 Grand Final BO5