ESL One Cologne 2017 - G2 Esports receive invite

Posted by Aleksei "Aleksei.L" Louchnikov at 20 April 2017 22:07

G2 Esports have received a direct invite to participate at the ESL One: Cologne 2017 LAN finals.

The French roster of France G2 Esports has received a direct invite to participate in this year's iteration of ESL One: Cologne. The team joins six other invited teams in the line-up, leaving a further five to be announced in the near future. The remaining four of the sixteen total will be admitted via regional qualifiers. So far only two regions were announced: Europe and North America, with the prior offering two slots, whilst the latter will only offer a single slot at the LAN finals, leaving the unrevealed region a single slot as well.

Below are all invited teams:

Europe FaZe Clan Sweden Fnatic CIS Natus Vincere Poland
Sweden Ninjas in Pyjamas Brazil SK Gaming France G2 Esports TBA
TBA qualifier European qualifier European qualifier North American qualifier

To remind you, ESL One: Cologne 2017 is the fourth edition of the popular tournament hosted in Cologne, Germany at the Laxness Arena. Sixteen participants will duke it out in front of a massive crowd of 18,000 live viewers in a bid to secure the largest slice of the prize pool. The LAN portion of the event will take place on Friday, July 7th - Sunday, July 9th.

Image courtesy of ESL/Patrick Strack


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