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Get ready for an action-packed weekend with StarCraft 2, Heroes of the Storm and Hearthstone tournaments during IEM Katowice 2016!

 

Katowice, Poland is the last stop of the Intel Extreme Masters esports tournaments, organised by Electronic Sports League (ESL). IEM Katowice 2016 is taking place this weekend (March 4-6) and will host some of the biggest European tournaments. There will be major tournaments for three Blizzard titles: the WCS Winter Championship in StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void; the European Spring Regional in Heroes of the Storm; and the ESL Legendary Series finals in Hearthstone. You can check Blizzard's official post here.

 

The Heroes of the Storm EU Spring Regional is definitely the event to watch: Europe’s best teams will fight for two precious spots in the Spring Global Championship (click here for our report on the NA Spring Regional). Our fellow Heroes of the Storm guide writer, Kendric Swissh, will be part of the casting team as an analyst.

 

In the ESL Hearthstone Legendary Series finals, 8 players will battle it out for the first place which awards the victor with $5,000 and 15 HCT points. Almost all of the players that qualified for the finals are not really well-known; they are: AKA Wonder, DoKy, Elscouta, espumito, Impact, Lucky Shadow, Silver Name and Zhivo. On the contrary, there will be an all-star crew of casters and analysts, which includes Aquablad, Elky, Ek0p, Gnimsh, Lothar and our very own Sottle.

 

We are excitedly waiting for the weekend and obviously we will keep you informed on all things IEM Katowice 2016. Good luck & have fun to everyone!

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