Liquid earned a spot at ESL One Cologne after their
2-0 victory against CLG in the grand final of the North America
Closed Qualifier (16-14 on Cobblestone and 16-8 on
The qualification process in North America started with
two open qualifiers whose winners advanced to the closed
qualifier. The closed stage featured six teams, four of which
Liquid started the qualifier in the semis while the other
four teams had to play quarter-finals.
Misfits in the semis, respectively, to reach the grand
final. There the two teams had a close first
Liquid emerged victorious with a 16-14 score.
Liquid are going to Cologne
Despite only getting eight rounds on the board as
the CTs on Inferno,
Liquid dominated on the T-side and won the map 16-8, and
the series 2-0, qualifying for ESL One Cologne.
ESL One Cologne 2017..
Here is the current team list for ESL One Cologne
ESL One Cologne, where sixteen teams will duke it out
from July 7-9 in Germany for a $250,000 prize pool, will be the
last tournament before the PGL Krakow Major. Thirteen of the
teams have been decided and two of the remaining spots will be
handed out in the European qualifier. The Chinese qualifier
will determine the sixteenth team.