EMS One Katowice viewer's guide

With EMS One Katowice knocking on the door we bring you the viewer's guide for the second major event of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

The EMS One Katowice held during IEM 8 is drawing closer with all sixteen teams set to travel to Katowice, Poland and it is time for us to continue with the coverage of the upcoming major.

In case you have wondered when your favorite teams play in the Spodek Arena, the viewer's guide will shed some light on the full schedule of EMS One, which is set to begin on Thursday, March 13th.

shox's Titan will kick off the show 

All casters, analysts, the observer and the host were already announced in our previous news, so if you don't know who to expect on the stream, head over here. For the groups, you can visit our event page.

Alongside the official stream there is a number of partner streams covering the tournament in English, German, Polish, Spanish, Portuguese, French and Russian, which will show up in the stream section at our main page once they're live.

The show will start on Thursday at 13:00 with a match from groups A and B, while the remaining two will start at 18:00 . Friday is reserved for the first three quarter-finals, while the remaining one and the semi-finals will be played on Saturday.

Here's the full schedule of the event:

Thursday, March 13th:
13:00 France Titan vs. Germany mousesports
13:00 Sweden NiP vs. Denmark 3DMAX
14:00 Ukraine HellRaisers vs. Poland Virtus.pro
14:00 France LDLC.com
vs. Australia Vox Eminor
15:00 A1 winner vs. A2 winner
15:00 B1 winner
vs. B2 winner
16:00 A1 loser
vs. A2 loser
16:00 B1 loser
vs. B2 loser
17:00 A3 loser
vs. A4 winner

17:00 B3 loser
vs. B4 winner

18:00 Sweden fnatic vs. Denmark Reason C1
18:00 United States compLexity vs. France Clan-Mystik D1
19:00 Denmark dignitas vs. United States iBUYPOWER C2
19:00 Sweden LGB vs. Ukraine Natus Vincere D2
20:00 C1 winner vs. C2 winner C3
20:00 D1 winner vs. D2 winner D3
21:00 C1 loser vs. C2 loser C4
21:00 D1 loser vs. D2 loser D4
22:00 C3 loser vs. C4 winner
22:00 D3 loser vs. D4 winner
Friday, March 14th:
13:00 Quarter-final #1
16:00 Quarter-final #2
19:00 Quarter-final #3  
Saturday, March 15th
13:00 Quarter-final #4
16:00 Semi-final #1
19:00 Semi-final #2
Sunday, March 16th  
13:00 Grand final  

HLTV.org will of course be ready to provide you with full coverage from this year's first major event taking place on March 13th-16th with $250,000 up for grabs.

