Representatives of Gambit eSports announced that CS:GO roster was forced to refuse the participation in qualifiers to ESL One Cologne 2017. The reason is a too tough schedule, and the qualifiers to this championship is scheduled on the same dates as other events.
It should be mentioned that the organizers of the event gave 12 direct invites but Gambit eSports did not receive it though they recently won DreamHack Austin 2017.
Full list of the participants:
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The final stage of the championship is planned for June 7 – 9 in Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany. 16 best teams from the whole world will compete for the prize pool of $250,000.