the Players. the Fans. the Game.

Join us in the cathedral of counter-strike. July 05-07.


at lanxess Arena, Cologne Germany

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We Are Back

2019 will mark the sixth year in a row that Cologne will be greeting players, talents and fans for a whole weekend of pure Counter-Strike: Global Offensive action from July 5 -7 at ESL One Cologne 2019! Forget everything you have seen before and get ready for intense matches, fun fan activities around the event, signing sessions and much, much more!

We Are Legendary

Sixteen of the world's best CS:GO teams will be attending the group stage of ESL One Cologne 2019 and battle for $300,000 in prize money and a spot at the LANXESS arena where thousands of fans from more than 60 countries are waiting to cheer for them. The crowd in Cologne absolutely legendary and we can't wait to hear your chants next July!

We are Cologne

Cologne has certainly secured itself a place in every heart of every Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fan in the world. Every year around summer the city's streets are adapted by thousands of passionate fans rocking their favorite team's jersey and representing their love for our favorite video game. This is esports, and we can't wait for July 2019!

be part of something amazing!
players. fans. creators. everyone comes together at esl one cologne
Support your favorite team!
Be loud, be proud and show everyone who you're cheering for
Have fun & Connect with other fans!
Meet Fans from all over the world and add new names to your friendlist
experience the thrill of esports!
intense matches, breathtaking clutches - all live on stage

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Learn more about the tournament, the teams, the matches and check out the main event schedule!
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We offer lots and lots of fun side activities next to the matches on the big stage and we offer a viewing party during the Group stages.
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