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.
𝕿𝖍𝖊 𝕮𝖆𝖙𝖍𝖊𝖉𝖗𝖆𝖑 𝖜𝖎𝖓𝖉𝖔𝖜𝖘 𝖆𝖗𝖊 𝖘𝖙𝖆𝖎𝖓𝖊𝖉 𝖜𝖎𝖙𝖍 𝖙𝖍𝖊 𝖕𝖔𝖗𝖙𝖗𝖆𝖎𝖙𝖘 𝖔𝖋 𝖔𝖚𝖗 𝖑𝖊𝖌𝖊𝖓𝖉𝖆𝖗𝖞 𝖘𝖙𝖔𝖗𝖞𝖙𝖊𝖑𝖑𝖊𝖗𝖘.
— ESL Counter-Strike (@ESLCS) July 23, 2023
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.
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
- 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)