Valve has announced that the next major event, with a prize pool of $ 1 million will be ESL One Cologne.
The tournament is scheduled for July 5-10 and will be held at venues Lanxess Arena. In it will be attended by 16 teams: 8 teams that have passed the group stage at MLG Columbus 2016 and 8 teams, which will be held lan-qualification.
Details lan-qualifications will be announced later. The German company just announced that they will take part in those teams that took off in the group stage last majeure, as well as two teams from each minor tournament, which will take 1st and 2nd places.
European Minor - organization of DreamHack
CIS Minor - organization of StarLadder
Asian Minor - organization of PGL
Americas Minor - TBD