Here’s all the details you need to know about the IEM Cologne 2022. Check out the live score and schedule.

Popular as the “Cathedral of Counter-Strike’ IEM Cologne is one of the biggest events in the CS: GO calendar year. The marquee tournament features the best teams from across the world competing not only for a sizable prize pool but also for the glory and prestige of having won this event. The IEM Cologne 2022 features a million dollar prize pool with 24 of the best teams in competition. Here’s all you need to know about this event including the live results, participating teams and streams.

IEM Cologne 2022 Live results

Day 1 – July 5

Play in Day 1 (Upper Bracket Round 1)

Time Match – A streamScoreTimeMatch – B StreamScoreTimeMatch – C StreamScore
1100 MOUZ vs Pain Gaming19-161100 Team Spirit vs Complexity16-111100 Heroic vs Sprout16-3
1215 Outsiders vs Imperial Esports16-61215 00Nation vs Astralis16-61215 BIG vs ORDER16-7
1215 MIBR vs Movistar Riders13-161330 TYLOO vs Vitality9-16
All Times are in CEST

Play in Day 1 (Upper Bracket Round 2)

Time MatchScore
1530 Heroic vs MOUZ2-1
1600Team Spirit vs 00Nation2-1
1815BIG vs Outsiders0-2
1945Movistar Riders vs Vitality2-0
All Times are in CEST

Play in Day 1 (Lower bracket round 1)

Time MatchScore
1600 Sprout vs Pain Gaming2-1
1945Complexity vs Astralis0-2
All Times are in CEST

Day 2 – July 6

Play in Day 2 (Lower Bracket Round 1)

Time MatchScore
1230 ORDER vs Imperial Esports1-2
1230MIBR vs TYLOO1-2
All Times are in CEST

Play in Day 2 (Lower Bracket Round 2)

Time MatchScore
1600Vitality vs Sprout2-1
1600BIG vs Astralis1-2
193000Nation vs Imperial Esports2-0
1930Mouz vs TYLOO2-0
All Times are in CEST

Day 3 IEM Cologne

Group A

Time MatchScoreStageArticle
1600Navi vs MOUZ2-1Group A UB Round 1Link
1230Heroic vs NiP0-2Group A UB Round 1Link
1230G2 vs Movistar Riders0-2Group A UB Round 1Link
1600Team Vitality vs ENCE2-1Group A UB Round 1Link
All Times are in CEST

Group B

Time MatchScore
2000Team Spirit vs Team Liquid2-1Group B UB Round 1
2000Cloud9 vs Outsiders2-0Group B UB Round 1
All Times are in CEST

Day 4 – July 8

Group B Upper Bracket Round 1

Time MatchScoreStageArticle
1230FaZe Clan vs 00Nation2-0Group B UB Round 1Link
1230Astralis vs FURIA2-0Group B UB Round 1Link
All Times are in CEST

Group A Upper Bracket Round 2

Time MatchScoreStageArticle
1600Navi vs NiP2-0Group A UB Round 2Link
1930Movistar Riders vs Vitality2-0Group A UB Round 2Link
All Times are in CEST

Group A Lower Bracket Round 1

Time MatchScoreStageArticle
1600MOUZ vs Heroic2-0Group A Lower Bracket Round 1Link
1930G2 esports vs ENCE2-0Group A Lower Bracket Round 1Link
All Times are in CEST

Day 5 – July 9

Group B Lower Bracket Round 1

Time MatchScoreStageArticle
123000Nation vs Team Liquid1-1Group B LB Round 1Link
1230Outsiders vs FURIA 0-2Group B LB Round 1Link
All Times are in CEST

Group B Upper Bracket Round 2

Time MatchScoreStageArticle
1600FaZe Clan vs Team Spirit2-0Group B UB Round 2Link
1600Cloud9 vs Astralis0-2Group B UB Round 2Link
All Times are in CEST

Group A Lower Bracket Round 2

Time MatchScoreStage
1930Team Vitality vs MOUZ1-2Group A LB Round 2
1930NiP vs G22-1Group A LB Round 2
All Times are in CEST

