Mike Stubbs . Tournaments . Tuesday 21st February 2017 . 10:41
ESL has released the schedule for the Intel Extreme Masters Masters CS:GO event that starts next weekend.
The teams have been split into two groups of six and will play a round robin format on the first two days. From this the top placing team in the group will advance to the semi finals, while the second and third place will play in the quarter final.
Group A features Immortals, Fnatic, Ninjas In Pyjamas, FaZe Clan, OpTic Gaming and Astralis.
Group B features Heroic, Natus Vincere, North, Virtus.pro, SK Gaming and Cloud9.
The round robin stage starts on Wednesday March 1st as OpTic and Astralis go at it again in the first match. Then the quarter finals starting off the knockout stage on Friday March 3rd, with the final taking place on Sunday March 5th. The final will be a best of five.
The full schedule can be seen on the IEM website.