32 of the top Starcraft II pros from around the world meet up in Cologne, Germany, at Gamescom from August 15-19 to compete for a first-place prize of $6,500.
IEM 2012 at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, will be held from August 15-19. Watch the five-day Starcraft II tournament as some of the top pro players from around the world gather in Cologne, Germany, for a first-place prize of $6,500. Thirty-two players will be seeded into four double-elimination brackets with eight players each. The top two from each bracket will advance to the main tournament, and each main tournament group will have a winners bracket winner and a losers bracket winner from the Open Brackets. There will be an all-star group of casters, including Day9, Kaelaris, and Tastosis. See below for the schedule.
IEM GAMESCOM 2012 Cologne Starcraft II Schedule
All times CEST
- 9:10 am - 7:00 pm Open Bracket Matches
- 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Group A Round 1-5
- 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm Group B Round 1-5
- 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Group C Round 1-5
- 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm Group D Round 1-5
- 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Round of 16 #1-4
- 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Showmatch
- 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Quarterfinals #1-4
- 9:00 am - 10:00 am EPS Cup - Semifinal #1
- 10:00 am - 11:00 am EPS Cup - Semifinal #2
- 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EPS Cup - 3rd Place
- 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EPS Cup - Final
- 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Semifinal #1
- 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Semifinal #2
- 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Final
For more information regarding the tournament, brackets, pools, and players, see here.