ESWC Nordic qualifier called off
ESWC tournament director Sylvain Maillard has revealed that the Nordic qualifier has been cancelled.
The qualifier was initially supposed to be hosted by LionSEK but, according to Maillard, the packed CS:GO tournament schedule until the end of the month has made it impossible to organise a tournament like this in time for the ESWC finals.
The spot that would go to the winner of the qualifier will instead by filled through an application process, whose form can be filled via ESWC's website.
Teams like dignitas will have to apply for a spot to attend ESWC
fnatic and Ninjas in Pyjamas have already been invited to ESWC, while Team SoloMid recently declined their invitation due to family obligations and were replaced by Natus Vincere.
A total of $75,000 will be on offer at ESWC 2015, with a further $75,000 being distributed between the invited and the qualified teams in the form of travel and accommodation support.