frequently asked questions


So wait, what even is ESL One Cologne?

ESL One Cologne is the world's biggest Counter-Strike tournament happening in Germany. For the fourth year in a row more than 10,000 fans from all over the world will travel to Cologne to watch the best teams play live in the LANXESS arena for a total prize pool of  $300.000 on July 6-8. Sound pretty cool, right?

Yeah, it does! Is there a minimum age requirement to be able to attend?

Unfortunately, yes. The legal age limit in Germany is 16+ for this event and we cannot make any exceptions, even with a legal guardian present or written authorization. 🙁

Okay no problem, but do tickets have fixed seating?

You may choose any seat in your ticket level. Weekend and Weekend Plus Ticket holders can even sit together in the ranks, yay! But our Premium guests have the best seats in the house and sit right in the middle of the player walk-in.

Sounds fun! Does my ticket grant me access on all three days?

Of course! All currently available ticket types grant you access to ESL One Cologne 2018 on Friday 6th, Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th.

Got it! Anything else I should know?

The arena doesn’t allow big bags inside the venue that exceed A4 format. Please also note that only point and shoot, or action cameras can be brought into the arena. Cameras with interchangeable lenses and DSLR cameras are not permitted as well as food items and drinks from outside.

But what am I going to eat and drink?

Don't worry, there is a variety of food stands and vendors directly inside the arena and you may even take your meal directly to your seat. Alternatively, you can also exit the arena and have your lunch or dinner outside the stadium and then re-enter. There are plenty of good and cheap restaurant in walking distance!

Oh, so I can leave and re-enter the LANXESS arena? Awesome!

Yup, once you have a wristband, you can leave and re-enter as many times as you want. Last re-entry is during the last match of the day though, so make sure to come back. =)

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I love you too, see you in Cologne!

*answered by kai, that GUY WHO SENDs YOU ALL THE E-MAILS.

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