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Intel, ESL announce 10th season of Intel Extreme Masters eSports

Intel and ESL will team up for a 10th season of the Intel Extreme Masters tournament!
By: Michael Hatamoto | Gaming News | Posted: Jun 2, 2015 6:29 pm

Intel has partnered with ESL, the world's largest eSPorts company, for the 10th season of the Intel Extreme Masters gaming tournament. Designed as a tournament for elite pro gamers, the elite gamers will have the chance to square off while playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, StarCraft II, and League of Legends.

 

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The IEM tournament will stop in Shenzhen, China (July 16-20), Cologne, Germany (August 5-9), San Jose, USA (November 21-22), Cologne Germany (December 2015), and in Asia - with the Katowice World Championship scheduled for Poland (March 2016).

 

"The success and the legacy of the Intel Extreme Masters was partly built on Counter-Strike and it's a great feeling to go into the tenth season of the circuit with CS:GO back in it," said Michal Blicharz, Managing Director of Pro Gaming at ESL. "Adding a third game makes this IEM season the largest in years!"

NEWS SOURCES:Finance.yahoo.com, Intelextrememasters.com, Rog.asus.com

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