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IEM Gyeonggi Survival Guide

IEM Gyeonggi Survival Guide

You've been waiting, and IEM Gyeonggi is going to deliver. Get ready for the kickoff to the 2017 World Championship Series. Featuring 16 phenomenal players and a solid mix of all three races, this tournament will be the first WCS event to take place since the major design changes that took place in 3.8. Even more changes have been made since then, and IEM Gyeonggi is bound to bring us a wealth of surprising and previously unseen strategies that are going to lead to explosive action!

So get hyped for IEM Gyeonggi! The action all starts on December 14, and continues across 5 days to ultimately conclude at 9 PM on December 17 PST. Below we have all the info you should need on this event!


Goyang Sports Complex - Gyeonggi, South Korea

Tuesday, December 13

Groups A - D: 5:00 p.m. - 4:00 a.m. PST

Wednesday, December 14

Round of 8: 5:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. PST

Thursday, December 15

Semifinal 1: 10:00 p.m. - 01:00 a.m. PST

Friday, December 16

Semifinal 2: 10:00 p.m. - 01:00 a.m. PST

Saturday, December 17

Finals: 09:00 p.m. - 01:00 a.m. PST


  • Desk Host: James ‘Kaelaris’ Carrol
  • Commentator: Nick ‘Tasteless’ Plott
  • Commentator: Dan ‘Artosis’ Stemkoski
  • Commentator: Kevin ‘RotterdaM’ van der Kooi
  • Commentator: Yoan ‘ToD’ Merlo
  • Commentator: Leigh 'Maynarde' Mandalov
  • Observer: Alex ‘Funka’ Verrier
  • Translator: Lim Sojung

Group A

  • ByuN, herO, Trust, soO

Group B

  • Dark, Solar, Leenock, ByuL

Group C

  • Zest, Losira, iAsonu, jjakji

Group D

  • Stats, Classic, INnoVation, Maru

Total Prize Pool: $35,000 USD

1st place: $15,000

2nd place: $6,000

3rd – 4th place: $2,500

5th – 8th place: $1,500

9th – 12th place: $500

13th – 16th place: $250

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