ESL One: Cologne 2019 is halfway through, with only six teams remaining in the competition – Team Liquid, Astralis, Ninjas in Pyjamas, NRG Esports, Natus Vincere and Team Vitality. These teams will participate in the playoffs stage, which will be held with live audience at Lanxess-Arena.
The playoffs stage is scheduled for July 5-7th and will follow the single-elimination format, where quarterfinals and semifinals will be best-of-three, while the grand-finals will be best-of-five. Today, on July 5th, we will witness two quarterfinal series: NiP vs Na`Vi and NRG vs Vitality. Tomorrow, on July 6th, Liquid and Astralis will face the winners of the quarterfinals. The grand final will be played on July 7th, its winner will get $125,000.
|9-12th||FaZe Clan, FURIA Esports, BIG, Fnatic|
|13-16th||MVP PK, Renegades, MIBR, ENCE|