The Intel Extreme Masters, ESL's flagship competition, is starting off the tenth season with StarCraft II as one of the confirmed games to be played. Season 10 features a number of Global Challenges leading up to a World Championship. While compared to previous installments of IEM, the number of events has been significantly reduced.
The first main event of the season will be Shenzhen, organized by ESL and held at the Shenzen Cartoon and Animation Festival in China.
A series of qualifiers will be held across the globe to determine which 8 players from all over the world will be invited.