All IEM Cologne Teams Are Set

All IEM Cologne Teams Are Set

The organizers of the IEM Cologne 2023 have announced the full line-up of participants. Results from previous big tournaments and the ESL World Ranking were used to determine the teams.

With a prize pool of $1,000,000, the IEM Cologne will take place in Germany from July 25th to August 6th. 8 teams have directly qualified for the group stage, 16 more will start the tournament in the play-in stage, after which the top 8 teams will qualify for the group stage.

Directly Qualified Teams

  • G2 Esports
  • FaZe Clan
  • Team Vitality
  • ENCE
  • Heroic
  • Cloud9
  • Natus Vincere
  • GamerLegion

Play-In Teams

  • Fnatic
  • paiN Gaming
  • Monte
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • FORZE Esports
  • Astralis
  • Into The Breach
  • MOUZ
  • Apeks
  • 9INE
  • FURIA Esports
  • Team Liquid
  • Imperial Esports
  • The MongolZ
  • Grayhound Gaming
  • BIG Academy