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IEM Dallas 2022 - How to watch, schedule, format, teams, more

Here's everything you need to know to keep up with IEM Dallas 2022, including how to watch, schedule, teams competing, and more.
IEM Dallas 2022 - How to watch, schedule, format, teams, more

The Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) has arrived at DreamHack Dallas and is a highlight of the 2022 esports calendar as the first major Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) international esports event to take place in North America since December 2019.

IEM Dallas 2022 is an S-tier tournament hosting 16 world-class esports teams with a prize pool of $250,000. The tournament precedes the highly anticipated BLAST Premier Spring Final, taking place in Lisbon on 15th June, which will see teams battle for a spot in the World Final later this year.

This event is certainly not one to be missed. Here's everything you need to know about IEM Dallas 2022, including the streams and how to watch, schedule, format, teams, prize distribution, and more.

IEM Dallas 2022 - Stream and How to watch

IEM Dallas will be broadcast on the official ESL Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Twitch channels. We have linked the A and B streams below for your convenience.

Stream A


Stream B


IEM Dallas 2022 - Schedule and Format

IEM Dallas 2022 will run from 30th May to 6th June 2022, split into two phases. The Group Stage concluded on 2nd June 2022 and will be followed by the IEM Dallas Playoffs, starting from 3rd - 5th June 2022 in the arena at the DreamHack Dallas event.

Group Stage

The Group Stage featured 16 teams divided equally into two groups, competing in a double-elimination format. The opening matches of the Group Stage were played as a BO1, and all remaining games were played as a BO3.

The teams placing in the top three of each group advanced to the Playoffs. These are the results from the Group Stage:

Group A

  • 1st - ENCE
  • 2nd - FaZe Clan
  • 3rd - G2 Esports
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G2 Esports escaped elimination by defeating Team Vitality 2-0 in the LB Group Stage. (Picture: Twitter / Intel Extreme Masters)

Group B

  • 1st - BIG
  • 2nd - FURIA Esports
  • 3rd - Cloud9

The seeding for the Playoffs was as follows: Group Stage winners advanced to the Semifinals, and runner-ups (i.e., teams placed 2nd and 3rd in each group) advanced to the Quarterfinals as the high and low seeds, respectively.


The IEM Dallas Playoffs will see the top six teams compete in a single-elimination bracket. The Quarterfinals and Semifinals matches will be played as BO3, while the Grand Final will be played as a BO5.

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IEM Dallas 2022 Playoffs Bracket. (Picture: Twitter / Intel Extreme Masters)

The schedule for the Playoffs is indicated below (all times are in British Summer Time).

  • 3rd June | 19:00 - FURIA vs. G2 Esports
  • 3rd June | 22:30 - FaZe vs. Cloud9
  • 4th June | 17:00 - ENCE vs. TBD
  • 4th June | 20:30 - BIG vs. TBD
  • 5th June | 17:00 - TBD vs. TBD

IEM Dallas 2022 - All Teams Competing

IEM Dallas 2022 will feature some of the best teams in CS:GO. Here is the full list of teams competing in the tournament.

  • ENCE *
  • FaZe Clan *
  • FURIA Esports *
  • G2 Esports *
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • Astralis
  • Cloud9 *
  • Team Vitality
  • MOUZ
  • Team Liquid
  • Complexity Gaming
  • Imperial Esports
  • Encore ESC
  • BIG *
  • Movistar Riders
  • MIBR

* Advanced to Playoffs

IEM Dallas 2022 - Prize Pool and Tournament Circuit Points

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Cloud9 was the final team to advance to the IEM Dallas 2022 Playoffs. (Picture: Twitter / Intel Extreme Masters)

IEM Dallas 2022 will feature a total prize pool of $250,000. The distribution of prize money is indicated below.

  • 1st - $100,000
  • 2nd - $42,000
  • 3rd to 4th - $20,000
  • 5th to 6th - $10,000
  • 7th to 8th - $6,000
  • 9th to 12th - $5,000
  • 13th to 16th - $4,000

The teams placing in the top 12 will also earn Tournament Circuit Points toward the ESL Pro  Tour and BLAST Premier leagues.

Place Pro Tour BLAST Premier
1st 1000 pts 2400 pts
2nd 750 pts 1200 pts
3rd - 4th 525 pts 750 pts
5th - 6th 350 pts 225 pts
7th - 8th 200 pts 225 pts
9th - 12th 100 pts -

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Featured image courtesy of ESL / Intel Extreme Masters.