Best photos from ESL One Cologne

With ESL One Cologne now in the rearview mirror, we have prepared a collection of some of our best photos from the prestigious tournament.

ESL One Cologne came to an end on Sunday, with SK claiming the grand prize of $100,000 after defeating Cloud9 in a straightforward final that had just three maps.

Throughout the six-day event, there were plenty of upsets, both in the Swiss stage and in the knockout rounds, and nail-biting rounds, making emotions run high. Our photographer Radosław "MAKKU" Makuch was on site to capture those emotions, and you can find below some of the best photos that he took during the event:

All photos from ESL One Cologne can be found by heading over to the event's gallery section.

#5
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United Kingdom KemNG 
nice
2017-07-10 18:50
#8
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Malta vfXy0 
n1
2017-07-10 18:50
#10
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Malaysia byaIi 
Skadoodl/SK holding Cup the best
2017-07-10 18:50
The face of cold in the last photo XDDD
2017-07-10 18:51
Im Brazillian but Coldzera on that pic, look like a MON......STER
2017-07-10 18:56
#15
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Turkey nonstopg0_0 
What a final....huge final kappa
2017-07-10 19:05
#16
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Portugal Death_Hack 
Congrats SK <3
2017-07-10 19:13
#18
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Brazil BuddyINSANE 
<3 my team! We smart, we loyal, we friendly, we are from BRAZIL! Kreygasm
2017-07-10 19:21
its not ur team but nt
2017-07-10 19:31
I have no idea if you guys are taking "critique" - but it would be LOVELY if you could take pictures of the players (mainly the star players) monitors while playing.. To see the little things they change and tweak (stretched, black bars, hud color, aspect ratio and crosshair.. those kinda things) on players like s1mple, dev1ce, coldzera etc etc etc.. :) Could be just me, but I think that it could be really really populaR..
2017-07-10 19:49
I understand the request but it would be difficult to get. Having access to be behind players is something not only teams/players don't want but pretty much every single event doesn't allow or have. Some people don't even realise how sometimes is difficult to even have a normal access to have this kind of shots.
2017-07-10 20:04
dayumn, thanks for letting me know :( I was in teh dark... what fucking bitches ;( maybe they need some snickers
2017-07-10 20:13
#29
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Estonia BlameS 
didn't watch because booring teams in the playoffs.
2017-07-10 19:54
This Stewie2k pic looks sick af.
2017-07-10 20:13
#57
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United States ARKTYC 
Yeah. Not only the photo, but the edit is sick.
2017-07-12 08:16
Good job, Mr (or Ms) Photographer! Nicely framed and nicely post-processed
2017-07-10 20:25
gogo FAZE
2017-07-10 20:35
#38
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Brazil dup3X 
ez for sk
2017-07-10 20:44
#39
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Hong Kong wqnxy1 
is that ska w/ the flag at B&W photo? :o
2017-07-10 20:59
wow that kinguin add is really the best picture of esl one cologne xD
2017-07-10 21:00
#46
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Malaysia phyzell 
Draken and his brokeback mountain entourage heading for another major setback! :D
2017-07-10 21:39
Why doesnt HLTV bring news about how SK used a tech. pause during the 2nd match of the grand final to discuss tactical stuff and how SK's prizemoney has been lowered due to that rulebreaking.
2017-07-10 21:52
#48
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World delliriun 
Like when someone turn off luminosity PC in the middle of a round and nothing happened. Fuckoff
2017-07-10 22:57
at which event?
2017-07-11 14:41
#55
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Switzerland Alpollo 
nice
2017-07-11 18:27
#56
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Estonia eR1Go 
Nice pics
2017-07-11 23:53
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