CEVO unveil Americas Minor quals.

CEVO have revealed the details for their MLG Regional Minor Championship Americas Online Qualifiers which will start on April 25.

Yesterday, MLG announced the details for the Americas Minor, for which they invited four teams and granted four spots for qualifying teams, three to North America and one to South America. CEVO have now unveiled the qualifier dates and format as the two regional tournaments will be deciding the last four teams to participate in the $50,000 Minor.

Tempo Storm, OpTic, Selfless, and NRG have received invitations to the Americas Minor and their goal will be to reach the grand final at the tournament to book their tickets to the ESL One Cologne 2016 Offline Qualifier.


SEMPHIS' TSM will go through the qualification process 

The South American qualifier, which features eight invited teams, will be the first in line and is set to take place on April 25th and 26th. The contest will have a single-elimination bracket and all the matches will be played as a best-of-three. The winner among these eight will qualify for the Americas Minor:

Brazil g3x Brazil Keyd  Brazil INTZ Brazil teamONE
Brazil BigGods  Brazil CNB Brazil Innova  Brazil Dexterity

The competition up north will be much more fierce as the action will kick off with a 128 team stage named the Preliminary Bracket. The format will be double-elimination and the upper bracket matches will have a best-of-three format while the lower bracket will see best-of-ones being played. The final eight teams from the open qualifier will advance to the next stage: Championship Bracket.

Joining the qualified teams will be eight invited teams and the Championship Bracket will take place on May 8th. The format will be the same as the previous stage and teams from the Preliminary Bracket will get matched to the invited teams in their first matches. Here are the teams for the Championship Bracket from which three teams will qualify for the MLG Regional Minor Championship Americas:

Canada KKona United States Vault United States TSM United States Winterfox
Canada Ze Pug Godz  United States Without a Roof  United States Complexity  United States Echo Fox
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North America Qual. spot North America Qual. spot North America Qual. spot North America Qual. spot

You can sign up for the Preliminary Bracket of the North American qualifier by going to CEVO's website and you can find the full schedule in here.

