League of Legends: Intel Extreme Masters World Championship
The World Championship of the Intel Extreme Masters Series is approaching fast, so head over to League of Legends’ website and get the scoop! Riot Games takes a moment to talk about the what has led these teams to this epic finale in Hannover, Germany.
The Intel Extreme Masters Series is one of the largest and most respected eSports leagues in the world, historically featuring only the most competitive titles in the world for huge prize pools. League of Legends is only the 6th title to ever be selected for the Intel Extreme Masters since it was established by the ESL.
Each IntelEM Global Challenge pits some of the top competitors from all over the world against one another both the pride of winning and substantial prize. The 1st and 2nd place teams at each of these Global Challenges qualify for a spot at the IntelEM World Championship, a massive tournament featuring the top performers across all the events in a single season.
All teams participating in a Global Challenge also earn points towards a placement on the Intel Extreme Masters leaderboard. These points are separate from the Challenger Circuit Points also awarded by these events, and are used to determine which teams advance to fill the remaining slots at Intel Extreme Masters World Championship.