fnatic and Monte of to winning start at IEM Cologne 2023 group stage

fnatic and Monte secured their first victories at the group stage of IEM Cologne 2023. European team bested Cloud9 (13:16 on Vertigo, 16:10 on Anubis and 19:16 on Ancient), while Viktor "sdy" Orudzhev's squad defeated GamerLegion (16:8 on Mirage and 16:11 on Overpass).

Tomorrow, July 30, fnatic will face the winner of the match between 9INE and ENCE, while Monte will compete against the winner of the Heroic – TheMongolz match. In turn, Cloud9 and GamerLegion dropped into the lower bracket of Group A.

Group A current bracket looks as follows:

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