Top StarCraft® II players – the time to sign up for the IEM Katowice Ro76 is now!

Intel® Extreme Masters

Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship Katowice 2018 will be one for the books for StarCraft II fans and players alike, with a US$400,000 prize pool (a US$150,000 increase from last year), thanks to the official StarCraft II War Chest, and every single win in the Ro76 granting winnings.

Ro76, will take place at the ESL Arena in Katowice, Poland on February 26-27.


Players will be accepted on the following grounds:

  • Immediately, if they are top 64 WCS 2017 ranked among the not-yet-qualified players
  • After the application period closes on midnight PST 31st January, if they are among the top 64 applied. Ties (same 2017 points or no points at all) will be resolved using the better result at the most recent WCS event (including WCS Leipzig Pre-Season and WCS Leipzig)

See you in Katowice!

We cannot wait to welcome all of the players in Katowice this coming February, as we determine who will be competing on the main stage of the IEM World Championship!

Be sure to follow IEM on Twitter and Facebook as post event updates, including the ongoing online qualifiers.