Astralis became last participant of IEM Cologne 2023 playoffs; ENCE advance to semi-finals
Astralis advanced to the IEM Cologne 2023 playoffs by defeating NAVI with a scoreline of 2:1 – 25:23 on Ancient, 9:16 on Nuke and 16:12 on Overpass. At the same time, ENCE secured a ticket to the semi-finals of the tournament, defeating Heroic in the Group A final with a scoreline of 2:1 – 16:12 on Nuke, 8:16 on Overpass and 16:14 on Mirage.
Astralis advanced to the quarter-finals, where on Friday, August 4, they will face Heroic. In turn, NAVI got relegated from IEM Cologne 2023, securing 7th-8th place and $24,000 in prize money.
Group A final bracket looks as follows:
Group B final bracket looks as follows:
The full schedule and live broadcast of IEM Cologne 2023 can be found on the tournament page via this link.