The 2020 IEM Global Challenge is one of the biggest tournaments of the year, bringing the best teams in North America and the European region together in one division battling for the $500,000 prize pool.

The tournament will feature the top 8 teams from IEM NY, IEM Beijing-Haidan, DreamHack Open Fall, and ESL World Ranking.

Tournament Format

Group Stage will be played in a GSL format and will be divided into two groups of four teams, all matches are played in best-of-three series, and the top two teams from each group will advance to the playoffs.

Playoffs will be played in a single-elimination best-of-three, except for the grand final which is played in a best-of-five series.