Intel® Extreme Masters is a computer gaming tournament now hitting its fourth season. With six events around the globe and with a total prize pool of $530,000, Intel Extreme Masters is classed as the biggest gaming tournament world wide.
In the past three seasons we all saw the best players in Counter-Strike 1.6, Warcraft 3 as well as World of Warcraft competing for a huge amount of prize money. Players meet on- and offline to prove their skills and give their fans a show they will remember for a long time. The third season held stops like Los Angeles, Montreal, Dubai and Chengdu to round it off with the finals at CeBIT 2009.
Season 4 of Intel® Extreme Masters promises to be bigger and better than ever. Holding tournaments in Counter-Strike 1.6, World of WarCraft and Quake Live, the best of the best are battling it out for the prize pool of $530,000.
$530,000 Intel Extreme Masters season 4:
Aug 19-23 / Cologne: Global Challenge (WoW), SuperCup (CS), Pro/Am Challenge (QL)
Oct 1-3 / Chengdu: Global Challenge (CS, WC3, DotA)
Oct 17-24 / Dubai: Global Challenge (CS, QL)
Dec 11-13 / Edmonton: American Championship Finals (CS, WoW, QL)
Feb 5-9 / Taiwan: Asian Championship Finals (CS, WoW, QL)
Jan 14-17 / Hanover: European Championship Finals (CS, WoW, QL)
Jan 21-24 / Hanover: European Championship Finals (QL)
Mar 2-6 / Hanover: Intel Extreme Masters World Championship (CS, WoW, QL)
Information from: http://www.esl-world.net/masters/