The organizer of championships ELEAGUE Premier and DreamHack Masters Malmö took a decision to disqualify OpTic Gaming from their tournaments because of the radical changes in a roster. During the summer transfer period, the team changes three players - Adam "friberg" Friberg, Emil "Magisk" Reif and Aleksi "allu" Jalli signed contracts with organization.
On DreamHack Masters Malmo 2017, Cloud9 will replace OpTic Gaming. The championship itself is scheduled on August 30 – September 3. 16 teams from all over the world will compete for the prize pool of $250,000.
In turn, the organizers of ELEAGUE Premier decided not to invite another team instead of OpTic Gaming, but gave an additional slot for the winners of qualifiers. ELEAGUE Premier will take place on September 8 – October 13 in Atlanta, USA. 16 best teams for Northern America and Europe will fight for the champion title and the reward of $1,000,000.