Intel Extreme Masters is one of the top CS tournament series, and IEM China 2024 betting looks to continue this trend. Offering a $250,000 prize pool, and some of the best teams, this IEM China 2024 betting guide dives into sites, markets, the format and more!
Betting on IEM China: Best Sites & Promos
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This event is going ahead after being canceled in 2022 and looks to be the very first event in the region. The IEM China 2024 event will also form part of the Intel Grand Slam. Currently in Intel Grand Slam Season 5, the first team to win four S-Tier events wins a $1,000,000 prize pool.
Here’s a look at the details for IEM China 2024:
|Series||Intel Extreme Masters|
|Start Date||8th April 2024|
|End Date||14th April 2024|
Outright CS2 odds for this event are not available. Please check back closer to the event for updated odds.
IEM China Format
There are two stages of competition to look forward to. Firstly, it all starts with a Group Stage with two double-elimination format (GSL) Groups:
- Each group has eight teams
- BO1 opening matches
- BO3 following matches
From each Group, progress to the Playoffs is as follows:
- Winners advance to the Semifinals
- Runners-up advance to the Quarterfinals as High Seeds
- 3rd advanced to the Quarterfinals as Low Seeds
Once in the Playoffs, a single-elimination bracket with BO3 matches will determine the competition.
At the time of writing, the schedule is yet to be confirmed. However, we can suggest the following schedule:
- Group Stage: April 8-12, 2024
- Playoffs: April 12-14, 2024
Apart from the $250,000 cash prize pool on the line, the winner will be qualifying for IEM Cologne 2024. In addition, here’s how the prize is broken down:
At the time of writing, here’s a look at the teams and seeding for IEM China 2024 teams:
|ESL Partner Teams||TBD x6 Teams|
|Local Hero Invite||TBD|
|ESL World Ranking||TBD x4 Teams|
|Chinese Qualifier||Lynn Vision Gaming|
|TBA||TBD x4 Teams|
How to Watch IEM China 2024
As a staple IEM event, there are a number of ways to tune into the highest level of Counter-Strike 2. Consider the following streams:
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