IEM Cologne 2022, another glorious CS:GO event marks its beginning for the month of July. Here are all the details you need to know –
IEM Cologne begins on 5th of July with its Play-in stage. A total of 24 teams will fight in the tournament for a massive prize pool of $1,000,000.
IEM Cologne 2022 : Teams
The following teams will compete in the tournament –
Play-in Stage (5-6 July) teams –
- Heroic Vs Sprout
- Mouz Vs Pain Gaming
- Team Spirit Vs Complexity
- 00 Nation Vs Astralis
- Big Vs Order
- Outsiders Vs Imperial Esports
- MIBR Vs Movistar Riders
- Tyloo Vs Team Vitality
All these teams will fight on the Day 1 of the stage, that is 5 July 2022. It will be a double-elimination bracket.
The initial matches are Bo1 and the rest are Bo3. Furthermore, the top 8 teams will advance to the Group Stage.
7-10 July 2022 : Group Stage
Group A :
- Ninjas in Pyjamas
- G2 Esports
Group B :
- Faze Clan
- Team Liquid
- Cloud 9
- Furia Esports
After that, the top 4 teams will fight in the Playoffs which will decide the winner. It will be a single-elimination bracket.
In addition, the event gives circuit points to the teams for the Blast Premier 2022. Points according to the placements will be –
- 3200 points
- 1600 points
- 1000 points
IEM Cologne 2022 Tickets :
Intel is hosting this beautiful LAN at the Lanxess Arena of Cologne which has a capacity of 18,500. Moreover, the tickets for the Grand Finals, which will be live between 15-17 July, are available on the official website.
IEM Cologne Stream :
All the fans can watch the event live on the official Twitch channel of ESL Gaming. Some games will appear on the other two channels, so keep an eye out if the game you’re looking for isn’t on the main stream.