This October, the IEM will be stopping in Dubai for the next event of Intel Extreme Masters IV. The event will take place only two weeks after the Global Challenge in Chengdu. With $30,000 up for grabs, the event will be full of competition. Below is the official release from the ESL:
This October will feature yet another event of the Intel Extreme Masters IV. Only two weeks after the Global Challenge Chengdu, Intel Extreme Masters will stop in the Middle East. An additional $30,000 will be up for grabs at Gitex Shopper in Dubai.
Counter-Strike Global Challenge and Local Pro/Am
Last year we saw one of the most exciting CS tournaments of the year taking place in the big city of the United Arab Emirates. And again the world’s best Counter-Strike teams will compete for $30,000 at the Gitex Shopper in Dubai from 17th until 24th of October 2009. Furthermore there will be a Local Pro/Am competition in an unnamed discipline which remains secret for now. A lot of gaming bundles will be at stake for this tournament.
Intel Extreme Masters prize pool raised to $530,000
Thanks to the ongoing engagement of Alienware we can hold this event in Dubai and put additional $30,000 to the immense prize pool of the Intel Extreme Masters Season 4. So now a total prize pool of $530,000 will be delivered for the global league of eSports champions.