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Intel Extreme Masters Season XVI - Cologne

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[e][h]Intel Extreme Masters XVI - Cologne
League Information
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
Germany Cologne
Prize Pool:
$1,000,000 USD
Start Date:
2021-07-06
End Date:
2021-07-18
Teams:
24
Liquipedia Tier:
ESL Pro Tour Tier:
Masters Champ. Masters Champ.
Links
Maps
Ancient • Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Vertigo

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

Primary Broadcast[edit]
  • Desk Host:
  • Analysts:
    • Serbia YNk (Janko Paunović)
    • United States moses (Jason O'Toole)
    • Switzerland Maniac (Mathieu Quiquerez)
  • Interviewer:
Secondary Broadcast[edit]

Format[edit]

  • Play-In: July 6th - 7th, 2021
    • Double-Elimination bracket
      • Opening matches are Bo1
      • All following matches are Bo3
    • The top eight teams advance to the Group Stage

  • Group Stage: July 8th - 11th, 2021
    • Two double-elimination format (GSL) groups
      • Each group has eight teams
      • All matches are Bo3
    • The top three teams from each group advance to the Playoffs:
      • Group stage winners advance to the Semifinals
      • Group stage runners-up advance to the Quarterfinals as the High Seeds
      • Group stage 3rd place teams advance to the Quarterfinals as the Low Seeds

  • Playoffs: July 16th - 18th, 2021
    • Single-Elimination bracket
    • The Quarterfinals & Semifinals are Bo3
    • The Grand Final is Bo5

Prize Pool[edit]

$1,000,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Circuit Points
Place ESL Pro Tour Pro Tour BLAST Premier Circuit BLAST Premier
1st 1800 pts 3200 pts
2nd 1400 pts 1600 pts
3rd - 4th 1100 pts 1000 pts
5th - 6th 825 pts 400 pts
7th - 8th 575 pts 200 pts
9th - 12th 325 pts -
13th - 16th 125 pts -
17th - 20th 60 pts -
21st - 24th - -

Participants[edit]

Directly Qualified Teams[edit]

1 July 5th - Denmark HUNDEN misses out on the event due to unspecified reasons; Denmark Robl replaces him as the coach for the event. [1]
1 May 3rd - Team Liquid part ways with United States moses. [3]
2 May 4th - Team Liquid re-sign United States adreN as their coach. [4]

Play-In Teams[edit]

1 June 2nd - Evil Geniuses bench Brazil zews by mutual agreement. [6]
2 June 21st - Evil Geniuses sign Canada daps as their head coach. [7]
1 June 30th - Renegades sign Australia Kingfisher as head coach. [8]
1 June 1st - Brazil coldzera steps down from the active roster. [9]
2 June 14th - FaZe Clan reinstate Sweden olofmeister to the active roster. [10]
1 May 31st - United States Shakezullah joins Bad News Bears as United States alter is moved to the bench. [11]

Results[edit]

Play-In[edit]

