Intel Extreme Masters held the IEM: Global Challenge group stage draw and announced the first matches. The tournament is scheduled to take place online from December 15 to 20. The championship prize pool is $500,000.
Each group has 4 teams. All matches are best of 3. The best 2 teams advance to the playoffs.
In the playoffs, the system is single elimination, the semi-finals are best of 3, and the grand final is best of 5.
Chaos Esports Club
December 15 at 12:00 CET: Vitality vs Chaos Esports Club
December 15 at 15:30 CET: Complexity Gaming vs Astralis
December 15 at 19:00 CET: FURIA Esports vs Natus Vincere
December 16 at 12:00 CET: Heroic vs Team Liquid