Four become two in the second day of Intel Extreme Masters Cologne

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Ella McConnell
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The second day of Intel Extreme Masters Cologne is now over, and with it so are the semifinals. Six teams became four on Saturday and yesterday that number fell to two, with the Intel Extreme Masters title and trophy now only a few precious matches away. However, it wasn’t an easy fight.

The first match of the day saw the new Fnatic lineup face off against the Qiao Gu Reapers. After an abundance of aces, the Reapers surrendered the first game to their opponents. However, the second game saw them make a comeback and, with the third going well in their favor, Fnatic was forced to make a surrender of their own. Next up was Ever versus H2k, with the former taking the first matchup with flying colors. H2k pushed back in game two, forcing the series to a third game, but after an intense fight it was Ever who eventually emerged victorious.

The semifinal results

Fnatic vs. Qiao Gu Reapers

Match Winner Match time
Match one Fnatic 33:04
Match two Qiao Gu Reapers 38:10
Match three Qiao Gu Reapers 00:00

Ever vs. H2k

Match Winner Match time
Match one Ever 31:37
Match two H2k 38:38
Match three Ever 31:47

Next up: the grand final

Kicking off in just a few short hours will be the all-important grand final faceoff between Qiao Gu Reapers and Ever. With the largest share of the US$50,000 prize pool as well as the Intel Extreme Masters Cologne 2015 title and trophy at stake, we’re sure to see some amazing League of Legends action.

Tune in here to watch the grand final unfold from 16:40 CET, and don’t forget to follow the official Intel Extreme Masters Cologne website along with the IEM Twitter and Facebook accounts for updates and highlights.