Strongest e-sports team from Poland Virtus.pro lost in the semifinal match to the Danish squad North to get ticket to ESL One Cologne 2018. At the preliminary stage the Poles managed to outplay Heroic in quarterfinals for the top grid of the standings. Virtus.pro eventually lost to the Danes.
Semifinal match of the qualifier’s top grid ended with Space Soldiers’ victory over Virtus.pro. In parallel fight Gambit Esports overplayed HellRaisers ended with the victory of Kazakhstan squad. Two strongest teams will perform at the main phase of ESL One Cologne 2018 championship with a total prize pool of $300,000. Total number of participants is 16.
ESL One Cologne 2018 championship will go on July 3-8. 10 lineups will participate the tournament through special invitations. B.O.O.T-dream [S] cape and Renegades teams won the American and Asian qualifications and got spots in main tournament. Another spot in ESL One Cologne 2018 will get the winner of GG.BET Majestic competition.