ESL announce IEM Sydney 2023

Tournament operator ESL announced IEM Sydney 2023 via their social media accounts. The tournament will take place from October 16 to 22 and will feature a $250,000 prize pool.

IEM Sydney 2023 will be the final tournament of the season within the IEM series. In addition, the event will be included in the run for the Intel Grand Slam S5 award.

The playoffs of the tournament will play out from October 20 to 22 at Aware Super Theatre with a 9K seating capacity.

Sixteen teams will take part in the event. Eleven spots will be secured by invitees, the names of which will be announced later. In addition, the winners of the regional qualifiers will visit Sydney, including two European rosters, as well as one team from North America, Asia and Oceania each.