The Dates For IEM Katowice And IEM Cologne 2023

The Dates For IEM Katowice And IEM Cologne 2023

ESL has announced the official dates for the 2023 IEM Katowice and IEM Cologne tournaments. The massive two events will be taking place around six months apart from one another; one will be coming at the start of the year, with the other planned for summertime.

IEM Katowice 2023 for starters will be held between the 31st of January and the 12th of February, and will see the CS:GO playoffs being played live at the Spodek Arena, all before the StarCraft II World Championship takes place there as well.

  • Venue: Spodek Arena, Katowice, Poland
  • Play-in: January 31-February 1
  • Group Stage: February 2–5
  • Playoff: February 10 – February 12
  • Number of Teams: 24
  • Prize Pool: $1,000,000

IEM Cologne 2023, set between the 25th of July and the 6th of August, will see the CS:GO playoffs stage being played live at the LANXESS arena in the city.

  • Venue: LANXESS Arena, Cologne, Germany
  • July 25–26 – Play-In Stage
  • July 27–30 – Group Stage
  • August 4–6 – Playoffs
  • Number of Teams: 24
  • Prize Pool: $1,000,000

Tickets will start selling for Katowice 2023 already on the 22nd of September at 14:00 BST/15:00 CEST.

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