ESL has announced a new information about the closed qualifying round to ESL One Hamburg 2017 on its official website.
Four participants will be determined during the open qualification from each division, they will go to to the closed qualifying round. While teams are only preparing in all regions for the participation, Chinese participants have already played the first matches.
ESL has published a schedule of the closed qualifiers for each region and, also, shown how a bracket will look like for each division.
Let’s remind that ESL One Hamburg 2017 will be carried out in Hamburg, Germany on October 26-29. The event will become the first Major tournament of the season 2017/2018 and its prize pool amounts $1,000,000. The winner will earn a half of the general prize money.
8 teams will take part in the final stage, two of them have already become known: the finalists of The International 2017, Team Liquid and Newbee had received invites to the championship.