IEM Fall initial matchups announced
The action starts on Wednesday with the initial set of Oceanic matches.
ESL have announced the initial matchups for the upcoming Regional Major Ranking (RMR) events that will take place between September 29 - October 10.
The European, North American and CIS events will start with a round-robin group stage before moving to a single-elimination bracket. Meanwhile, the Asian, Oceanic, and South American teams will only have to play a double-elimination bracket.
IEM Fall North America and Asia will start on October 5 while the other events will all kick off several days earlier, on September 29.
The Oceanic teams will open up the last cycle of RMR events while the CIS, European and South American regions will see their first round of matches later in the day. In the CIS tournament, IEM Fall will also have teams playing two matches on on the opening day.
The opening matchups for IEM Fall are as follows:
*In Central European and Eastern time zones the South American matches will be played on Thursday morning
The North America and Asia tournaments, starting on October 5, will have the following opening matches: