List of participants for DreamHack Las Vegas closed qualifiers announced

The qualifiers start on January 9, 2017.

DreamHack Las Vegas organizers announced a list of teams invited to closed qualifiers. 8 teams received invites basing on The ELEAGUE Major 2017 results.

Teams invited by organizers:

FaZe Clan
Gambit
mousesports
Fnatic

FlipSid3
GODSENT
HellRaisers
G2 eSports

Teams determined at open qualifiers:

EPG
Heroic
Norse
PRIDE

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Tricked
Rogue
DarkPassage

All invited teams will play against rosters which managed to pass open qualifiers. The beginning of closed qualifiers is scheduled on January 9, 2017. The qualifiers will be hold online. The format of qualifiers is best of three, Single Elimination.

List of LAN-final participants:

Virtus.Pro
Cloud9
Astralis
OpTic Gaming

Team Digtinas
SK Gaming
Natus Vincere
NiP

The tournament itself will be hold on February, 18 - 19 in Las Vegas, the US. The competition is the part of esports festival DreamHack. The general number of participants is 16, 8 of them will receive direct invites. The prize pool for the event is $450,000. MGM Grand Garden Arena (17,000 places capacity) hosts the event.