The qualifiers for DreamHack Open Austin are set to be played this weekend, and DreamHack have now presented the invites for the closed stage. For Europe, teams like Godsent, mousesports, HellRaisers and Team Kinguin will be fighting for the final European spot for the event, while Misfits, NRG, Counter Logic Gaming and compLexity are invited for the North American qualifier.
The weekend will kick off with and open qualifier on Saturday the 25th of March, where the four top teams from each region advances to the closed qualifier stage. A single elimination bracket will then decide which team receives the final spot for its region.
The main event will be held on April 28-30 in Austin Convention Center, offering a $100,000 prize pool where the eventual champions bring home half. The direct invites for the tournament have already been revealed, with Team Liquid and Cloud9 expecting to be the crowd favorites together with the French star-studded G2 Esports team.
DreamHack Open Austin
North American qualifier