New Champions Crowned in First Weekend at Intel Extreme Masters World Championship

The first weekend of the 2017 World Championship of Intel Extreme Masters kicked off with exciting matches as teams vied for the “League of Legends” championship in Katowice, Poland. This year, the elite gaming competition spans two consecutive weekends for the first time, Feb. 25-26 and March 3-5.

Press Kit: 2017 Intel Extreme Masters

Next weekend, March 3-5, fans can tune in to watch on Twitch.tv the very best compete in the finals for “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” and “StarCraft II.” Fans can also join the excitement with the Sliver.TV app on their preferred VR head-mounted display to experience a 360-degree birds-eye view of the game action, first-person player views, player stats, and live commentary, plus enjoy the first-ever virtual eSports stadium experience.

The winner

During Season 11 finals of Intel Extreme Masters, Flash Wolves edged out G2 Esports in a best-of-five competition to become the 2017 “League of Legends” Intel Extreme Masters World Champions in Katowice.

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  • Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship 2017 opens for its second weekend March 3-5, 2017, at the Spodek Arena in Katowice, Poland. The longest-running eSports tournament, Intel Extreme Masters is hosting two weekends of pro gaming produced by ESL and
  • Flash Wolves celebrate their “League of Legends” victory at the Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship competition in Katowice, Poland on Sunday, Feb. 26. (Credit: ESL | Helena Kristiansson)
  • Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship 2017 opens for its second weekend March 3-5, 2017, at the Spodek Arena in Katowice, Poland. The longest-running eSports tournament, Intel Extreme Masters is hosting two weekends of pro gaming produced by ESL and p
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