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The ESL One Cologne 2015 champions have been crowned!

Joanna Duda
Pro Gaming Content Manager
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After the thrilling quarterfinals, the time came to determine who would claim victory in the Valve major and lift the ESL One trophy. Four of the world’s very best CS:GO teams - Virtus.pro, Team SoloMid, Team EnVyUs and Fnatic - clashed at the LANXESS Arena in front of thousands of passionate fans to battle it out for the championship title and their share of the whopping US$250,000 prize pool.

All of the teams brought outstanding performances, giving the roaring crowd tons of reasons to cheer. However, there could only be one ESL One Cologne 2015 champion, and in the end that turned out to be none other than Fnatic, the Swedish team having made history big time by earning their third major and first back-to-back major win.

See how things unfolded below!

The semifinals

Team EnVyUs vs. Team SoloMid

  • Map one: Cache 16-12
  • Map two: Dust2 8-16
  • Map three: Inferno 16-9

Virtus.pro vs. Fnatic

  • Map one: Mirage 16-6
  • Map two: Inferno 14-16
  • Map three: Cobblestone 7-16

The grand final

Team EnVyUs vs. Fnatic

  • Map one: Dust 2 15-19
  • Map two: Cobblestone 7-16

If you missed any of the matches, check out our YouTube playlist with all of the VODs.

Thank you for an outstanding event!

ESL One Cologne 2015 was the world’s biggest CS:GO event yet. With top teams, thrilling matches and an incredible crowd, tons of wonderful memories were made and emotions shared.

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the LANXESS Arena and tuned in online. Thank you to all the great teams who performed on the big stage. Thank you to everyone who made this out-of-this-world event happen - and see you at the next one!

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