Welcome Heroic, Space Soldiers and Team Liquid to ESL One Cologne 2017!

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This past weekend, May 20-21, the European and North American closed qualifiers for ESL One Cologne 2017 took place. A total of three slots in the main event was available: two in the European qualifier and one in the North American qualifier. All of the competing teams gave it their all but in the end it was Heroic and Space Soldiers from Europe, as well as Team Liquid from North America who will join the already stacked team lineup of ESL One Cologne.


Round of 12

  • BIG vs. FlipSid3 Tactics 2-0
  • Team Dignitas vs. K29 2-0
  • Tundra Esports vs. Team Kinguin 2-1
  • Space Soldiers vs. Outlaws 2-0


  • Heroic vs. BIG 2-0
  • Tricked Esport vs. Team Dignitas 0-2
  • GODSENT vs. Tundra Esports 2-0
  • Team ENVYUS vs. Space Soldiers 0-2


  • Heroic vs. Team Dignitas 2-0
  • GODSENT vs. Space Soldiers 0-2

North America


  • Renegades vs. compLexity 2-0
  • Misfits vs. Splyce 2-0


  • CLG vs. Renegades 2-0
  • Team Liquid vs. Misfits 2-1


  • CLG vs. Team Liquid 0-2

See you in Cologne!

Big congratulations to Heroic, Space Soldiers and Team Liquid for coming out on top in the closed qualifiers - we cannot wait to see them compete at ESL One Cologne! They will join the 12 invited teams, making the competition even more stiff: FNATIC, Ninjas in Pyjamas, SK Gaming, OpTic Gaming,, North, FaZe Clan, Natus Vincere, Immortals, Cloud9, G2 Esports and mousesports.

The final team will be determined through the Chinese qualifier - find all information here.

Tickets to ESL One Cologne 2017 are available - be sure to join us as we once again make CS:GO history with unforgettable matches, world-class plays and outstanding crowd and atmosphere!

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