Yesterday, confrontations began in the countries of Oceania and the Asian division. There, in the first matches, Renegades and TYLOO were the winners. The Australians beat ORDER 2-0, losing 4 rounds on the first map, and 1 on the second. The Chinese beat Beyond Esports in a more difficult battle with the same result.
In Europe, NAVI lost to NiP, while Fnatic couldn't do anything with Heroic. Both losers of the past matches did not take even one card.
In North America, meanwhile, the Group A matches came to an end. According to their results, Chaos Esports Club and FURIA Esports became the best in the first quartet, while 100 Thieves and Gen.G Esports finished their way in the tournament. In Group B, Evil Geniuses secured their place in the playoffs, and Triumph lost all chances of reaching the final stage. Cloud9 and Team Liquid continue to fight for the last place in the playoffs.
ESL One Cologne 2020 Online in Europe and North America runs from August 18th to 30th. 16 European teams share a total prize pool of $ 325,000, and 8 representatives from the Americas participate in the $ 135,000 split. In Oceania and Asia, the meetings will be held from 25 to 30 August, and the total prize fund there will be $ 20,000 each.