GG.Bet Cologne Invitational is a European Online tournament featuring seven invited teams and one team coming from an open qualifier.

The entire prize pool of the tournament will go to the second place team, the main allure for the tournament is that the winner qualifies for ESL One Cologne.

Tournament Format

Open Qualifier

Single elimination bracket with best-of-three series.

The winner qualifies for the main event.

Group Stage

Two groups of four, double elimination bracket.

Opening matches are best-of-one, the others are best-of-three.

Two teams from each group move on to the playoffs.

Playoffs

Single elimination bracket with best-of-three series.