Upper Bracket Round 1
Upper Bracket Round 1
UB Round 1
UBR1
Upper Bracket Round 2
Upper Bracket Round 2
UB Round 2
UBR2
Qualified
Qualified
Qual.
Q
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
16
Team LDLCTeam LDLCLDLC
6
July 6, 2021 - 12:00 CEST
1612
4
63
3
Bad News BearsBad News BearsBNB
7
mousesportsmousesportsmouz
16
July 6, 2021 - 12:00 CEST
75
2
1610
6
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
2
mousesportsmousesportsmouz
0
July 6, 2021 - 16:55 CEST
1610
6
85
3
166
10
119
2
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
Team SpiritTeam SpiritSpirit
22
MIBRMIBRMIBR
18
July 6, 2021 - 12:20 CEST
22803
731
18730
800
RenegadesRenegadesRNG
6
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
16
July 6, 2021 - 13:30 CEST
65
1
1610
6
Team SpiritTeam SpiritSpirit
1
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
2
July 6, 2021 - 17:05 CEST
169
7
146
8
138
5
167
9
126
6
169
7
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
OGOGOG
16
Team oNe eSportsTeam oNe eSportsoNe
6
July 6, 2021 - 14:50 CEST
1611
5
64
2
SproutSproutSprout
8
BIGBIGBIG
16
July 6, 2021 - 13:40 CEST
85
3
1610
6
OGOGOG
0
BIGBIGBIG
2
July 6, 2021 - 21:10 CEST
94
5
166
10
1762
90
1991
63
BIGBIGBIG
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
12
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
16
12
July 6, 2021 - 15:35 CEST
127
5
168
8
Complexity GamingComplexity GamingCOL
16
ViCi GamingViCi GamingViCi
10
July 6, 2021 - 15:20 CEST
166
10
109
1
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
2
Complexity GamingComplexity GamingCOL
0
July 6, 2021 - 19:50 CEST
169
7
136
7
1613
3
62
4
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
Lower Bracket Round 1
Lower Bracket Round 1
LB Round 1
LBR1
Lower Bracket Round 2
Lower Bracket Round 2
LB Round 2
LBR2
Qualified
Qualified
Qual.
Q
Team LDLCTeam LDLCLDLC
2
Bad News BearsBad News BearsBNB
0
July 6, 2021 - 17:15 CEST
1610
6
95
4
1611
5
64
2
Complexity GamingComplexity GamingCOL
2
Team LDLCTeam LDLCLDLC
0
July 7, 2021 - 16:45 CEST
168
8
137
6
1613
3
62
4
Complexity GamingComplexity GamingCOL
MIBRMIBRMIBR
0
RenegadesRenegadesRNG
2
July 6, 2021 - 20:25 CEST
1590
60
1963
91
148
6
167
9
OGOGOG
0
RenegadesRenegadesRNG
2
July 7, 2021 - 17:00 CEST
118
3
167
9
1580
70
1973
81
RenegadesRenegadesRNG
Team oNe eSportsTeam oNe eSportsoNe
1
SproutSproutSprout
2
July 7, 2021 - 13:30 CEST
168
8
127
5
138
5
167
9
83
5
1612
4
Team SpiritTeam SpiritSpirit
2
SproutSproutSprout
1
July 7, 2021 - 20:00 CEST
169
7
106
4
147
7
168
8
167
9
138
5
Team SpiritTeam SpiritSpirit
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
2
ViCi GamingViCi GamingViCi
0
July 7, 2021 - 13:30 CEST
1610
6
55
0
1611
5
74
3
mousesportsmousesportsmouz
2
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
0
July 7, 2021 - 20:00 CEST
1610
6
125
7
167
9
88
0
mousesportsmousesportsmouz

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
UB Quarterfinals
UBQF
Upper Bracket Semifinals
Upper Bracket Semifinals
UB Semifinals
UBSF
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Bracket Final
UB Final
UBF
Qualified
Qualified
Qual.
Q
Gambit EsportsGambit EsportsGambit
2
mousesportsmousesportsmouz
1
July 8, 2021 - 13:30 CEST
145
9
1610
6
1613
3
32
1
166
10
129
3
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
2
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
1
July 8, 2021 - 13:30 CEST
1762
90
1991
63
169
7
66
0
1613
3
22
0
Gambit EsportsGambit EsportsGambit
2
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
1
July 9, 2021 - 17:00 CEST
106
4
169
7
1611
5
54
1
169
7
86
2
Virtus.proVirtus.proVP
0
BIGBIGBIG
2
July 8, 2021 - 17:30 CEST
135
8
1610
6
127
5
168
8
Complexity GamingComplexity GamingCOL
0
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
2
July 8, 2021 - 17:15 CEST
145
9
1610
6
64
2
1611
5
BIGBIGBIG
1
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
2
July 9, 2021 - 20:40 CEST
169
7
86
2
11
0
1614
2
44
0
1611
5
Gambit EsportsGambit EsportsGambit
1
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
2
July 11, 2021 - 16:45 CEST
134
9
1611
5
1611
5
104
6
146
8
169
7
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
Gambit EsportsGambit EsportsGambit
Lower Bracket Quarterfinals
Lower Bracket Quarterfinals
LB Quarterfinals
LBQF
Lower Bracket Semifinal
Lower Bracket Semifinal
LB Semifinal
LBSF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
LB Final
LBF
Qualified
Qualified
Qual.
Q
mousesportsmousesportsmouz
1
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
2
July 9, 2021 - 17:55 CEST
97
2
168
8
168
8
127
5
25102211
51120
2851122
102212
BIGBIGBIG
2
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
0
July 10, 2021 - 16:45 CEST
1610
6
115
6
168
8
137
6
Virtus.proVirtus.proVP
2
Complexity GamingComplexity GamingCOL
1
July 9, 2021 - 23:00 CEST
65
1
1610
6
1983
71
1570
80
169
7
136
7
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in PyjamasNIP
0
Virtus.proVirtus.proVP
2
July 10, 2021 - 20:00 CEST
96
3
169
7
115
6
1610
6
BIGBIGBIG
0
Virtus.proVirtus.proVP
2
July 11, 2021 - 16:45 CEST
1560
90
1993
61
1691
60
1962
92
Virtus.proVirtus.proVP

