The first matches of the group stage of IEM Cologne 2023

The organizers of IEM Cologne 2023 have released the group stage bracket based on the results of the culminating matches in the Play-In stage.

So, very soon, Natus Vincere will face MOUZ, while Cloud9 will kick off their tournament run by playing against Fnatic.

The teams that have also advanced from the Play-In stage are Astralis, Monte, OG, and Ninjas in Pyjamas.