IEM Cologne 2023: Playoffs Lineup Revealed
On the evening of August 1st, the final group stage matches of IEM Cologne 2023 were held, and the lineup for the playoffs was determined.
The winners of the two groups will begin the playoffs from the semifinals – these are ENCE and G2 Esports. Two teams from each group advanced to the quarterfinals. From Group A, this is Heroic (lost to ENCE 1:2) and Cloud9 (defeated GamerLegion in the lower bracket with a score of 2:1). From Group B, this is Team Vitality (1:2 against G2 Esports) and Astralis (defeated NAVI with a score of 2:1).
The quarterfinals and semifinals of the playoffs will be played in a best-of-3 format, while the grand final will be best-of-5. The playoff matches will take place from August 4th to 6th, with the schedule available here.