IEM Cologne 2022

IEM Cologne 2022 Playoffs : Teams, Schedule and More

IEM Cologne 2022 has reached its final stage – The Playoffs. Here are all the details you need to know. 

IEM Cologne is one of the significant events of CS:GO. After a long journey from the RMR tournaments & 2 stages, teams have booked their slots into the finals. 

A total of 24 teams entered the tournament from various regions. Out of which, the best 6 have reached the Playoffs.

IEM Cologne 2022 Playoffs :

The following will be the schedule and team for the playoffs –

Astralis Vs MOUZ : 

  • 15 JULY 2022
  • 19:00 IST

Movistar Riders Vs Team Liquid :

  • 15 JULY 2022
  • 22:30 IST

In contrast, the winners of the upper brackets (of group stage) are directly seeded into the semifinals. 

Natus Vincere (NAVI) and FaZe Clan did not lose a single match in the Group stage, therefore they will play in the semifinals. So, the following will be the brackets –

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The semi finals are scheduled for 16th July and the finals for 17th July 2022. All matches are best of 3 except the grand finals which are best of 5. 

The prize pool for IEM Cologne 2022 is $1,000,000. In addition, the tournament will give circuit points for BLAST Premier, one of the biggest championships. 

Prize distribution :

  1. $400,000
  2. $180,000
  3. $80,000

Circuit Points :

  1. 3200 points
  2. 1600 points
  3. 1000 points
  4. 300 points
  5. 300 points

Intel has organised this LAN event at Lanxess Arena of Cologne. There will be a live audience at the venue and they have almost sold all the tickets for the event.

Fans can also catch the event live on the official Twitch channel of ESL Gaming. 

Both NAVI and FaZe Clan seem strong teams in this tournament. NAVI recently won the Blast Premier Spring Finals 2022. FaZe Clan has also dominated in so many matches.  

Therefore, it will be interesting to watch if NAVI and FaZe Clan reach the grand finale again and who becomes the crown champion.

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