FaZe Clan are the champions of IEM Cologne 2022. The event concluded on 17th July 2022. FaZe Clan defeated NAVI in the Grand Finals with a score of 3-2.
The IEM Cologne Playoffs had the top 6 teams from the group stage. Interestingly, when it came towards the finals, it became a final game between two of the finest teams.
FaZe Clan Wins IEM Cologne:
Whether we talk about PGL Major or any other match, there is always a close fight between both the teams. Faze Clan even won the PGL Major Antwerp 2022 against NAVI.
The clashes between NAVI and Faze Clan are always worth watching, as both the teams create a great show. Even till the end, they keep their audience starstruck to the match.
The Grand Finals were best of 5, and the teams played the following maps –
(Score – NAVI : Faze) –
- Ancient (19:16)
- Mirage (19:16)
- Nuke (14:16)
In the beginning, FaZe took over the first match beautifully. Later, NAVI took on the second match and made a 1-1 scoreline. They also won the next game on Ancient and they were just 1 map away from the trophy.
But Faze did not let them win the Mirage. The score came to 2-2 with the 5th match being the decider. It became a do or die situation for both the teams and Faze managed to win this game.
In addition, Faze have secured their spot in the IEM Katowise 2023.
IEM Cologne 2022 :
IEM Cologne was one of the big CS:GO tournaments of 2022. Intel hosted the event with ESL at Lanxess Arena of Cologne. It featured a huge prize pool of $1,000,000.
Following are the placements and prize distribution –
- Faze Clan – $400,000
- Natus Vincere (NAVI) – $180,000
3rd-4th : Astralis & Movistar Riders – $80,000
5th-6th : MOUZ & Team Liquid – $40,000
To sum up, the IEM Cologne was a thrilling event. NAVI and Faze were the most dominating teams at all the stages. The finals between them was spectacular.
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