IEM Katowice is just around the corner! We have brackets, broadcast times, and...a surprise! You will have the chance to earn in-game loot simply by tuning in to Twitch for the first major tournament of the StarCraft II World Championship Series for 2019. $400,000 will be on the line for players, but you can earn these items simply by watching! Remember, the IEM Katowice War Chest is still available, which means you have the chance to earn War Chest XP and Twitch drops at the same time! Here’s everything you need to know about SC2 at IEM Katowice, including how to ensure you’ll earn your Twitch drops.
IEM Katowice continues its run as the most stacked tournament in StarCraft history, with 76 players featured. Nearly every contender from the WCS Circuit and WCS Korea is present, looking to jumpstart their position in the 2019 WCS standings. For the complete list of competitors, check out the Round of 24 Qualified Players and the Round of 76 Open Bracket Players.
English - ESL_SC2
Korean - tvCrank
German - TaKeTV, Mintcrystall , MarthTV, BelAirStarcraft
French - OgamingSC2
Polish - ESL_SC2_pl
Russian - SC2RuHub
Spanish (LatAm) - ESL_LatAm, ESL_LatAm2, HorussTV, Adrrich, Dysix
Italian - ESL_SC2_it
All hours that eligible channels are broadcasting IEM Katowice between February 25 and March 3 will count towards your Twitch drop rewards. Here are the start times for each day of the tournament:
Monday, February 25 from 11:00 a.m. CET / 2:00 a.m. PT
Tuesday, February 26 from 11:00 a.m. CET / 2:00 a.m. PT
Thursday, February 28 from 11:30 a.m. CET / 2:30 a.m. PT
Friday, March 1 from 11:30 a.m. CET / 2:30 a.m. PT
Saturday, March 2 from 11:30 a.m. CET / 2:30 a.m. PT
Sunday, March 3 from 11:00 a.m. CET / 2:00 a.m. PT
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