IEM Katowice – the eSports event of legends!

Get ready! In a few days, the exciting CS:GO and StarCraft II Matches of the Intel® Extreme Masters are starting. Even though this year we sadly have to follow the games on our screens at home, a great atmosphere is certain! paysafecard is a sponsor once again this year and we have also planned something quite special for you: Tell us why you are the paysafecard Super Fan and an unforgettable surprise may soon be waiting for you. For more information on how to take part, see here.

You can find all the information about the online event here:

Intel® Extreme Masters Katowice



Lots of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and StarCraft II over two action-packed weekends. The 15th season of the legendary IEM Katowice is about to start!

For StarCraft II, the 36 best players will compete to win the bulk of the $250,000 prize pool. For CS:GO, the 24 elite teams are battling over a total prize pool this year of an unbelievable $1,000,000.




February 18-21 Group Stage

February 26–28 Play-Offs and Grand Final


February 20-28



All the matches will be streamed live over the ESL channels on Twitch:



paysafecard Super Fan

Are you always at the front of the queue for autograph hour? Do you follow every tweet, all the news and every match of your favourite player? Then tell us why you are the paysafecard Super Fan and win an exclusive IEM Katowice Goodie Bag. And there might also be an unforgettable surprise waiting for you. Registration here.

Are you already excited to see whether Natus Vincere will triumph again this year and defend his title in CS:GO? Or do you have a particular favourite? We have summarised even more information on the event and our predictions for you here


Have fun at this year's IEM Katowice!