Organizers of the championship ESL One New York 2017 have given invites to the closed qualifiers for the North American and the European regions. Eight teams that have been given invites will play in each region and the last slot will be taken by the team from the open qualifiers. By the way, everyone can take part in the open qualifiers and you can register here.
The list of invited teams:
The open qualification starts on August 14 and only one team from each region will get to the next stage. The closed qualifiers will be run on August 19-20, where teams will be put into a single-elimination bracket with bo2 matches. One trip to the LAN final will be up for grabs for each region.