NAVI invited to the main stage of IEM Cologne 2021

CS2 / News / 7 May 2021 — 12:09

NAVI is among the participants of IEM Cologne 2021!

ua NAVI's main CS:GO roster will play at IEM Cologne 2021. The Born to Win received a slot in the tournament's main stage based on the European Road to Cologne rankings. 

IEM Cologne 2021 will be held in two stages. First, 16 teams will determine the eight teams that will qualify for the main stage of the tournament. The group stage of the championship will consist of 8 directly invited teams and 8 teams from the Play-In stage, they will be divided into two groups, where they will play in a Double Elimination bracket. Then the group winners will move on to the semifinals, while the teams ranked 2nd and 3rd will start the playoffs with the quarterfinals.

The Play-In will be held on July 6th and 7th. The group stage matches will be played on July 8-11. The playoffs will be played from July 16-18. All main-stage matches are best of 3 until the finals. The finals are up to three wins. 

IEM Cologne 2021 Group stage participants
 ua Natus Vincere zz dk Astralis us Team Liquid
 ru Gambit Esports br FURIA Esports dk Heroic Road to Cologne EU
IEM Cologne 2021 Play-in stage participants
 se Ninjas in Pyjamas au Renegades eu Evil Geniuses  br MIBR
Road to Cologne EU cn Vici Gaming eu Complexity Gaming  br Team One
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IEM Cologne 2021 is scheduled as the first LAN tournament after the break due to coronavirus. The championship will be held in a studio without spectators. In addition to the $ 1,000,000 prize pool, teams will also earn ESL Pro Tour and BLAST Premier points. #navination