IEM Winter 2021 group stage seeding announced

The tournament operator ESL has unveiled the seeding of teams for the upcoming Intel Extreme Masters Series group stage. The championship with the total prize pool of $250,000 will take place in the capital of Sweden from December 2 to 12.

16 participants are divided into two groups, where they will play in a Double Elimination best-of-three format. Three teams from each group will make it to the playoff stage, which implies a Single Elimination best-of-three bracket with a best-of-five grand final. The winners will advance directly to the semifinals, while the teams finishing second and third will start the decisive stage of the tournament from the quarterfinals.

IEM Winter 2021 group stage seeding:

Group А


Group В


The detailed information on IEM Winter 2021 is available on the event's page on our website via this link.