Day 6: July 10

Group A

Time MatchScore
1930Navi vs Movistar Riders2-1
1930Mouz vs NiP2-1
All Times are in CEST

Group B

Time MatchScore
1930FaZe Clan vs Astralis2-0
1930Team Liquid vs FURIA2-0
All Times are in CEST

Playoffs

StageTime MatchScoreMap 1Map 2Map 3Article
Quarterfinal1530Astralis vs MOUZ2-18-1616-916-12Link
Quarterfinal1930Movistar Riders vs Team Liquid2-116-914-1616-12Link
Semifinal1530NAVI vs Astralis2-015-919-17
Semifinal1900FaZe Clan vs Movistar Riders2-016-1216-9Link
GRAND FINAL1600Natus Vincere vs FaZe Clan3-2
All Times are in CEST

Grand Finals

FaZe wins 3-2

  • Inferno 13-16
  • Overpass 16-13
  • Ancient 19-16
  • Mirage 9-16
  • Nuke 14-16

IEM Cologne 2022 Teams

The 2022 edition of IEM Cologne 24 teams, but not all teams start at the same time. There is a Play-in event which has sixteen teams starting off their Cologne journey. These teams play in a double-elimination bracket which starts off with a best-one-series.

The top eight teams from the play-in stage will make it through to the groups. 

Play-In Teams

  • Heroic
  • Team Vitality
  • Outsiders
  • 00Nation
  • Complexity Gaming
  • MIBR
  • ORDER
  • TYLOO
  • BIG
  • Astralis
  • Team Spirit
  • Imperial Esports
  • Movistar Riders
  • paiN Gaming
  • MOUZ
  • Sprout

Directly Qualified Teams

  • FaZe Clan
  • Navi
  • Cloud9
  • G2 esports
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • ENCE
  • FURIA esports
  • Team Liquid

Tournament format

There are three stages to this tournament that take place from July 5-15. The tournament will feature a live audience for the playoffs, where the Lanxess Arena will come alive with CS: GO fans. 

Play-In Stage

The play-in matches feature double-elimination bracket but start with best-of-one matches. Subsequent matches, which are mostly elimination or qualification matches, are best-of-three series. 

Sixteen teams take part in the play-in stage, only eight advance to the group stage.

Group Stage

IEM Cologne 2022 Group stage

The 16 play-in stage teams are joined by the Directly invited teams in the group stage. There are two groups of eight teams each. The teams play in a double-elimination bracket. The top three 

Play-off stage

IEM Cologne 2022 playoffs

The Playoffs stage has six teams – the top three from each of the two groups. The top team in each group advances directly to the semifinal while the next two teams in the groups move to the quarterfinals. 

All matches in the playoffs are best-of-three series with the Grand finals to take place on July 15. 

Prize pool distribution

  • 1st place: $400,000
  • 2nd place: $180,000
  • 3-4th: $80,000
  • 5-6th: $40,000
  • 7-8th: $24,000
  • 9-12th: $16,000
  • 13-16th: $10,000
  • 17-20th: $4,500
  • 21-24tth: $2,500
Is IEM Cologne a CSGO Major?

IEM Cologne 2022 is not a CS: GO Major. However, it is one of the most prestigious events in the calendar.

Will IEM Cologne have an audience

IEM Cologne 2022 will feature a live audience at the LANXESS Arena. The LANXESS arena has a capacity of 18,000 viewers.

When does IEM Cologne end?

The IEM Cologne Grand finals take place on 17th July, 2022.

Which teams are in IEM Cologne playoffs 2022?

Astralis, MOUZ, Movistar Riders, Team Liquid, Navi and FaZe Clan are the six teams in the IEM Cologne playoffs.

Who won IEM Cologne 2022?

IEM Cologne is currently underway. The winner will be revealed on July 17.

Who won IEM Cologne 20222?

FaZe Clan won its first ever IEM Cologne after a closely contested 3-2 victory over Navi in the Grand finals.

Where to watch IEM Cologne 2022?

IEM Cologne matches will be broadcast live on Twitch. You can catch all the action here

Stream A

Stream B

Stay tuned to esports.gg for the latest IEM Cologne news and updates.

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