The first team to compete in ESL One Cologne 2019 in Cologne, Germany wil be the Ukrainian team Natus Vincere. The news was announced by the organizers of the event.

ESL One Cologne will start on July 2 and will end on July 5-7 at the LANXESS Arena. The winner of the tournament has a prize of $ 125,000.

Natus Vincere will make a clear appearance at ESL One Cologne 2019. Thus, Natus Vincere, who ranks 3rd in the world rankings, became the first team among 16 teams. The Ukrainian representative was the winner of the tournament last year.

Total 16 teams will compete

In addition to the Natus Vincere team who received the first invitation, ESL will invite 11 more teams to this tournament. The remaining 4 teams will be selected through online qualifiers in Europe, North America and Asia.

Natus Vincere, who won the grand prize last year

Natus Vincere, last year’s ESL One Cologne 2018 great final match, Germany’s most rooted representative of the BIG team 3-1 points and ran for a big award. The MVP award was won by the Ukrainian star Aleksandr Aleks s1mple ün Kostyliev.