FURIA and Liquid relegated from IEM Cologne 2023

FURIA and Liquid got eliminated from IEM Cologne 2023, as in the final matches of the Play-In stage, the Brazilian grand lost to TheMongolz (15:19 on Inferno and 8:16 on Overpass), while the Mareks "YEKINDAR" Gaļinskis-led squad fell to 9INE (16:10 on Ancient, 6:16 on Vertigo and 12:16 on Overpass).

TheMongolz and 9INE will continue competing in the group stage of the tournament in Cologne, while FURIA and Liquid secured the final 9th-12th place and a cash reward of $4.5K.

Today's playday will end with Apeks – OG and NIP – Imperial matches. These pairs will compete for the last two tickets to the next stage of the tournament.

The current Play-In bracket looks as follows:

The full schedule and live broadcast of IEM Cologne 2023 can be found on the tournament page via this link.