ESL and Intel Welcomed 169,000 Fans Across Two Weekends of World Class Esports in Katowice, Poland
ESL, the world’s largest esports company, and Intel Corporation, one of the leading brands in esports, celebrate the conclusion of two of the largest events on the 2018 esports calendar. Once again, Katowice, Poland’s Spodek Arena hosted ESL One Katowice powered by Intel® and Intel® Extreme Masters (IEM) World Championship Katowice. ESL One Katowice took place February 24-25, 2018, bringing the first-ever Dota 2 Major to the country. The following weekend, running March 3-4, 2018, IEM, the longest-running global pro gaming circuit in the world, celebrated the finale of its 12th season. Over the course of the two weekends, 169,000 fans filled Spodek Arena for a front row seat to two of the most prestigious competitions in all of esports.