One invite will be given to each of the qualifications. Four teams, two of which have received a spot from the organizers and others have had to pass the preliminary open qualification, will fight for invitations in all qualifiers.
Such teams as J.Storm, Forward Gaming, TEAM TEAM, and compLexity Gaming will struggle for an invite in North America. Such teams as Keen Gaming, EHOME, Royal Club, and Invictus Gaming will face in the battle for an invite in China. TNC Predator, Mineski, Tigers, and Team Amplify will fight in Southeast Asia.
GG.Bet Birmingham started on April 8, in which $5,000 and an invitation to the LAN final of the Birmingham championship are up for grabs for the European and CIS teams.
ESL One Birmingham 2019 will take place in Birmingham from May 28 to June 2. Arena Birmingham will be a venue and the general prize pool will amount $300,000. 12 teams will take part in its distribution, 8 of which will receive direct invitations and 4 will pass the preliminary qualifiers.