ESL Cologne 2019 returns to the Cathedral of Counterstrike, the German esports giant has announced. The schedule is set for the three-day LAN Finale in July. LANXESS Arena welcomes from 5th to 7th of July 2019.
The defending champions, Natus Vincere will be likely among the invited ones, alongside other 11 teams. Whereas, two European teams will have the chance to qualify. Asia & America too will have one slot each.
??⛪️ The Cathedral of Counter-Strike calls on the faithful once again. #ESLOne Cologne returns to the LANXESS Arena on July 5-7 2019 with 16 of the best teams in the world fighting for a US$300,000 prize pool.
— ESL Counter-Strike (@ESLCS) November 27, 2018
The prize pool of the event has been set to $300,000 with the winners taking home $125,000. Subsequent to the 2018 installment.