IEM Oakland 2016 – Season 11 | League of Legends

LoL IEM 2016 Oakland LogoAfter the 2016 League of Legends World Championship has already concluded marking the end of the competitive season 6 and with Riot’s All-Star tournament 2016 still 2 months away the Intel Extreme Masters in Oakland try to sweeten us the tedious waiting time. The IEM Oakland 2016 is the second stop on the road of the highest division of the Electronic Sports League (ESL). The competition in Oakland marks the start of the eleventh ESL season featuring the popular games League of Legends and Counter Strike:GO. After the great opportunity for all participating teams in Oakland the ESL circuit takes a break in Gyeonggi (South Korea) before the season 11 will be completed in Katowice (Poland) as usual. The Oracle Arena in Oakland is one of the biggest sport venues in the United States and the IEM Oakland will be the first eSports event to be featured there. Also this time there will be a large prize pool of 100.000 US-Dollars, the lion’s share of 50.000 dollars will be the prize for the tournament’s winners. Don’t miss to turn in from November 16th to 20th when this prestigious event enters the next round because the next competitions of professional League of Legends won’t start before January with the 2017 LCS – League of Legends season 7.

More about IEM Oakland: CS:GO tournament – IEM (season 11) Oakland 2016
or the Season 11 Finals at League of Legends IEM 2017 Katowice

IEM Oakland – Prize Pool Distribution

Place Prize USD Team
Gold Medal Icon Winner
$ 50,000
and qualifies for IEM S11 World Championship
Team Logo Unicorns of Love EU LCS 2017 Unicorns of Love
Silver Medal Icon Runner Up
$ 20,000 Team Flash Wovles Logo - LoL Worlds Flash Wolves
Semifinalist Medal Icon
3rd-4th
$ 10,000 Team Logo TSM NA LCS 2017 Team SoloMid
Longzhu LCK Team Logo Longzhu Gaming
5th-6th $ 5,000 Team Intz Logo - LoL Worlds INTZ e-Sports
Chief eSports Club - LoL Team Logo Chiefs eSports Club

LoL IEM Oakland 2016 (Season 11) facts:

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  • Dates: 19/11/2016 – 20/11/2016
  • Location: Oakland, California – Oracle arena
  • Teams: 6 international League of Legends teams
  • Quarter/Semi-Finals: Best-of-3
  • Finals: Best-of-5
  • Patch: LoL 6.21
  • Prize Money: $ 100.000 US-Dollar
  • Tickets: Available on www.ticketmasters.com
  • Live stream for all matches
  • Betting Odds for all matches available
  • Match Predictions – Semifinals 
  • Hashtag: #iem #iemoakland

League of Legends Schedule IEM Oakland

As soon as the full schedule of the tournament is available, you will find all required information e.g. starting times and results right here.

Upcoming Matches:

 LoL – Grand Finals 

Grand Finals: Team Logo Unicorns of Love EU LCS 2017 UOL vs. Team Flash Wovles Logo - LoL Worlds FW      3   2  
Start Time: November 20th, 05:00 PM PDT / 08:00 PM EDT / 02:00 CEST (the next day)

-> Find the full schedule and all results for the League of Legends IEM Oakland here

LoL Teams at IEM Oakland 2016 (Season 11)

  • Team Flash Wovles Logo - LoL Worlds Flash Wolves
  • Team Logo Unicorns of Love EU LCS 2017 Unicorns of Love
  • Team Intz Logo - LoL Worlds INTZ eSports
  • Team Chiefs eSports Club LoL Team Logo The Chiefs eSports Club
  • Team SoloMid Logo - LoL Worlds Team SoloMid
  • Longzhu LCK Team Logo Longzhu Gaming

So far there are four participating teams announced for the tournament. While INTZ eSports and the Chiefs eSports Club qualified themselves at the qualification tournament for the IEM Oakland the Flash Wolves got directly invited as Summer Champion of the LMS league. The representatives of the European LCS, Unicorns of Love, are the replacement for team Splyce who declined the invitation after an up-and-down World Championship. Once the remaining teams are announced you will find a detailed summary right here.

IEM Oakland 2016 LoL Betting Odds

As soon as our recommended online bookmakers will provide League of Legends betting odds for the first matches of the LoL – IEM 2016 Oakland, you will find a comparison right below.

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Prize Pool

The prize pool of the tournament amounts in total 100.000 US-Dollars. You can find a detailed distribution of the prize money in the table below.

Position Prize Money
Winner $50,000
2nd Place $20,000
3rd – 4th  $10,000
5th – 6th $5,000

Game Format

League of Legends at IEM 2016The League of Legends tournament of the Intel Extreme Masters in Oakland basically consists of two parts: the group stage and the knockout stage. All eight participating teams will get divided into two groups of four teams, the two best challengers of each group will ascend into the playoffs.

Group Stage Overview

The group stage of the tournament takes place from November 16th to 19th 2016. The double elimination mode allows every team with two wins to move up to the semi-finals of the tournament. On the other hand every team with two losses will embark on the homebound journey. Every match of the preliminary round will be held in best-of-3 mode, two wins will guarantee the victory in every encounter.  (Group Stage canceled)

Playoffs Overview

The knockout stage of the tournament includes the semi-finals and the grand final on November, 20th 2016. While the semi-final matches will still be played in best-of-3 mode you can only win the grand final with three victories under your belt. The complete schedule of the tournament will be released soon, you will find everything you need to know right here as usual.

Ticket Information

There are still entrance tickets available for this event on the website www.ticketmaster.com. The price for these tickets ranges from 40 US-Dollars for simple two-day passes to over 150 US-Dollars for tickets including special goodies, fan signing and early entry.

League of Legends Livestream – IEM Oakland 2016

The whole League of Legends competition at IEM Oakland will be streamed live in various languages. You can watch the English live stream right here at our site. Just click on the play button to tune into the action and enjoy watching the LoL matches at Intel Extreme Masters Oakland!

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