IEM esports news

Intel Extreme Masters Spring betting is now open with esports betting sites having markets live on another of the highly anticipated events, with the 2024 Counter-Strike season now in full swing. The 2024 IEM Spring event will be played in Chengdu, China from April 8-14, with the world’s best teams congregating for the week-long event with US$250,000 in prize money on offer and a huge viewing attendance expected, both in-person and online. IEM Spring betting sites offer odds on everything from the outright winner, to highest kill percentage on certain maps, right through to player of the tournament. IEM Spring CS2 betting sites will also have head-to-head odds on matches as they draw closer. You can bet on IEM Spring with the following esports betting sites, or read on for the latest IEM Spring betting information and news.

IEM Spring Betting News

IEM Spring Betting Tips

IEM Spring Betting 2024

CS:GO IntelThe Intel Extreme Masters is one of a few tournaments that has run for over a decade now on the esports professional scene, with their first collaboration with ESL coming in 2006 when they organised an IEM for Counter-Strike 1.6 and Warcraft III.

The Intel Extreme Masters will return to China for the first time since 2019 due to the COVID pandemic. IEM Chengdu 2024 will be the first international Counter-Strike event to be held in the country since the start of 2020. Since announcing that the IEM Spring tournament will take place in 2024, several other esports leagues have followed suit by announcing events in China.

In this CS2 IEM Spring betting guide you will find tournament details, team details and odds from the best esports betting sites.

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IEM Spring 2024 teams

Of the 16 teams that will take their place at IEM Spring, six of those are ESL Partner Teams, five are invited by the organiser based on their ESL World Ranking, while two come from the European Qualifier and one team will come from each of the Asian, North American and South American qualifiers.

IEM Spring Format

  • Group Stage

    • Two double-elimination format (GSL) groups
    • Each group has eight teams
    • Opening matches are best-of-one
    • All following matches are best-of-three
    • The top three teams from each group advance to the playoffs
    • Group winners advance to the semi-finals
    • Group runners-up advance to the quarterfinals as High Seeds
    • Group third placegetters advance to the quarterfinals as Low Seeds
  • Playoffs

    • Single-elimination bracket
    • All matches are best-of-three

  • IEM Spring Prize Pool Distribution

    The US$250,000 IEM Spring prize pool will be distributed as the table shows below.

    Place Prizemoney ($USD) BLAST Premier Points
    1st $100,000 1,400
    2nd $42,000 1,000
    3rd-4th $20,000 600
    5th-6th $10,000 400
    7th-8th $6,000 300
    9th-12th $5,000 0
    13th-16th $4,000 0

    CS2 IEM Spring previous winners

    • 2017 (Sydney): SK Gaming
    • 2018 (Sydney): FaZe Clan
    • 2019 (Sydney): Team Liquid
    • 2020: Cancelled
    • 2021: Cancelled
    • 2022: Cancelled
    • 2023 (Rio): Team Vitality
    • 2024 (Chengdu): FaZe Clan

    Where to watch the IEM Spring event?

    Every match of the IEM Spring event will be broadcast live by the ESL CS2 twitch channel (, with all of the highlights and full day VOD’s uploaded to their YouTube channel ( after every day of the event.