ESL One Cologne match-ups announced
ESL has announced the match-ups for the first Swiss round of ESL One Cologne.
Running from July 4-9 at Lanxess-Arena, ESL One Cologne will see 16 teams battle it out for their share of a $250,000 prize fund.
The tournament will begin with a five-round Swiss stage, which will determine the eight teams advancing to the single-elimination playoffs. All knockout stage matches will be played in a best-of-three format with the exception of the grand final, which will be a best-of-five clash.
ESL took its CS:GO world ranking into account to draft the pairings for the first Swiss round, which looks as follows: