Natus Vincere invited to ESL One Cologne

Natus Vincere will be present at ESL One Cologne this July, the tournament organizer has announced.

The Ukranian-Russian squad are confirmed as the ninth invited team for the event and will be joining the likes of SK, Cloud9 and FaZe in Germany this summer. Natus Vincere currently hold the fourth spot in our rankings, as skipping IEM Sydney 2018 due to visa issues saw them drop two places since last week.

Natus Vincere are confirmed for ESL One Cologne

Now, more than half of the teams for 16-team event are known, with only three more squads to be handed invites and the remaining spots being filled through European, North American and Asian qualifiers.

The team list for the event currently looks like this:

Brazil SK United States Cloud9
Sweden fnatic  Europe FaZe
France G2 Denmark Astralis
Germany BIG North America Liquid
Ukraine Natus Vincere  

ESL One Cologne will feature a $300,000 prize pool and will also be a Intel Grand Slam event, adding more prestige to the tournament. The event will run on July 3-8, with the last three days being held in the "Cathedral of Counter-Strike", the LANXESS Arena.

#1
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Poland HotMuslim 
WOW last team will be mouz, right?
2018-05-10 15:15
#3
China o_O 
cool!!
2018-05-10 15:14
#26
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Denmark LGoony 
Back then everyone hated on mouz. Now that they have a bit of success, everyone is sicking their balls. Lmao the cs-scene is full of gloryhunters
2018-05-10 15:18
#31
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CIS mirio 
stfu drama queen
2018-05-10 15:19
Another Shit team.
2018-05-10 15:19
#33
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CIS mirio 
at least they are not as useless as BIG.
2018-05-10 15:19
I meant another shit team will be invited soon. Im happy that they invited Na´Vi. At least one good team after some shit ones.
2018-05-10 15:22
#76
chrisJ | 
Germany M1keeh 
Lmao >navi >good team Pick 1
2018-05-10 15:43
n1 bro hahahaha
2018-05-10 15:46
true dat
2018-05-10 17:05
got into the finals of the last two big LAN and beat some world class teams in them btw
2018-05-10 16:02
#94
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CIS mirio 
LUL why did u get b8ed by a BIG lover?
2018-05-10 16:02
#95
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CIS mirio 
Germans team is so bad they need to ask UK no sceners for a player. OMEGALUL
2018-05-10 16:03
#169
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Germany Zockertropey 
nt guy without country
2018-05-12 12:20
#171
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CIS mirio 
nt wasted spot
2018-05-12 18:49
#93
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CIS mirio 
0/8 nt
2018-05-10 16:02
german cs scene lmao
2018-05-10 16:12
#152
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Denmark LGoony 
Your country has a better scene? 🤔
2018-05-10 20:22
yes
2018-05-10 22:49
#143
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Russia GramDEL 
Lol nice b8
2018-05-10 17:50
Expected
2018-05-10 15:23
+1
2018-05-10 15:20
#51
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Denmark LGoony 
AU Scene lul
2018-05-10 15:27
#59
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Netherlands MerpNL 
welcom to the "plastic fan era" guess im one of the few Vp fan left :D
2018-05-10 15:36
Everyone is a VP fan at heart :)
2018-05-10 15:42
+1
2018-05-10 17:11
#105
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Greece knk74 
Nope
2018-05-10 16:16
#112
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Netherlands MerpNL 
what nope? I saaid one of the FEW (not many)
2018-05-10 16:26
#154
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Greece knk74 
Sry rip london
2018-05-10 20:58
#155
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Netherlands MerpNL 
lul np man, london is hard to speak. <3
2018-05-10 21:21
+1
2018-05-10 16:00
#27
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CIS mirio 
s1mple Top 1 (4th MVPs after his 3rd in EPL Dallas. lets go!)
2018-05-10 15:18
U have 3more invites..
2018-05-10 15:16
#30
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Poland HotMuslim 
oh ok ty
2018-05-10 15:19
#18
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Finland sw0gger3 
Nip perhaps?
2018-05-10 15:16
if they invite nip over mouz they are crazy
2018-05-10 15:56
#97
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Finland sw0gger3 
They favor nip cuz nip has won Gologne before :)) kappa
2018-05-10 16:06
one would assume
2018-05-10 15:41
#110
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United States Potassium39 
No. Renegades next.
2018-05-10 16:22
Ok.Next is NiP
2018-05-10 16:45
#5
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Australia not_prokda 
expected af
2018-05-10 15:15
Easy tournament for Na’Winners
2018-05-10 15:15
*ez mvp for s1mple
2018-05-10 16:43
MB FIRST MAJOR? w8..
2018-05-10 15:15
good
2018-05-10 15:15
#9
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Poland SeweryNN 
Jesy
2018-05-10 15:15
#10
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Ukraine w1nth 
YAY! NAVI DAVI!
2018-05-10 15:15
#17
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Russia NiGaTiVe 
NAVI-PROSRI
2018-05-10 15:16
#20
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Ukraine w1nth 
BIG fan OMEGALUL
2018-05-10 15:16
#25
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Russia NiGaTiVe 
I? moe reshenie,lul,nj ya xotyabi ne za DNAVI
2018-05-10 15:17
#50
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Estonia Hondas 
lul, how old are u ?? Ur german's probably even worse than ur english xDD Ruski BIG FAN
2018-05-10 15:26
#55
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Russia NiGaTiVe 
17,5 , and? i fan team BIG, AND?
2018-05-10 15:33
#89
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Ukraine w1nth 
22 , and? i fan team NAVI, AND?
2018-05-10 16:00
#106
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Russia NiGaTiVe 
mne to chto na tvoi vozrast?)) Y menya sprosili skol'ko mne len, ya otvetil
2018-05-10 16:18
#90
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Latvia Xaity 
AND !?
2018-05-10 16:01
#88
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Other kFelidae 
lmao snachala govorish chto big eto tvoi vibor zatem heitish fana navi I samy timy
2018-05-10 16:00
#107
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Russia NiGaTiVe 
Ti typoi?)))Ti ponayl,chto ti napisal
2018-05-10 16:19
#111
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Other kFelidae 
po tvoei logike navi eto toje ego vibor, krch esli ne ponyal ok
2018-05-10 16:24
FASHIK EBANIY, ZA NEMTSEV BOLEET, UBIT' NAHUI
2018-05-10 19:59
#162
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Russia NiGaTiVe 
PIZDYI OTSYDA,TYPICA MELKAYA
2018-05-11 07:01
huli ti takoi zloi? debil
2018-05-11 16:50
#158
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Latvia pumasiK 
kakoi ti ebanat))
2018-05-10 23:34
#163
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Russia NiGaTiVe 
TI SOSESH',PIZDYI,
2018-05-11 07:01
#168
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Estonia Hondas 
phahahahaha zapizdel to kak na ruskom srazu!! :DD po angliskiy 2 slova svazatj ne mozhet ( AND, AND PIWET), dam podskazku nado pisatj "so". Idi plez defoltnqe slova vqu4i hotja bq 4tobq svoi vanu4iq pisklavqy rot oktrqvat. V 17.5 nazqvatj drugih "MELKIMI"... boje koro4e prosto umri plez musor ebanqy i ne piwi bolwe nikogda v zhizni ni4ego. Uzhe i tak vsem pokazal 4to u tebya mozg vse ewe ne sformulirovalsya v 17 let. Ne stoit dalwe tak obsiratsa, prosto zavali svoe ebalo i ne pozorsya obezyana.
2018-05-12 01:29
mouz?
2018-05-10 15:15
#114
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Germany jirschi 
Will be next invite
2018-05-10 16:27
ay
2018-05-10 15:15
EZ NAVI(S1MPLE)
2018-05-10 15:16
#14
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Europe b7ack0ut 
Ok
2018-05-10 15:16
ez 4 s1mple
2018-05-10 15:16
#19
shox | 
France KR1MEZ 
s1mple mvp again
2018-05-10 15:16
Ez final lose and s1mple mvp
2018-05-10 15:17
#22
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Bangladesh N0SP4C3 
Deserved
2018-05-10 15:16
+mouz +NiP and last invite who?
2018-05-10 15:17
#53
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Estonia Hondas 
Gambit :o
2018-05-10 15:30
maybe
2018-05-10 16:08
Renegades and tyloo
2018-05-10 15:17
#28
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Turkey Thunderball 
deserved
2018-05-10 15:18
#29
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Brazil Charizaldo 
too ez 4 s1mple
2018-05-10 15:19
wasted spot
2018-05-10 15:20
Agree, should have invited Digital Chaos or Tempo Storm
2018-05-10 15:34
nt zeus
2018-05-10 15:34
Wtf? I'm actually think DC or Tempo is better right know, don't you agree?
2018-05-10 15:36
i think you are trolling me about that but i agree
2018-05-10 15:36
In 2 months you will see Tempo above navi in rankings, mark my words.
2018-05-10 15:37
Who Cares about NaVI? zeus edward LMAO pls
2018-05-10 15:38
Agree, can't wait when they kick botzeus and botedward +ange1 ALREADY!!!!
2018-05-10 15:39
Look at gambit? ange1 standin > ez beat mouz 2-0 Virtus pro 2013 is back PogChamp
2018-05-10 15:40
Today they will play against astralis with ange1, pretty sure they gonna smash them easily #AlgaGambit #ANGE1TOGAMBITFFS
2018-05-10 15:42
Gambit with ange1 easily take down NaVi on LAN without even practice
2018-05-10 15:42
+1 bro i hate navi so much too
2018-05-10 15:42
-s1mple NaVi tier 5 and always out in groups LMAO
2018-05-10 15:43
If they qualify
2018-05-10 17:23
#37
STOMP | 
Poland gethooo 
again too ez for s1mple mvp
2018-05-10 15:21
s1mple mvp
2018-05-10 15:21
s1mple mvp
2018-05-10 15:21
#41
Llamas | 
Israel vokahsu 
navi navi navi!
2018-05-10 15:21
#42
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Russia K1pbI4 
proebut
2018-05-10 15:21
#44
NiKo | 
Europe trey_ 
s1mple vincere
2018-05-10 15:22
#45
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Poland Klenny 
s1mple MVP confirmed
2018-05-10 15:23
s1mple invited to esl one cologne u mean
2018-05-10 15:23
+mouz +tyloo please
2018-05-10 15:24
#160
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Germany grabke 
tyloo is already playing the asian qualifier and should make it anyway.
2018-05-11 01:01
#49
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Luxembourg alex24 
wasted spot CIS CS dead since 2012..
2018-05-10 15:25
#81
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United States apm54 
lmfao LULxembourg
2018-05-10 15:47
#82
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Luxembourg alex24 
why so triggered CIS kid ? mad cuz besides simple, whole CIS CS is full of silvers ?
2018-05-10 15:48
+1
2018-05-10 16:58
#124
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Kazakhstan TimaTea 
CIS has 1 major
2018-05-10 16:49
#52
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Russia VeryChokeGuy 
Expected.
2018-05-10 15:28
nip
2018-05-10 15:33
#64
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Croatia Netkov 
PogChamp
2018-05-10 15:39
#65
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Malaysia byaIi 
MVP yay
2018-05-10 15:40
#67
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Europe tweekzter 
mouz (safe call), NiP, VP
2018-05-10 15:40
#74
broky | 
Latvia em1^ 
s1mple MVP of ESL One Cologne confirmed.
2018-05-10 15:43
Star player of tournament winning team: *mvp performance* s1mple niggas: not today my friend
2018-05-10 15:43
#77
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Sweden KarlXII 
Stacked event. We all know BIG will go out first.
2018-05-10 15:45
#115
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Germany jirschi 
Into quarter yes
2018-05-10 16:28
#117
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Sweden KarlXII 
K E K E K
2018-05-10 16:33
#122
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Germany jirschi 
Just wait a few weeks ;-) quote and thank me later boy
2018-05-10 16:45
#170
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Germany 1112Leon 
The hate vs BIG is shit. They beat SK 2 times without the bug. (Major in Katowice and WESC) They win the quali for Belo Horizonte (so the invite for Cologne is justified) And they win the MDL. Wait a few weeks and BIG is back. ...and who is fragsters? You are envious.
2018-05-12 13:28
s1mple mvp
2018-05-10 15:45
#80
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Malaysia ShukCS 
Inb4 hltv MVP to s1mple again
2018-05-10 15:46
Finally!
2018-05-10 15:50
expected
2018-05-10 15:58
#86
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Portugal mrsc 
nice! stacked tournament. invite mouz and you have all the top eu teams here
2018-05-10 16:03
#91
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Moldova OptimusBlyad 
Okay not bad
2018-05-10 16:01
#96
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United States KrakeNCSGO 
finally -#GONAVI Since 2013
2018-05-10 16:04
VP next invite!??!
2018-05-10 16:06
s1mple invited to ESL one cologne. nice.
2018-05-10 16:07
THEY ARE S1MPLE AHAHHAHAHHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
2018-05-10 16:13
#103
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Czech Republic Limacool 
Invite Mouseports
2018-05-10 16:14
#104
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Denmark oskarsports 
invite mouz ffs
2018-05-10 16:14
#108
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United Kingdom cowbunga 
ez for s1’vi invite mouz tho
2018-05-10 16:21
#109
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CIS s1mpletop0ne 
GOD S1MPLE MVP
2018-05-10 16:22
#113
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Brazil alntox 
EZ for NTC (coming soon)
2018-05-10 16:26
#116
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Russia ez4u 
Give FaZe a trophy and an MVP to s1mple
2018-05-10 16:32
Renegades?
2018-05-10 16:35
#119
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Asia mocity123 
LAST ONE NIP MOUZ GO Closed Qualifier
2018-05-10 16:39
y3aea
2018-05-10 16:39
Sadokist in the trailer :>>> GET HYPEDDDDDDDDDDDDDDd
2018-05-10 16:58
s1mple mvp
2018-05-10 17:07
#131
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Brazil BlueLighting 
Yeah S1mple V1ncere made it
2018-05-10 17:18
#133
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Russia Nikosimus 
NiP, Mouz??? WTF ESL?
2018-05-10 17:22
Expected
2018-05-10 17:24
#137
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Czech Republic KLothbrok 
ez for s1mple
2018-05-10 17:30
#138
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Ukraine minemax 
s1mple and his four bodyguards.
2018-05-10 17:32
"They are s1mple" ROFL
2018-05-10 17:37
#144
rain | 
North America Dirtyycs 
Another Faze Astralis final inbound, Liquid out in the Semis, mark my words.
2018-05-10 18:14
#145
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Brazil xpn :) 
S1mple invited for esl cologne should be the title
2018-05-10 18:35
Where's ur home team mouz, Germans ??? INVITE MOUZ !!!!
2018-05-10 19:04
home team ... cmon fuck off they backstabbed the german scene after kicking denis and spiidi ... pls call SK german or home team as well then
2018-05-11 09:17
#153
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Israel Netanyahu 
Yeahh :D
2018-05-10 20:38
#157
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Europe Mrfloppy 
No nip no Party
2018-05-10 23:22
#159
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Germany grabke 
I assume Mouz and NIP are 2 of the 3 invites left but who is the third team ?
2018-05-11 00:59
im going to Esl KOLN to support my fav Team Navi <3
2018-05-11 15:06
#173
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Germany grabke 
Only 2 invites left MOUZ NIP ? One slot goes to the GG.BET "Qualifier". Why is ESL taking so long to announce the invites ?
2018-05-13 01:20
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