Cloud9 was the ninth team to receive an invitation to ESL One Cologne, earlier as a representative of North America, SK Gaming players were invited.
Recently Cloud9 participated in cs_summit, where they finished fourth with Braxton "swag" Pierce, who acted as a replacement for the team's regular sniper. This week the team will perform at DeamHack Austin, in the first match against the G2.
The prize fund ESL One Cologne will be $ 250,000, 12 teams out of 16 will be invited, and the remaining 4 will have to go through qualifications. The playoffs will take place in LANXESS Arena on July 7-9.