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2014-03-11 17:23
My body is ready
2014-03-11 17:23
8 replies
2014-03-11 17:41
5 replies
japenese internet is so fucking strange
2014-03-11 18:14
3 replies
You think there is a different internet in Japan?
2014-03-11 18:15
2 replies
I do think so aswell... I imagine it with a lot of schoolgirls and tentacles everywhere
2014-03-11 23:01
1 reply
2014-03-12 22:58
United Kingdom peaks
2014-03-13 05:10
letsgo for delay
2014-03-11 17:24
16-4 for titans
2014-03-11 17:24
Dreamteam? hltv is going down!
2014-03-11 17:25
6 replies
2014-03-11 17:32
1 reply
damn, abord mission. flies away
2014-03-11 17:33
2014-03-11 17:54
3 replies
2014-03-11 18:15
2 replies
I Won ... !
2014-03-11 18:38
1 reply
2014-03-11 18:46
2014-03-11 17:25
GL TitaN1
2014-03-11 17:25
noooooooo i going on football tournament Thursday :(
2014-03-11 17:26
2014-03-11 17:27
no dreamteam, are u kidding me :|
2014-03-11 17:27
3 replies
1 reply
thanks :x
2014-03-11 17:32
Where does it say that?
2014-03-11 17:34
The fact that steel is observing makes all the difference in the world. Can't wait
2014-03-11 17:30
12 replies
But there is only one official stream :'( They wont be covering 50% of the group matches on the official dream :( We are going to hear 1 for 1 trade for the rest of the matches.
2014-03-11 18:26
11 replies
Multi-Twitch it, mute Anders stream, and then you can watch both the matches at the same time, whilst listening to the official stream?
2014-03-11 19:03
9 replies
What if I wanted the Navi match and its not being streamed? :(
2014-03-11 19:07
7 replies
2014-03-11 19:13
Anders stream will be streaming whatever game that the official stream isn't streaming.
2014-03-11 19:19
5 replies
But 1 for 1 trade? :(
2014-03-11 19:22
4 replies
You do realise you could just watch in game? :P
2014-03-11 19:23
3 replies
too boring without casters :( I wish it could be like Dreamhack, 2 official streams running simultaneously! Would have been sweet!
2014-03-11 19:35
2 replies
You still wouldn't have avoided your initial problem?
2014-03-11 19:39
I don't see the problem here. Official stream, streams 50% of the matches and NiPTV streams the other half. You won't miss a match if you have both open just like with Dreamhack.
2014-03-12 01:22
Why would you mute Anders? Get another monitor instead and watch EVERYTHING :D
2014-03-12 10:56
reddit.com/r/GlobalOffensive/comments/20.. You will also get drops from watching NiPTV and i guess Anders is gonna stream the matches the official stream aren't Edit: didn't see Gumpsters replies
2014-03-11 22:08
lets go Lgb :D
2014-03-11 17:31
I am hoping for a 1 hour delay on sunday :/ rest of the matches is all covered up. I don't get why they are playing it so soon :(
2014-03-11 17:32
2 replies
because of lol and sc2 grandfinals scheduled later
2014-03-11 17:34
1 reply
I was kinda expecting that... it sucks but hopefully I am getting a way to see it.
2014-03-11 17:37
Friday, March 14th: 13:00 Quarter-final #1 16:00 Quarter-final #2 19:00 Quarter-final #3 Saturday, March 15th 13:00 Quarter-final #4 Are the teams from A and C group the quarterfinal matches #1 and #2 and are the teams from B and D group in quarterfinal matches #3 and #4 on saturday? I need to know this for my dreamteam,dont want to pick players from the teams that wont play on saturday at all...
2014-03-11 17:32
4 replies
"In the playoffs the teams will face each other in a single elimination bracket. The bracket will be drawn when the group stage comes to an end. The first round will be a team that finished in first place in the group versus a team that finished in second in another group. All games during the playoffs will be best of three." The draw is randomly done for QFs.
2014-03-11 17:35
3 replies
crap... And they really need to do double elimination playoffs for big tournaments like this..
2014-03-11 17:37
2 replies
2014-03-11 17:45
1 reply
because u can have a match worthy of finals in quarterfinals already if someone lets say fail 1 match in their groups,i know it lasts much longer that way but it would be better. Last time on Dreamhack winter it was also like this and i remember that i wanted to see i think dignitas vs fnatic ,but it was impossible because they were on the other side of the bracket :(
2014-03-11 17:51
ropz | 
Latvia `DinGo
Good luck for HeelRisers
2014-03-11 17:34
looks like my thursday is gone
2014-03-11 17:36
Group A is so stacked
2014-03-11 17:49
its great that the schedule is based around people that work, we get to miss most of the action cool!!
2014-03-11 17:56
GL Titan scream 88 plz shox clutch NBK show off Ex6 mindfreak smithzz kill them all
2014-03-11 17:57
Grand Finals at 1pm EU and 8am/5am US. LOL !
2014-03-11 18:01
3 replies
but its 5:30 evening in india...it's just so awesome, first time a tourny which has timings favouring indian audiences...:D
2014-03-11 18:09
2 replies
and 7pm in vietnam :x, i am so excited :D
2014-03-11 18:22
+1 except the Group D with Navi in it happening at wee hours :( Rest is awesome!
2014-03-11 18:29
DT market will only be opened at the end of the entire group stage?
2014-03-11 18:13
1 reply
of course it is :)
2014-03-11 18:15
btw please add dreamteam to cover hub
2014-03-11 18:21
hell yeah go LGB and iBP
2014-03-11 18:44
will be hell of a weekened -> CS, football and F1.. :D
2014-03-11 18:50
4 replies
2014-03-11 18:59
3 replies
yep and go Kamui!
2014-03-11 19:09
1 reply
2014-03-11 19:10
anyone but Vettel. :)
2014-03-12 02:40
Virtus pro and titan will destroy this event just watch
2014-03-11 19:06
SmithZz lan>all
2014-03-11 19:08
GL all, gl Titans but my heart is with Virtus Proland <3
2014-03-11 19:16
Which one will you watch? dignitas vs iBP or LGB vs NaVi hard to decide
2014-03-11 19:25
GL Na'Vi
2014-03-11 21:44
I'm going to miss most of the group stage matches. *sigh
2014-03-12 03:10
2014-03-12 04:25
Titan over LGB
2014-03-12 08:24
virtus.pro over titans
2014-03-12 12:03
Matches start 13.03, but LAN for spectators is available 14-16.03 ?
2014-03-12 13:34
2014-03-12 13:42
NiNjaaaaaaaS > ALL f0restwOw~ GeT_RiGht
2014-03-12 15:18
2014-03-12 18:18
final is bo3 or bo5 ?
2014-03-12 21:33
Venezuela cubek
Hope they have a great security because of DDoSing
2014-03-13 01:03
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