It starts with the technology behind those extreme gaming rigs and reaches to the powerful servers that connect millions of gamers. Better still, the Intel® Extreme Masters events make sure those rigs—and the gamers who control them—get the opportunity to compete, watch, and cheer on their gaming heroes.
Intel® Extreme Masters (IEM) is the longest running global pro gaming tour in the world. Started in 2006 by ESL, the competition features Counter-Strike: Global Offensive*, StarCraft II*, and League of Legends* tournaments across multiple continents.
Intel® Extreme Masters Certified PCs provide gamers everything they need to fully immerse themselves in their favorite game, from VR-ready specs to support for 4K and livestreaming gameplay. Each system comes bundled with Just Cause 3*, Ashes of the Singularity*: Escalation, CS:GO*, and more!
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Since EDward Gaming, China, appeared on the scene, they've become one of the most recognizable squads. They took top spots in the 2014 and 2016 LPL Summer Splits. They also scored a major international success by claiming 1st place at the 2015 Mid-Season Invitational.Learn more about EDward Gaming
Cloud9, North America, quickly evolved into one of the strongest and most recognized eSports teams in the world. They've achieved countless #1 placements in League of Legends*, DOTA 2*, Heroes of the Storm*, Counter-Strike*, Hearthstone*, Smite*, and Smash Brothers*.More about Cloud9