[7:30pm]Socke won over SeleCT, so both advance to the Quarter Finals from Group B. Earlier MC and Kas advanced from Group A. Goodbye and cu tomorrow morning again for Day 2 of the Global Challenge Cologne. We hope to see many of you live at the event.
[5:54pm]Empire.Kas wins his last match in the group and takes the 2nd spot in behind MC, who won all of his matches including his last one against KiLLeR. Group B|s deciding matches will be next.
[4:31pm] We've uploaded the fist load of pictures to our GC Cologne Gallery. Check it out for photos of the players, our booth at gamescom and more.
[3:52pm] We changed the schedule slightly so you don't have to wait long for the next match. In a few minutes Killer and Empire.Beastyqt facing eachother at our main stream, while DieStar and SeleCT will do so on stream B at the same time.
[3:20pm] In the biggest match up so far MC showed why he is one of the best in the world, taking out Empire.Kas 2 0.
[2:54pm] Group B seems to get very close. In his second match Killer scored for the first time. Although Socke lost, he won at least one map, which could secure him a slot at the playoffs. Next match will feature group A's MC and Kas.
[2:04pm] Germany's only representative Socke pulled off the first 2:0 victory in the tournament against DieStar. That's a good starting position for a possible tie at the end of the groupstage and the map scores get taken into consideration.
[1:00pm] In the end KiLLeR lost his first groupstage match, despite a great perfomance facing the superior MC. With two more matches to come, he is still able to advance to the playoffs. In a few moments the first match of group B will be decided as well. The third and final map of Select and our Korean Killer also known as SangHo is going live right now.
[12:21am] The first replays are already available in the respective matches. If you don't like to get spoiled by the groupstage overview or the matchsheets, be sure to bookmark this news, where we will upload all StarCraft II replays without spoiling any results.
[12:00am] It won't be that easy for MC, that's for sure. In his first match ever outside of America KiLLeR from Chile managed to win a map against the Korean tieing the match. Shattered Temple will bring the final decision.
[11:30am] The first official match of the sixth' Intel Extreme Masters Season has ended. Empire.Kas scored the first points here at gamescom. Meanwhile the second match is already live starring the dreaded Korean Protoss MC.