IEM: Oakland 2016 - Coverage

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Next Intel Extreme Masters event comes to Oakland this week. Starting November 16 to 20 we will see 12 teams from around the globe clashing in the fight. The squads will fight for the IEM: Oakland 2016 champion title and the $300,000 prize fund!

New tournament from the Intel Extreme Masters series takes place in USA from 16 to 20 of November. IEM: Oakland 2016 sees 12 best teams from all over the world fighting for a lion share of the $300,000 prize. 

Giants of the global CS:GO scene battle for the champions title and $125,000 (the amount first place will get). We've gathered all the necessary information about the tournament here so you don't need to distract from the thrilling action.

Stream:

The tournament format:

The group stage will be played with best-of-1 matches. Top teams from the group stage advance to the play-off with single elimination bracket and best-of-three matches.

Invited teams:

 Astralis
 Heroic
 SK Gaming
 Ninjas in Pyjamas
 Natus Vincere
 Team Liquid
 Mousesports
 G2 eSports

Teams that earned the spot after iBUYPOWER Masters: 

 Immortals
 Cloud9
 TyLoo
 FaZe Clan

SCHEDULE (CET +1):

Wednesday, November 16:

20:30 - 

 Natus Vincere vs. 
 Team Liquid @ [6:16];
20:30 - 
 Immortals vs. 
 TyLoo @ [19:17];
21:45 - 
 Astralis vs. 
 G2 eSports @ [13:16];
21:45 - 
 Natus Vincere vs. 
 TyLoo @ [16:14];
23:00 - 
 Immortals vs. 
 G2 eSports @ [16:4];
23:00 - 
 Astralis vs. 
 Team Liquid @ [16:1];
00:15 - 
 Natus Vincere vs. 
 Astralis @ [9:16];
00:15 - 
 TyLoo vs. 
 G2 eSports @ [3:16];
01:30 - 
 Immortals vs. 
 Liquid @ [16:14];
01:30 - 
 Natus Vincere
 vs. 
 G2 eSports @ [16:10];
02:45 - 
 TyLoo vs. 
 Team Liquid @ [6:16];
02:45 - 
 Immortals vs. 
 Astralis @ [15:19];
04:00 - 
 Natus Vincere vs. 
 Immortals @ [15:19];
04:00 - 
 Astralis vs. 
 TyLoo @ [16:9];
04:00 - 
 Liquid vs. 
 G2 eSports @ [17:19];

Thursday, November 17:

20:30 - 

 Heroic vs. 
 SK Gaming @ [16:13];
20:30 - 
 Cloud9 vs. 
 FaZe Clan @ [15:19];
21:45 - 
 Mousesports vs. 
 Ninjas in Pyjamas @ [8:16];
21:45 - 
 Heroic vs. 
 FaZe Clan @ [3:16]; 
23:00 - 
 Cloud9 vs. 
 Ninjas in Pyjamas @ [14:16]; 
23:00 - 
 Mousesports vs. 
 SK Gaming @ [10:16];
00:15 - 
 FaZe vs. 
 Ninjas in Pyjamas @ [16:5]; 
00:15 - 
 Heroic vs. 
 Mousesports @ [16:11];
01:30 - 
 Cloud9 vs. 
 SK Gaming @ [10:16];
01:30 - 
 Heroic vs. 
 Ninjas in Pyjamas @ [8:16]; 
02:45 - 
 Cloud9 vs. 
 Mousesports @ [16:10]; 
02:45 - 
 FaZe vs. 
 SK Gaming @ [16:11];
04:00 - 
 SK Gaming vs. 
 Ninjas in Pyjamas @ [16:9]; 
04:00 - 
 Mousesports vs. 
 FaZe Clan @ [7:16];
04:00 - 
 Heroic vs. 
 Cloud9 @ [12:16];

Saturday, November 19:

21:45 -

 SK Gaming vs.
 G2 eSports @ [2:1];
00:35 -
 Ninjas in Pyjamas vs.
 Immortals @ [2:0].

Sunday, November 20:

20:00 – 

 Astralis vs. 
 SK Gaming @ [0:2]; 
23:50 – 
 FaZe Clan vs. 
 Ninjas in Pyjamas @ [1:2] 
04:00 – 
 Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. 
 SK Gaming @ [2:1]

1-st place — $125,000
2-nd place — $50,000
3-4-th place — $25,000
5-6-th place — $12,000
7-8-th place — $5,000
9-10-th place — $3,5000
11-12-th place — $2,000

 

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