Sydney, Australia
May 6th - 7th - Qudos Bank Arena


Inaugural Intel® Extreme Masters in Sydney attracts 7,000 fans on each event day, nearly 8 million unique viewers online

Intel Extreme Masters, the longest-running global pro gaming circuit in the world, celebrated the start of its 12th season with the first-ever event on the Australian continent. IEM Sydney was played out on May 6 -7, when the world's best teams in Counter Strike: Global Offensive took to the stage

The Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney champions have been crowned!

See how the grand final of IEM Sydney unfolded.

Welcome SK Gaming and FaZe Clan to the Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney grand finals!

See how the semifinals of IEM Sydney unfolded.

The playoffs teams for Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney have been determined!

See how day two matches unfolded and which teams are heading to the Qudos Bank Arena to continue the battle for the IEM Sydney championship.

SK Gaming reign supreme on day one of Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney!

See how the first matches of IEM Sydney unfolded.

The Sydney 8 - Will OpTic’s GreenWall stand strong at Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney?

Despite facing roster difficulties, OpTic’s recent LAN results have been optimistic. Will they surprise at IEM Sydney?

The Sydney 8 - Can the home crowd favorites Renegades make their fans proud?

The most known Australian team will try to make a stand on their home turf. But can they manage to upset the EU and NA favorites?

Meet the broadcast team to bring you all the action live from IEM Sydney!

These are the faces and voices to relay and analyse everything happening at Australia’s first esports stadium event.

Acer joins Intel Extreme Masters Sydney as official Desktop PC and Notebook sponsor

Players and fans alike can look forward to experiencing the official systems by Acer!

The Sydney 8 - Will we hear the North roar at Intel® Extreme Masters?

North finished in the top 8 at IEM World Championship Katowice. Can they make it to the very top in Sydney?

HyperX once again joins forces with Intel® Extreme Masters for Season 12!

HyperX will once again be the peripheral and memory partner for IEM throughout Season 12.

SPUNJ: “Having an event of this scale on our door step is huge for the scene”

We spoke with Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill about esports in Australia leading up to IEM Sydney.

League of Legends joins the Community Stage at IEM Sydney!

Watch some of your favourite pro League of Legends players battle on the Community Stage at Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney

Chiefs Esports Club over Tainted Minds in the Oceania qualifier leading towards IEM Sydney

The eighth and final team for the CS:GO tournament has been determined.

The Sydney 8 - nine months without a title, will SK Gaming return to the top at Intel® Extreme Masters in Australia?

SK Gaming, once the best team in the world, have not won a tournament since ESL One Cologne 2016. Can they break this streak at IEM Sydney?

The Sydney 8 - Can Astralis keep their momentum going?

Current Major and IEM World Champions are the number favorite to take the victory at Sydney. Can they clinch two IEM trophies in a row?

Announcing SMITE at the IEM Sydney Community Stage!

Join us at IEM Sydney to watch your favourite professional SMITE players play at the Community Stage!

What’s good in the IEM Sydney Goodie Bag

We had some fun with our April Fools' IEM Sydney goodie bag—now it’s time to find out what’s in the real thing!

Only two remain in the running - catching up on the ANZ qualifier for IEM Sydney

After two days of matches, two teams remain in the closed qualifier for IEM Sydney. Check out how the matches so far went down.

Welcome Vici Gaming to IEM Sydney! Our Chinese qualifier recap

After hard fought matches in the Chinese qualifier, Vici Gaming secure a lot at IEM Sydney.

Celebrate esports at Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney - announcing the Community

Multiple esports titles played on stage and a free-play area for all - join us at the Community stage at IEM Sydney.

The Sydney 8 - can Katowice finalists FaZe claim their first LAN tournament win?

A closer look at the runner-ups of IEM Katowice who are rising to be at the very top of the CS:GO scene.

Announcing the Chinese qualifier for IEM Sydney!

One slot at IEM Sydney is on the line as the Chinese qualifier kicks off this weekend.

Announcing the ANZ qualifier for Intel® Extreme Masters Sydney!

CS:GO teams from across the Oceanic region, this is your chance to compete at the first ever IEM tournament held in Australia.

Intel Extreme Masters comes to Sydney this May

Two days of CS:GO await in Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena.