The draw for the group stage of IEM Oakland has been made, with the participating teams having been drawn into two groups.
The IEM Oakland tournament will be held at the Oracle stadium on the November 19-20th of 2016. It will feature 12 teams of which 8 have already been invited. The remaining four teams will be qualified via the IBP Masters 2016.
IEM Oakland will kick off with two groups of six teams, who will face each other in a round robin stage. The group winners will advance to the semi-finals, while the second and the third placed teams will move on to the quarter-finals. The first two rounds of the playoffs will feature a best-of-three format, while the title decider will be a best-of-five clash.
Below you can find the group draw in full:
|Group A||Group B|
|iBP Masters Seed B1||iBP Masters Seed A1|
|iBP Masters Seed A2||iBP Masters Seed B2|