Katowice 2022

10th ANNIVERSARY

24.02. - 27.02.2022MCK & Spodek Arena

SC2 ChampionshipAbout Katowice

IEM Katowice 2022 is the final proving ground for 36 contenders. A whole year of intense competition reaches its climax right here at IEM Katowice 2022.
From February 23 to 27, these challengers from across the world compete over their share of the $500,000 prize pool - and the once in a lifetime chance to lift the glorious trophy of IEM Katowice 2022 alongside with the StarCraft II ESL Pro Tour Championship title.

Format

36 Competitors across 5 tournament days

Round of 36 - 16 Player

Round of 24

Round of 12

Grand Final

EPT Prize pool

Prize Money
Total
$500,000
1st
$170,000
2nd
$75,000
3rd-4th
$40,000
5th-8th
$20,000
9th-12th
$10,000
13th-16th
$4,000
17th-20th
$3,000
21st-24th
$2,000
25th-26th
$950
27th-28th
$750
29th-32th
$550
33th-36th
$350
+$200 per win in Ro24​

Championship Distribution

DivisionEUNALACNTW/HKOCEDHMKRGSLHighest Slot
Globally
Ro 24 (20)4211 0 03531
Ro 36 (16)​311121 07 0 0
Total spots: 3673222131231

EU: Europe | NA: North America | LA: Latin America | CN:China | TW/HK:Taiwan/Hongkong/Japan/Macau | OCE: Oceania/ROA | DHM: DreamHack Masters | KR: South Korea | GSL: Global Starcraft League

Road to katowice

Europe

Serral and Reynor have already secured a direct invite to Katowice 2022
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All about tickets

All you need to know about tickets, entry policy & more!

The ticket below only gives access to the SC2 competition in the Auditorium for the 25th and  26th of February, and to the SC2 Grand Final in the Spodek Arena on the 27th of February.
If you want to attend the CS:GO competition, you will have to purchase a separate CS:GO ticket. This separate ticket will give you access to the CS:GO competition in the Spodek Arena.

Important notice:
Attendees need to bring a valid EU Digital Covid Certificate or a CLEAR Health Pass to prove your vaccination or recovery status in order to enter the event. (CLEAR App is available for US residents only)

God Mode

The whole experience package

6000 zł Three day ticket (1,311€)
  • SC2 & CS:GO Tournament Ticket
  • Guaranteed seating close to the stage
  • Premium Goodie Bag
  • Premium attendee badge
  • Free drinks (non-alcoholic only)
  • Hotel room stay between 24 - 28 Feb at Courtyard Hotel by Marriot
  • VIP area access with catering
  • Dedicated Entrance
SC2 & CS:GO!

IEM SC2 Premium

Closest to the player

710 zł FOUR day ticket (155€)
  • SC2 Tournament Ticket
  • Guaranteed seating close to the stage
  • Goodie Bag
  • Premium attendee badge
  • Free drinks (non-alcoholic only)
UPGRADE: NOW WITH 4-DAY ACCESS (24th - 27th)

Please note that the minimum age to attend this event is 16+. Below 13 years of age, you need to be accompanied by your parents. If you are between 13 and 15 years old, you need written consent from your parents.

Schedule

Day
Spodek Arena
Time
MCK
Time
Friday 25th
Outside Gates open
11:30
Outside Gates open
11:00
Spodek Doors open
13:00
Show Start - SC2
11:40
Opening Ceremony - CS:GO
14:30
Quarter Finals #1 - CS:GO
15:30
Quarter Finals #2 - CS:GO
19:00
Saturday 25th
Outside Gates open
12:30
Outside Gates open
11:00
Spodek Doors open
13:30
Show Start - SC2
11:40
Show Start
14:50
Semi Finals #1 - CS:GO
15:30
Semi Finals #2 - CS:GO
19:00
Sunday 26th
Outside Gate open
10:00
Show Start - SC2
10:40
Semi Finals #1 - SC2
11:00
Semi Finals #2 - SC2
12:30
Grand Finals - SC2
14:15
Grand Finals - CS:GO
17:00

Entry Policy & More!

1.

ENTRANCE POLICY

In order to attend the event, you will have to be
- Vaccinated
or
- Recovered

We do accept the following standards to prove your vaccination or recovery status:
- EU Covid Certificate
- CLEAR Health Pass (US residents only)

If you are from outside the EU and US and do not have an officially valid EU Digital Covid Certificate or a CLEAR Health Pass, you will not be able to enter the event.

2.

TICKET ACCESS

Due to not having an EXPO this year, the event is available to ticket holders only

SC2 Ticket:
Access to SC2 competition in:
- AUDITORIUM on Friday 25 - Saturday 26
- SPODEK ARENA on Sunday 27th

CS:GO Ticket:
Access to CS:GO Competition in the Spodek Arena - On Friday 25 - Sunday 27 (including SC2 final in Spodek on the 27th)

FAQs

Presenting Partner

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Additional information about Intel is available at intel.com/gaming

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