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).
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.
|3rd-4th||$22,000||Astralis, Natus Vincere|
|5th-6th||$11,000||Ninjas in Pyjamas, NRG Esports|
|9th-12th||$6,000||FaZe Clan, FURIA Esports, BIG, Fnatic|
|13th-16th||$5,000||MVP PK, Renegades, MIBR, ENCE|