IEM Beijing – Preview And Where To Watch

Only four teams remain at IEM Beijing this weekend. Eight teams were originally invited to compete, with the tournament getting started earlier this week. With the group stages in the books, it’ll be loser goes home from here on out.

What to watch:

The first match of the day gets underway at 1:00 PM eastern time. It’ll feature Team Vitality taking on the new-look 100 Thieves. For those who don’t know, they recently picked up the roster from Renegades and brought them under the 100 Thieves banner. Check out that match here.

In the afternoon, the other side of the bracket will be in action as Astralis takes on Faze Clan. The match is scheduled for a 4:50 start, but it’ll depend on how long the 100 Thieves/Vitality game runs. Astralis has been back to their dominant selves lately, but Faze Clan looked strong in a resilient win against Evil Geniuses. It can also be found here.

The Finals:

The winners of each match will be advancing to the finals on Sunday. The winner of that match will take home $125,000 dollars. The action is scheduled to get underway at 2:30 PM eastern time. Head on over to to check out all the action!

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