ESL One Cologne 2016 groups have been drawn and G2. Esports has been placed alongside fnatic, FaZe and Luminosity which will definitely to be a group to lookout for. The event begins on 5th of July in Cologne, Germany.
At the ESL One Cologne Offline qualifiers, 16 teams fought for the 8 challengers spot, which will be facing off the legends at ESL One Cologne Majors 2016, competing for a breathtaking US$1,000,000 pool. The ESL One Cologne 2016 groups were drawn with the impact of the newly introduced Swiss system, from which eight challengers were listed in the groups according to their winning speed.
ESL One Cologne 2016 groups
Group A – Liquid, Virtus.pro, mousesports, EnVyus
Group B – Luminosity, FaZe, fnatic, G2
Group C – Astralis, CLG, Gambit, dignitas
Group D – Natus Vincere, NiP, OpTic, Flipsid3
Interestingly, there will be a close match-up in Group C and B since all the teams have been performing really week. After Luminosity’s and Fnatic’s breathtaking performances in the majors and G2’s team performance in the recent times, it will be very entertaining to see which two team will take the spot. Group B will surely have a major upset in the closure stage while the rest groups seems pretty balanced and predictable. The match format and other important information for travelers has been shared by ESL recently.