ESL One Cologne schedule released

ESL has released the full schedule for the upcoming CS:GO major in Cologne.

Sixteen teams from all over the world will be taking part in the next Valve-sponsored major tournament, which will be held from August 20-23 across two locations: the MMC studios and the Lanxess Arena.

On the first day of the tournament, all four groups will be played out in the Upper Bracket. The four group winners will go straight into the quarter-finals, and then the groups will be redrawn, which means that the remaining 12 teams will be paired against new opponents in the Lower Bracket.


NiP will go up against CLG in the first match in Cologne 

The quarter-finals, which will be played in a best-of-three, single-elimination format, will be seeded to prevent potential group stage rematches before the grand final.

Below you can find the full schedule for the major:

Thursday, August 20
14:00 Sweden NiP vs. United States CLG A1
14:00 France EnVyUs vs. Ukraine FlipSid3 Tactics B1
15:25 Australia Renegades vs. Denmark Team SoloMid A2
15:25 Europe Team Kinguin vs. Brazil Luminosity B2
16:50 Winner A1 vs. Winner A2  
16:50 Winner B1 vs. Winner B2  
18:15 Sweden fnatic vs. Poland Team eBettle C1
18:15 Poland Virtus.pro vs. Australia Immunity D1
19:40 France Titan vs. CIS Natus Vincere C2
19:40 United States Cloud9 vs. Germany mousesports D2
21:05 Winner C1 vs. Winner C2  
21:05 Winner D1 vs. Winner D2  
Friday, August 21
12:00 Group E elimination      
13:25 Group E decider      
14:50 Group F elimination      
16:15 Group F decider      
17:40 Group G elimination      
19:05 Group G decider      
20:30 Group H elimination      
21:55 Group H decider      
Saturday, August 22
11:00 Quarter-final #1      
14:05 Quarter-final #2      
17:10 Quarter-final #3      
20:15 Quarter-final #4      
Sunday, August 23
12:00 Semi-final #1      
15:20 Semi-final #2      
19:00 Grand final      
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nice!
2015-08-13 02:51
1 reply
Are Group matches BO1?
2015-08-13 10:44
NICE matches!
2015-08-13 02:51
STICKER PLS
2015-08-13 02:51
nice!
2015-08-13 02:51
nice !!!
2015-08-13 02:51
nip vs clg
2015-08-13 02:52
#11
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World kasou
nice, (pr une fois)
2015-08-13 02:52
Expected
2015-08-13 02:52
lol
2015-08-13 02:52
i want to know the casters already.If TosspoT isnt there,this tournament is a fucking joke then.
2015-08-13 02:52
Hype STCKERS pls
2015-08-13 02:52
I TOUGHT IT WAS THE STICKERS :C
2015-08-13 02:52
mouz vs c9 niceee
2015-08-13 02:53
Stickers hype!
2015-08-13 02:53
nice 1
2015-08-13 02:53
This major is gonna be awesome :)
2015-08-13 02:53
where is fucking stickers my friend? :<<<<
2015-08-13 02:53
stickers
2015-08-13 02:54
ebettle vs immunity final
2015-08-13 02:57
1 reply
PogChamp
2015-08-13 03:03
Clg will upset nip, ez bo1 win envy > f3 tsm > rng Kinguin = LG, can go either way fnc > ebettle unless miracle vp > immunity navi > titan mouz > c9
2015-08-13 02:58
12 replies
dat flag
2015-08-13 03:00
1 reply
obviously if im american i have to think c9 wins everything, sorry
2015-08-13 03:02
Your lederhosen might be on a little too tight.
2015-08-13 03:16
9 replies
yea, just ignore the fact that mouz raped c9 at cevo lan and it wasnt even close.
2015-08-13 03:20
4 replies
Let's ignore the fact that you're a Neo-nazi so you only vote for the german teams nokappa
2015-08-13 03:29
Let's ignore the fact mouz just got 3-0'd by Kinguin, wasn't even close.
2015-08-13 04:06
2 replies
in an online match a week before the major
2015-08-13 04:19
1 reply
Starting to slump big time before the major, not looking good boysss.
2015-08-13 04:32
nobody in germany wears "lederhosen" except the people in bayern. prntscr.com/840bvc
2015-08-13 03:49
2 replies
