Team Liquid Wins ESL One Cologne 2019 And Intel Grand Slam Season 2

Team Liquid have emerged victorious at ESL One: Cologne 2019 after successfully defeating Team Vitality in the grand finals of the event, claiming $125,000 in prize money and receiving $1,000,000 for winning the second season of Intel Grand Slam.

Team Liquid placed first in Group A, thus starting their way through the single-elimination playoffs bracket in the semifinals, where they defeated Natus Vincere (2-0). In the grand finals Team Liquid lost at Dust II (17:19), but managed to win at Overpass (16:6), Inferno (16:10) and Mirage (16:7).

Playoffs Bracket:

Earlier Team Liquid also emerged victorious at three Intel Grand Slam events in a row, among which are IEM XIV – Sydney, DreamHack Masters Dallas 2019 and ESL Pro League Season 9, which makes them the winners of the series second season.

Tournament Results:

Place $ USD Team
1st $125,000 Team Liquid
2nd $50,000 Team Vitality
3rd-4th $22,000 Astralis, Natus Vincere
5th-6th $11,000 Ninjas in Pyjamas, NRG Esports
7th-8th $7,500 mousesports, Heroic
9th-12th $6,000 FaZe Clan, FURIA Esports, BIG, Fnatic
13th-16th $5,000 MVP PK, Renegades, MIBR, ENCE
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