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Coverage: ESL One: Cologne 2016 Qualifier

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With an updated system, the final qualifiers for ESL One: Cologne 2016 will surely get more unpredictable!


Tournament Policy

ESL One: Cologne 2016 Qualifier will take place in the city of Katawice, Poland from June 9-12. 16 teams will face off against each other to find 8 best squads to make it into the most desireble tournament for any CS:GO esportman, the Major. The qualifiers themsemselves will use the Swiss system, which is widely used in chess tournaments. 

Under this system, teams will play a maximum of five best-of-one matches. Three losses will result in leaving the competition. After the pre-determined rivals in the first round, teams will go on playing in the next rounds with opponents they haven't played with before. It's noteworthy that they will have the same number of victories. When all five rounds are over, top eight teams reaching ESL One: Cologne 2016 will be found.

Prize fund:

1-8 place — slot in ESL One: Cologne 2016

Match schedule (CET) and Results:

 HellRaisers [9:16]  Flipsid3 Tactics @overpass

 HellRaisers [14:16]  OptIc Gaming @cache

 HellRaisers [16:10]  Team Dignitas @nuke

 HellRaisers [8:16]  Gamers2 @dust2

 HellRaisers [16:9]  Splyce @cobblestone



 HellRaisers  mousesports  FLuffy Gangsters  Team Empire









        El Patron 

 Gamers2  Flipsid3 Tactics  Immortals  OptIc Gaming














 Team EnVyUs  TyLoo  SPLYCE  FaZe Clan






 Cloud9  Team Dignitas  Gambit Gaming  Renegades


















Cheer for HellRaisers!