Group B[edit]

Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
UB Quarterfinals
UBQF
Upper Bracket Semifinals
Upper Bracket Semifinals
UB Semifinals
UBSF
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Bracket Final
UB Final
UBF
Qualified
Qualified
Qual.
Q
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
2
RenegadesRenegadesRNG
1
July 8, 2021 - 20:30 CEST
104
6
1611
5
1613
3
62
4
1611
5
44
0
FURIA EsportsFURIA EsportsFURIA
0
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
2
July 8, 2021 - 20:00 CEST
108
2
167
9
146
8
169
7
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
2
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
1
July 10, 2021 - 17:15 CEST
145
9
1610
6
1613
3
52
3
1611
5
104
6
AstralisAstralisAstralis
2
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
0
July 9, 2021 - 13:30 CEST
1611
5
134
9
254202
11132
2211131
4200
HeroicHeroicHeroic
2
Team SpiritTeam SpiritSpirit
1
July 9, 2021 - 13:30 CEST
169
7
136
7
127
5
168
8
22822
712
19711
820
AstralisAstralisAstralis
2
HeroicHeroicHeroic
0
July 10, 2021 - 21:05 CEST
168
8
117
4
168
8
127
5
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
2
AstralisAstralisAstralis
1
July 11, 2021 - 21:05 CEST
1613
3
72
5
19721
810
22812
722
1610
6
55
0
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
AstralisAstralisAstralis
Lower Bracket Quarterfinals
Lower Bracket Quarterfinals
LB Quarterfinals
LBQF
Lower Bracket Semifinal
Lower Bracket Semifinal
LB Semifinal
LBSF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
LB Final
LBF
Qualified
Qualified
Qual.
Q
RenegadesRenegadesRNG
0
FURIA EsportsFURIA EsportsFURIA
2
July 10, 2021 - 13:30 CEST
96
3
169
7
116
5
169
7
HeroicHeroicHeroic
2
FURIA EsportsFURIA EsportsFURIA
0
July 11, 2021 - 13:30 CEST
1991
63
1762
90
169
7
106
4
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
2
Team SpiritTeam SpiritSpirit
1
July 10, 2021 - 13:30 CEST
117
4
168
8
1611
5
134
9
169
7
106
4
Team VitalityTeam VitalityVitality
0
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
2
July 11, 2021 - 13:30 CEST
1110
1
165
11
144
10
1611
5
HeroicHeroicHeroic
1
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
2
July 11, 2021 - 20:00 CEST
1010
0
165
11
167
9
118
3
106
4
169
7
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
Quarterfinals
Quarters
QF
Semifinals
Semifinals
Semis
SF
Grand Final
Grand Final
Final
GF
AstralisAstralisAstralis
2
Virtus.proVirtus.proVP
1
July 16, 2021 - 16:00 CEST
19103
51
1650
101
20921
611
22612
922
169
7
86
2
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
2
AstralisAstralisAstralis
1
July 17, 2021 - 16:00 CEST
1612
4
63
3
124
8
1611
5
168
8
147
7
Gambit EsportsGambit EsportsGambit
1
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
2
July 16, 2021 - 21:20 CEST
1311
2
164
12
22812
722
20721
811
96
3
169
7
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
2
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
0
July 17, 2021 - 20:30 CEST
1610
6
75
2
1611
5
74
3
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
0
Natus VincereNatus VincereNAVI
3
July 18, 2021 - 16:00 CEST
117
4
168
8
147
7
168
8
138
5
167
9

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

Primary
LanguageEnglish SpeakingBrazilRussiaFranceVietnamSpainHungaryChinaPortugal
Streams
Secondary
LanguageEnglish SpeakingBrazilRussiaFrance
Streams
Tertiary
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Streams

Previews[edit]

Conclusions[edit]

Interviews[edit]

HLTV[edit]

Esports Kingdom[edit]

Other[edit]

Highlights[edit]