Yesterday marked the first day of ESL One Cologne 2018 Playoffs stage. Although the group stages took place from July 3rd – July 5th, the really interesting part of the tournament has just begun.
ESL One Cologne 2018 hosts 16 teams trying to grab their part of the $300,000 prize pool. Playoffs are held in single-elimination brackets with quarterfinals and semifinals being best of 3 and the grand final best of 5.
First place of the tournament will receive a hefty $125,000. The second will get $50,000 and 3-4 will receive $22,000 each.
By the end of Day 2 we know that top 4 will include Natus Vincere, FaZe Clan, Astralis and BIG.
The Grand final will be taking place tomorrow at 16:00 German time.