So true !
2015-08-13 04:03
Ok, so he is from Bayern.
2015-08-13 04:05
Haha i like that
2015-08-13 04:03
nip v clg yep makes sense
2015-08-13 02:59
When are the stickers coming out?
2015-08-13 03:01
1 reply
thurs prob
2015-08-13 03:03
GL LG and EnVyUs <3
2015-08-13 03:02
RIP Titan again
2015-08-13 03:04
1 reply
#57
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Sweden MasturB
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2015-08-13 03:27
go KEYD!
2015-08-13 03:04
#38
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Brazil yxkz
Ez for LG 1st in group
2015-08-13 03:05
ez for eBettle, they have the blessing of HUNDEN
2015-08-13 03:05
The stickers would be nice too valve :(
2015-08-13 03:05
Go LG and Na'Vi <3
2015-08-13 03:14
#47
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North America andrixg
GL CLG!
2015-08-13 03:14
Omg hype Luminosity and kinguin sick match Go nip <3
2015-08-13 03:24
Nip Second place confirmed
2015-08-13 03:27
#61
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Croatia Raiken786
1.fnatic 2.EnvyUs 3.TSM 4.NiP 5.VP 6.Na'Vi 7.C9 8.Kinguin 9.Mouz 10.Titan 11.LG 12.Renegades 13.CLG 14.F3 15.eBettle 16.Immunity The way i see it now before the major...
2015-08-13 03:33
10 replies
nip on 4? oh i am laffin.
2015-08-13 11:30
5 replies
it's possible option to lose in semifinal, why not.
2015-08-13 17:39
#203
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Croatia Raiken786
I'll bet you all my skins that NiP will reach the semi-finals for sure?!
2015-08-13 18:44
3 replies
#215
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United Kingdom rhyho
will prob happen. They might have some tricks up their selves
2015-08-14 14:49
2 replies
#219
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Croatia Raiken786
They always had new strats and tricks up their sleeve when they really need it and when people thought they were in a slump they prove em wrong by goinng to the finals... Btw i bluffed there,i dont have any skins lol
2015-08-14 17:03
1 reply
#223
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United Kingdom rhyho
nip is love nip is life
2015-08-14 18:38
"11. LG" 4Head
2015-08-14 05:03
3 replies
#212
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Croatia Raiken786
R u mad "7-1" LG fanboy...
2015-08-14 12:50
2 replies
5 finals 1 victory. LMAO NiP Fanboy.
2015-08-14 16:04
1 reply
#218
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Croatia Raiken786
0 tournanents won LMAO They cant even win challengers for 500$,diffrence between NiP and LG is like Mercedes AmG and Caterham...
2015-08-14 16:59
2015-08-13 03:43
Cloug9 vs. Mousesports hype :D
2015-08-13 03:58
Due to schedule, the quarters will likely see EnvyUs, TSM, Fnatic, and VP in directly. Mouz, NaVi, and NiP seem likely to get to there through the back route. This would leave only 1 team to nab that last spot. Likely, one of: Cloud9 Kinguin Titan
2015-08-13 04:07
Fnatic GO
2015-08-13 04:40
So +8 hours in Australian times, all but WA.
2015-08-13 04:48
#92
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Brazil hugoooo
Yes, the match I was waiting for, against Kinguin!
2015-08-13 04:50
VP and eBettle matches is on same time. Bad thing.
2015-08-13 04:52
Stickers!!!
2015-08-13 04:52
Nice :) I hope Envy win
2015-08-13 04:55
cough ClG vs nV and CLG vs TSM COUGH
2015-08-13 04:59
Group A NiP > CLG Renegades < TSM NiP < TSM CLG < Renegades NiP < Renegades Group B Envy > Flipside Kinguin < LG Envy > LG Kinguin > Flipside Kinguin = LG Group C fnatic > eBettle Titan < NaVi fnatic > NaVi Titan > eBettle Titan < NaVi Group D VP > Immunity C9 < mouz VP < mouz C9 > Immunity C9 < VP
2015-08-13 05:02
6 replies
Too bad this is not the format
2015-08-13 05:25
1 reply
Ive rechecked and ya, ure ofc right. my bad.
2015-08-13 13:57
