With IEM San Jose just around the corner, IEM has announced theÂ brackets for the upcoming IEM San Jose on November 21st. It was recently revealed that Amazon would be backing the event, boosting the total prize pool by $25,000 and holding a crowdfunded sales event at http://amazon.com/IEM to further that number.
In addition, Thevoting for North American LCS teams to IEM Cologne has opened, with four teams who have not been featured in previous IEM events this year eligible as candidates. They will join the already qualified Edward Gaming from China, and the recent champions of the 2015 LoL KeSPA Cup, ESC Ever.
Finally, Mark Cuban, Â owner of the Dallas Mavericks and Magnolia Pictures, will be competing against Intel CEOÂ Brian Krzanich in a celebrity showmatchÂ for charity during the San Jose event. Teams will consist of Krzanich and Cuban at the head of their own roster of former professional players.
â€” Brian Krzanich (@bkrunner) November 17, 2015
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