ESL Unveils IEM Cologne 2023 Talent Lineup

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ESL Unveils IEM Cologne 2023 Talent Lineup

ESL has released the full broadcast talent lineup for the IEM Cologne 2023

The talent lineup for the official broadcasts of IEM Cologne has been confirmed by ESL. The Play-In stage of the competition is set to start on July 26, while the main event will take place from July 29 to August 6.

Standing out on the talent list is Oliver “OJ Borg” D'Anastasi, a seasoned host who graced a CSGO stream for IEM Katowice earlier this year. Likewise, Eefje “sjokz” Depoortere is making her return to CSGO after her last appearance at IEM Katowice.

ESL Unveils IEM Cologne 2023 Exclusive Talent Lineup

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The casting talent lineup for ESL boasts the presence of Chad “SPUNJ” Burchill and Alex “Machine” Richardson, both familiar names among the community. Adding to the excitement, Jason “moses” O'Toole, who has predominantly casted in recent broadcasts, returns to join the analyst desk.

IEM Cologne 2023 Talent Lineup: Full Lineup

Desk Hosts

  • Tres “⁠stunna⁠” Saranthus (USA)
  • Freya “⁠Freya⁠” Spiers (UK)
  • Sam “⁠Tech Girl⁠” Wright (South Africa)
  • Mike “⁠DarfMike⁠” Winnick (USA)


  • Janko “⁠YNk⁠” Paunović (Serbia)
  • Mathieu “⁠Maniac⁠” Quiquerez (Switzerland)
  • Aleksandar “⁠kassad⁠” Trifunović (Serbia)
  • Jason “⁠moses⁠” O'Toole (USA)
  • Sudhen “⁠Bleh⁠” Wahengbam (India)
  • Jacob “⁠Pimp⁠” Winneche (Denmark)
  • Alex “⁠Mauisnake⁠” Ellenberg (USA)


  • Alex “⁠Machine⁠” Richardson (UK)
  • Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill (Australia)
  • Harry “⁠JustHarry⁠” Russell (UK)
  • Hugo “⁠Hugo⁠” Byron (UK)
  • Conner “⁠Scrawny⁠” Girvan (Canada)
  • Mohan “⁠launders⁠” Govindasamy (Canada)
  • Alex “⁠hawka⁠” Hawkins (UK)
  • James “⁠BARDOLPH⁠” Bardolph (UK)

Sideline and Stage Hosts

  • James “⁠BanKs⁠” Banks (UK)
  • Eefje “⁠sjokz⁠” Depoortere (Belgium)
  • Oliver “⁠OJ Borg⁠” D'Anastasi (UK)


ESL Unveils IEM Cologne 2023 Talent Lineup
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