IEM Dallas features a $250,000 prize pool.

After a packed season of events, Counter-STrike esports moves to North America with IEM Dallas 2024. The tournament brings together some of the brightest talent for a six-day event with a $250,000 prize pool. Here’s all you need to know about IEM Dallas including participating teams, rosters, and more. 

Where can I watch IEM Dallas 2024?

IEM Dallas 2024 will broadcast live on Twitch. We have also embedded the stream below for your convenience. 

Which teams are taking part in IEM Dallas 2024?

There are sixteen teams taking part in IEM Dallas 2024. The sixteen teams include five ESL Partner teams, and one hero invite. The rest of the teams join in based on their ESL World Ranking and various qualifiers. Here are each of the sixteen teams and how they have joined the event.

  • BIG
  • Complexity Gaming
  • FaZe Clan
  • MOUZ
  • Natus Vincere
  • Team Vitality
  • M80
  • Team Spirit
  • Team Falcons
  • G2 esports
  • Monte
  • Virtus.Pro
  • Heroic
  • Team liquid
  • 9z Team
  • FlyQuest (Oceanic Qualifier)

What is the tournament format?

The tournament group stage has two teams with each group having eight teams each. The double-elimination format for the tournament will see best-of-one opening matches. All subsequent matches are best-of-three series. 

The top three teams from each group will advance to the playoffs. They earn their seeding in the following way

  • Group stage winners advance to semifinals
  • Runners-up move to the Quarterfinals as High Seeds
  • 3rd place teams advance to Quarterfinals as Low Seeds

The playoffs are a single-elimination bracket where all matches are best-of-three series. 

IEM Dallas 2024 Prize Pool and Results

IEM Dallas 2024 features a combined prize pool of $250,000. However, for many teams, the bigger prize is the first-place slot which guarantees an invitation to IEM Cologne 2024. IEM Cologne is a marquee event to the calendar year and will bring with it the prestige of playing in the Cathedral of Counter-Strike at the Lanxess Arena.