The ESL One Cologne is set to take place from August 21-30 after being initially delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic throughout the globe. The tournament is hopefully scheduled to be held in the studio in Cologne.
The tournament has a prize pool of $1 million and will be one of the largest tournaments in the world. The teams are invited on the basis of their HLTV rankings and 8 teams have been invited directly to the main event including- Astralis, Natus Vincere, Liquid, 100 Thieves, fnatic, G2, mousesports, Faze. The other eight teams are placed in the Play-in stage including a few big teams as- Vitality and Ninjas in Pyjamas.
The first 18 teams invited to attend ESL One Cologne are:
- Team Liquid
- 100 Thieves
- FaZe Clan
- Ninjas in Pyjamas