IEM Katowice 2017 to feature $250,000 SCII tournament

by Jan 13 2017

IEM Season XI Katowice 2017 will feature a StarCraft 2 tournament with one of the largest prize pools in recent time, a $250,000 pot, ESL announced on Friday.

The only recent SCII tournaments with bigger prize pools have been Blizzard's 2016 WCS Global Playoffs and Finals, which featured a $500,000 pot, and the upcoming Alibaba event World Electronic Sports Games 2016, which has a $300,000 pot.

The event will take place on Feb. 27 to March 5 and will feature 76 players competing for a $100,000 first prize. Qualifiers kick off on Jan. 25

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