Well I certainly won't be looking at your predictions in the future.
2015-08-13 12:38
You should check what kind of format they are playing, before posting your predictions.
2015-08-13 13:36
I laugh. NiP will win the tournament.
2015-08-13 15:53
1 reply
obv troll is obv
2015-08-13 20:34
God I hope Renegades perform this tournament and can somehow make enough of an upset to reach groups/top8. Not expecting too much from Immunity though, finishing 9-12 would be huge from them, they'll probably end 13-16 though.
2015-08-13 05:04
1 reply
+1
2015-08-13 08:50
It sucks that I work Thursday-Saturday when all the games are... I hope that NIP going to the Semi-Final so I can see them play!! :D
2015-08-13 05:24
2 replies
same...im home 16:20 and all good matches passed away :D
2015-08-13 17:28
1 reply
Im home 02:00... :'(
2015-08-14 02:06
#110
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Australia SUNSPY
Seems perfect.. not 20 games on day 1 like last time.. and no such thing as being in a 'bad group' anymore.. Very impressed.. lets see how it goes
2015-08-13 05:51
Hoping NaVi are going to win but they probs wont be beating TSM in their group....
2015-08-13 05:53
What happens if CLG beats Nip, will the community cry?
2015-08-13 05:53
does the schedule say when stickers are coming out?
2015-08-13 07:03
hope to see nip with fresh stracts , i bet they are working hard to get to the finals , and lose them , but get to the finals .. this cologne will not be the same without my lovely hellraisers but it will be awesome anyway , fnatic 1º nip 2º
2015-08-13 07:33
Sorry HLTV.org, I'm still confused on the format. Day #1 is clear, 4 groups and 4 winners go through. Then the Day #2 was confusing for me. They will "restart" the seeds and do 4 groups with 3 teams? Where the bottom 2 seeded teams play and elimination match, and the winner from that game plays the top seeded team for decider? Help, please. Thanks.
2015-08-13 08:55
Ebettle + Immunity easy
2015-08-13 09:05
Grand Final : TSM - NIP .. Nip pull out 2-1
2015-08-13 09:06
This gonna be good, but easy for renegades anyway
2015-08-13 09:12
grand final: fnatic vs envy/c9/nip tsm and vp played like noobz in the last matches envy vs tsm was a live rape pam pam
2015-08-13 09:22
1 reply
its hard for c9 to get out of their group this time, let alone reaching the finals.
2015-08-13 11:37
HYPEHYPEHYPEHYPEHYPEHYPE
2015-08-13 09:26
#131
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Saudi Arabia Ninjass
The underdog of this tournament will be eBettle.
2015-08-13 09:35
1 reply
#134
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Poland wojtixxx
+1 Yeah, ICB on E-Beattle <3
2015-08-13 09:53
GL NAVI !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
2015-08-13 09:49
#133
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Finland jayss
I would fucking love fnatic vs. EnvyUs final, my favorite match up
2015-08-13 09:50
1 reply
Both teams are boring to watch + no emotions. NiP would bring the arena down.
2015-08-13 10:19
#140
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Turkey powergs
IM READY FOR THIS LETS GOOO VPVPVPVPVP
2015-08-13 10:27
#142
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Poland hillock
fnatic will win
2015-08-13 10:45
#144
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Czech Republic Vald0o
Titan vs Na'Vi if win -> Titan vs Fnatic. R.I.P Titan. Major curse since ever.
2015-08-13 10:53
rip eBettle :D
2015-08-13 11:04
wow i realised i bought only the 22-23 August group stage already in hands! tnx hltv :D
2015-08-13 11:08
The matchups these last few weeks before this major don't mean much. Either of the teams could be saving their new strats (using the old ones maybe) and they'd just be pugging it while the other team might be going for the win. There have been sources that say that teams actually communicate which leagues they will save strats (with the other teams) so that they don't waste any chances.
