Participants of IEM Cologne 2024 determined

Almost all participants of one of the largest Counter-Strike 2 tournaments of 2024, namely IEM Cologne 2024, have been revealed.

Four teams secured tickets to the competition in Cologne at previous ESL events: Team Spirit won IEM Katowice 2024, FaZe placed first at IEM Chengdu 2024, MOUZ clinched the ESL Pro League Season 19 title, while G2 secured the trophy at IEM Dallas 2024.

One more ticket to IEM Cologne 2024 will be featured in closed qualifier for German teams. The remaining slots at the tournament were distributed based on the ESL rating – invites went to Vitality, Astralis, NAVI, and other squads.

IEM Cologne 2024 will take place from August 7 to 18 in Cologne, Germany, with the participation of 24 rosters. The total prize pool of the event will be $1 million.

The participants of the main stage are:

 Team Spirit

The participants of the Play-In stage are:

 Eternal Fire
 The MongolZ
German qualifier winner