ESL One Cologne 2017
InformationESL returns to Cologne and its LANXESS Arena for "the world's biggest CS:GO tournament", featuring the world's best teams battling it out in front of a huge crowd.
Closed Qualifiers: A total of four open qualifiers, two for Europe and two for North America.
Each qualifier is played out in a Single Elimination bracket. All matches are Best-of-One except for the qualifying matches which are Best-of-Three.
Europe Closed Qualifier: Twelve teams face off in a single elimination with Best-of-Three matches.
Top two advance to the main event.
North America Closed Qualifier: Six teams face off in a Single elimination bracket with Best-of-Three matches.
Winner advance to the main event.