The teams were divided into two balanced groups, where the strongest teams on the result of the group stage will be held in the playoff of the tournament.
Group stage 2016 Northern Arena Monreal:
- G2 Esports (Invited)
- Team Liquid (Invited)
- Heroic (Invited)
- compLexity (Qualified – Call of the North)
- Team EnVyUs (Invited)
- OpTic Gaming (Invited)
- NRG eSports (Invited)
- Counter Logic Gaming (Invited)
Northern Arena Montreal 2016 grand finals will be played November 13th at the world-famous Bell Centre.