IEM Sydney 2019 schedule, streams and teams

The Counter-Strike bandwagon heads Down Under with IEM Sydney 2019 taking place from April 30th to May 5th.

Sixteen CSGO teams will contest the $250,000 (USD) prize pool event at the Qudos Bank Arena, with the winners taking home $100,000.

IEM Sydney 2019 schedule

IEM Sydney groups are staged from April 30th to May 2nd. First matches are best-of-one with all other matches BO3.

The playoffs start on May 3rd ahead of the final on May 5th. All playoff matches are BO3, except for the final, which is BO5.

Each day's play starts at 4am CEST / 3am BST.

Day-by-day IEM Sydney 2019 schedule

Live streams

IEM Sydney live streams can be found on the CSGO matches section of

Betting odds

The absence of Astralis makes IEM Sydney 2019 particularly open and intruiging for those who enjoy a bet on CSGO.

Team Liquid are the slight favourites, ahead of FaZe, while Renegades could be worth a look on home turf.

The teams

Each of the IEM Sydney 2019 groups features eight teams with the top three from each group progressing to playoffs. Group winners go directly to semi-finals, while second-placed and third-placed teams from each group go through to the quarter-finals.

Group A

  • Team Liquid
  • BOOT-dream[S]cape
  • mousesports
  • BIG
  • Ninjas In Pyjamas
  • eUnited
  • MVP PK
  • Renegades

Group B

  • FaZe Clan
  • Chiefs ESC
  • ViCi Gaming
  • NRG Esports
  • Fnatic
  • Heroic
  • Grayhound
  • MIBR