2015-08-13 11:32
#150
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Jordan LBJ
2 Polish teams playing on the same time? Thanks for that...
2015-08-13 11:35
1 reply
+1
2015-08-13 14:19
get your drugs ready boys gonna be a long week for you
2015-08-13 12:03
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO I WILL MISS THE NIP/NV GAME CAUSE IM OUT NOOOO AND I WILL MISS THE THE FIRST GAMES ON SECOND DAY RIPRIPRIPRIRPRIP
2015-08-13 12:19
1 reply
#163
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Russia stat1c
nip's gonna get raped anyway so you're not missing much heh
2015-08-13 13:02
GO GO France <3 <3
2015-08-13 12:28
Kinguin vs LG Mouz vs C9 Titan vs Na'Vi Dis gon b gud
2015-08-13 12:58
1 reply
+1
2015-08-13 13:30
#168
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United States Gyr0
EZ c9. C9 top1 world. ez no kappa
2015-08-13 13:13
the text say 1 thing(TI schedule) and below the scheme say other(csgo major schedule) Friday, August 21 12:00 Group E elimination 13:25 Group E decider 14:50 Group F elimination 16:15 Group F decider 17:40 Group G elimination 19:05 Group G decider 20:30 Group H elimination 21:55 Group H decider noboody see this?
2015-08-13 13:39
1 reply
Groups will be redrawn (12 teams) after Day 1.
2015-08-13 15:18
howcome they messed up the group C seeding? ebettle got fucked by esl, if i was them i'd be furious
2015-08-13 15:55
NiP ftw!
2015-08-13 16:12
Lets make some mone on renegades vs tsm, renegades ftw. Expect them tobgo big.
2015-08-13 16:38
anyone know when will the stickers come out?
2015-08-13 17:09
1 reply
pretty sure it will - cause it's ez money for Valve
2015-08-13 17:37
ez for NaVi
2015-08-13 17:37
tsm #1 <3 easiest journey in their live
2015-08-13 18:18
1 reply
suuuuuuuure
2015-08-14 14:28
Have they announced the casters & analysts for this major yet???
2015-08-13 18:26
Have NiP ever had hard groups? Like seriously...
2015-08-13 19:07
So Bo1 again it seems. Oh well, can't get disappointed now can we?
2015-08-13 19:51
so many bets...and so less skins :( csgolounge is always so slow when it comes to drafting etc..and when you want to place a bet... (bots offline ..csgl doesn't give a fuck etc) and only place for 64 skins..that sucks.. you won't be able to request your skins..because of the reasons stated above.. lel r.i.p csgl
2015-08-14 02:52
#214
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United Kingdom rhyho
NiP vs Fnatic final. This wouldnt even be a surprise we have seen it so much at the majors.
2015-08-14 14:48
1. VP 2. NiP 3.-4. ENVY 3.-4. fnatic 5.-8. Titan 5.-8. TSM 5.-8. Cloud9 5.-8. Navi 9.-16. Kinguin 9.-16. Renegades 9.-16. CLG 9.-16. Flipsid3 9.-16. Immunity 9.-16. Team eBettle 9.-16. Luminosity 9.-16. mouz
2015-08-14 17:47
#221
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United States y0rk
Renegades to win it all.
2015-08-14 18:10
Are they gonna have the drops ingame for this major?
2015-08-15 08:35
2 replies
maybe not.. ppl make way to much money with cbblestone and valve dont like that
2015-08-18 01:35
1 reply
ESL Confirmed there will indeed be drops. But, I will be at school so my mom is putting my pc onto the esl twitch for me XDDDD
2015-08-18 23:33
1. VP 2. eBettle 3-15. some shitty teams 16. Pinguin Kappa
2015-08-16 17:30
nice i cant watch any of this :/
2015-08-16 20:39
Envyus.
2015-08-17 15:33
1- EnVyUs 2- TSM 3- Na'Vi 4- Virtus.Pro 5- Cloud9 6- Fnatic 7- Kinguin 8- NiP 9- Mousesports 10- Titan 11- Flipsid3 12- Renegades 13- Immunity 14- eBettle 15- Luminosity 16- CLG
2015-08-18 10:39
why are people spamming drop in twitch?
2015-08-20 16:09
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