Ninjas in Pyjamas received an invitation to ESL One Cologne 2017Lord Matus
The Swedish CS:GO roster has become the 6th team to receive a direct invite to ESL One Cologne 2017 from the organizers.
Previously invites were received by SK Gaming, Fnatic, Natus Vincere, Virtus.pro and FaZe Clan.
16 teams will take part in the tournament, 12 of them will receive a direct invitation. Half of the invites have been already given by the organizers and only 6 teams are left, who will compete in the tournament. The rest 4 teams will pass through the qualifying round.
The LAN-final will be hosted from July 7 to July 9 in Cologne, Germany and the venue of the tournament will be Lanxess Arena. 16 best teams of the world will divide the prize pool in the sum of $250,000.
The list of tournament’s participants:
Ninjas in Pyjamas
European qualification #1
European qualification #2
American qualification #3