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The remaining ESL One Cologne playoff slots have been secured!

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This Thursday, ESL One Cologne, the world’s biggest CS:GO event, kicked off with the group stage. Sixteen of the best CS:GO teams clashed in the battle for playoff slots, with four teams already having emerged victorious and secured a spot on day one. After all the matches ended, the groups were redrawn and the fight for the remaining four slots in the quarterfinals at the LANXESS Arena resumed.

The matches

Yesterday’s deciding matches unfolded as follows:

Group E

Matchup

Result

CLG vs. eBettle

16-14

Natus Vincere vs. CLG

16-14

Group F

Matchup

Result

Team Kinguin vs. Team Immunity

16-13

Cloud9 vs. Team Kinguin

13-16

Group G

Matchup

Result

Team Titan vs. Renegades

9-16

Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. Renegades

16-5

Group H

Matchup

Result

FlipSid3 Tactics vs. mousesports

16-14

Luminosity Gaming vs. FlipSid3 Tactics

22-18

Time for the playoffs!

The eight best teams will perform at the LANXESS Arena in today’s quarterfinals: Fnatic, Virtus.pro, Team SoloMid, Team EnVyUs, Team Kinguin, Natus Vincere, Ninjas in Pyjamas and Luminosity Gaming. Everything kicks off at 10:45 CEST - tune in here for all the action, and be sure to stay up to date by following @ESLCS on Twitter, Facebook and visiting the official ESL One Cologne website!