The ESL One cologne will be held this year as usual in July. It will however miss out on the worldś best team Astralis. Astralis have decided to skip ESL One Cologne as they will be looking forth to making an impact in the next Krakow Major.
ESL have revealed details about the upcoming qualifiers.
Running from April 22 to May 20, the qualifiers will see three teams, two from Europe and one from North America, secure spots at the prestigious event, whose playoffs will take place from July 7-9 at Lanxess Arena.
Europe (Two Spots):
- Closed Qualifier (May 21)
North America (One Spot):
- Closed Qualifier (May 20)
Source : HLTV