The amazing crowds of the 2015 IEM Expo in Katowice

We’d like to take this moment to convey our profound gratitude to the thousands of fans who streamed into Spodek to watch the tournaments of the IEM Expo live in Katowice. Their massive success would not have been possible without the unbelievable crowd at Spodek – the turnout and enthusiasm of the fans went beyond our wildest expectations, turning the weekend into a record-setting spectacles for the ages both on and off the screen.

It’s hard to convey the epic proportions of the IEM Expo in Katowice with words, so instead here are some of the best shots of the crowd from the Intel Extreme Masters weekend so you can experience the atmosphere for yourself!

A godlike following


We know who they came to see.

Up close and personal


Great interaction between fans and personalities!

Poro sighting


All the way from the Howling Abyss.

Involved in the action


On the edge of their seats.

Home turf advantage


Virtus.pro enjoyed tremendous support on the CS:GO stage.

Filling arenas


What a sight!

We’ve gathered 25 of our favorite Katowice crowd shots in a Facebook album so you can relive the amazing atmosphere of the event. See yourself or your friends in any of the photos? Tag them!

Thank you to all the esports fans who traveled to Katowice or tuned in to our broadcasts online – we hope to see you at one of our upcoming stadium events soon.

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