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#1
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Norway norskeN 
n1
2016-04-22 15:28
RIP Prince
2016-04-22 15:29
#25
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Germany P3tR 
they qualify for a qualifier where they can qualify for a qualifier to the major wtf
2016-04-22 15:34
HAHAHAH YES YOU GOT IT RIGHT LMAO
2016-04-22 15:46
#51
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Finland Jonzu95 
Seems about right
2016-04-22 16:15
is it like this QUALIFIER>MINOR>ESLONEQUALIFIER>MAJOR
2016-04-22 16:38
Qualifier>online qualifier >minor >esl one qualifier >major
2016-04-23 00:16
#67
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Austria db42 
good system, better then inviting Wolf Gaming / Bravado /Vox Eminor / Reneshits :')
2016-04-22 16:39
renegades and vox passed through the qualifier, they were not always invited..
2016-04-22 18:10
#113
Xyp9x | 
Other GunnerL 
+1
2016-04-23 02:00
#41
dktenso | 
Brazil lgzn 
Sorry, stealing your comment for visibility but why the hell SA have 8 invited teams? It doesn't make any sense. There's no absolute top1 team in Brazil so why 8 invitees instead of like 2 + 6 coming from a open qualify? If these teams are that good, they will qualify but seeing all the spots filled without giving chance to the other teams is just lame and sad.
2016-04-22 15:49
#56
GuardiaN | 
Other Darge 
Just lazy asses, besides the fact than all teams are brazilian on which is supossed to be the "South American" qualifier.
2016-04-22 16:17
#77
dktenso | 
Brazil lgzn 
yeah, it sucks, all other regions have an open qualify. SA is the only region who doesn't.
2016-04-22 17:14
keyd is top1 no?
2016-04-22 16:58
#76
dktenso | 
Brazil lgzn 
they were top 5-8th in the March's professional league. gamersclub.com.br/campeonatos/csgo/270 (then click in Tabela) not saying they're arent GOOD. they should've been one of the invitees. all other regions have invited teams but other teams coming from an open qualify. the SA regions is the only different.
2016-04-22 17:13
Dude pls, all of the invited teams would qualify -cry
2016-04-22 17:29
#83
dktenso | 
Brazil lgzn 
they should've qualify then
2016-04-22 17:32
time is money
2016-04-22 17:33
#90
dktenso | 
Brazil lgzn 
all other regions have invited teams + teams coming from an open qualify except SA so yeah.
2016-04-22 17:43
Autistic? How they are supposed to qualify if they don't get the invites??????? They are all fighting for ONE spot for the quality, 1 team of these 8 will earn the spot to play against other 8 NA teams, your reasoning doesn't make any sense
2016-04-22 17:37
#92
dktenso | 
Brazil lgzn 
learn to interpret
2016-04-22 17:43
Your comment still doesn't make any sense xddd
2016-04-22 18:00
#99
dktenso | 
Brazil lgzn 
since you're not able to interpret, let me draw it for you: my question is related to the SA Minor Qualifier inviting ALL the teams that will participate instead of just inviting 2-3 and let other 6-5 battle their way for the other spots. All other regions have invitees and teams that will play an open qualify. Why SA is different? I am not talking about the Minor Qualify itself, but rather the SA Minor Qualify. There, was it that difficult?
2016-04-22 18:29
hey i remember you
2016-04-23 02:27
#98
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Norway norskeN 
idk who that is
2016-04-22 18:26
#2
f0real | 
Lithuania Siren1ty 
gl echo fox
2016-04-22 15:29
xc
2016-04-22 15:29
13
2016-04-22 15:29
1
2016-04-22 15:29
#6
i am | 
Turkey kwhrajex 
nice
2016-04-22 15:29
Ez for Dosia
2016-04-22 15:29
ENCE*
2016-04-22 23:01
EzForEnce
2016-04-22 15:29
#9
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Finland Lehtori 
EZ 4 ENCE ( Kun mä nostan käden nii te huudatte ENCEN! )
2016-04-22 15:31
EZ for for compLexity
2016-04-22 15:30
#11
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Portugal SecretJo 
Will be watching south american since it's holiday
2016-04-22 15:29
#12
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Argentina tpainarg 
gg
2016-04-22 15:29
n2
2016-04-22 15:29
#14
fer | 
Brazil lukitantc 
ez for brzilians
2016-04-22 15:29
ez4keyd
2016-04-22 15:29
#23
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Finland Lehtori 
ez 4 kumitissit
2016-04-22 15:34
#17
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Norway RainTop1HLTV 
yeah fuck tsm xD
2016-04-22 15:30
#18
ayaya | 
Ireland skend 
SA > NA
2016-04-22 15:30
#20
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Finland Lehtori 
Ence > tyloo > fnatic > na trash
2016-04-22 15:32
#26
ayaya | 
Ireland skend 
godsent > fnatic > all
2016-04-22 15:34
#29
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Finland Lehtori 
Winland > Na > swedish bögs DET GLIDER IN 6-1 #neverforget
2016-04-22 15:38
#30
ayaya | 
Ireland skend 
nice try allu. "ence top 10 team" - fin retards
2016-04-22 15:39
#34
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Finland Lehtori 
*ence top 1 team if - god allu + Bile-Dani
2016-04-22 15:43
#36
ayaya | 
Ireland skend 
biledani is a dumb favela. brand new account... you are biledani alt account?
2016-04-22 15:44
#38
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Finland Lehtori 
yas, keeping the party going [insert happy face here]
2016-04-22 15:46
Where is Santos??
2016-04-22 15:30
Santos.Dexterity they are on the list are u blind ?
2016-04-22 15:32
Disband.
2016-04-22 15:39
Los Santos is in GTA. Also the time s1mple finally moved to NA.
2016-04-22 17:02
#22
Chile fouz 
No preliminary brackets for SA? What a shame :c
2016-04-22 15:33
#60
Chile fknz 
for valve sudamerica in Brazil, no more than that country
2016-04-22 16:24
very dissapointed :c
2016-04-22 16:45
like chile would qualify instead of get rekt HAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHA
2016-04-22 17:30
#86
Chile fouz 
That's not the point. The point is about giving the opportunity to smaller teams to compete.
2016-04-22 17:34
Don't even bother answering to GUZINPESCOCAO, he is pure and absolute cancer
2016-04-22 17:39
#91
Chile fouz 
I noticed that. Just tried to make a civilised argument, but I see no intelligent replies. Thanks for heads up (:
2016-04-22 17:43
NP friend <3
2016-04-22 17:45
yes, and they gave opportunity to the best 8 smaller teams in SA
2016-04-22 17:40
why no open in south america? so is impossible for argentina teams play a MAJOR VALVE
2016-04-22 15:35
+1 they shouldve had at least 1 open spot.
2016-04-22 15:39
#48
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Argentina kratoS_fsa 
+ at least they could invite the only non-brazilian team living there (argentinian), at least same level that some of invited ...
2016-04-22 16:10
#61
Chile fouz 
It seems like they used the "Games Academy - Liga Professional" as a base to do this instead of giving all SA a chance to fight for a spot. So unfair...
2016-04-22 16:26
#69
Panama JJAU 
Its true that last time the SA qualifier was a mess but invite only seems like a iluminati scheme
2016-04-22 16:45
same level? rofl
2016-04-22 17:30
#111
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Argentina kratoS_fsa 
Only g3x and keyd have a little higher level , with the rest they won against them sometimes , they allways have tied matches .. just let them participate ..
2016-04-23 00:11
how delusional are you? 2kill has won like 2 maps since they went to brazil. NONE against the top3 brazilians. only against cnb. 2 FUCKING MAPS, and that's your best team.
2016-04-23 16:22
#120
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Argentina kratoS_fsa 
u was saying ? innova rekt g3x, 2kill rekt innova, they have the same level monkey
2016-04-25 04:23
they didn't even play against g3x lmao and rekt innova? if 6-16 16-13 16-14 is rekt... lucky wins NICE TRY
2016-04-25 17:45
Valve and MLG not brain.
2016-04-22 15:45
Because, Valve, MLG, CEVO and all the organizers are a bunch of fucking retards, fuck all of them.
2016-04-27 02:30
Ez kkona
2016-04-22 15:38
#33
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United States ViKaLiBuR 
Ze Pug Godz all the way!
2016-04-22 15:41
Ez for KeyD,ez for kng
2016-04-22 15:44
#40
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Serbia BODIROGA 
wtf he look liek denis from mouz
2016-04-22 15:49
brehze on lan lel
2016-04-22 15:50
Ez 4 Ence
2016-04-22 15:52
Where is Alientech.br? Did they disband?
2016-04-22 16:06
#45
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Argentina kratoS_fsa 
i think they are in portugal and gonna play EU open qualys
2016-04-22 16:07
They can't
2016-04-22 16:08
#50
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Argentina kratoS_fsa 
i saw them on face it registered page
2016-04-22 16:14
Doesn't matter. They aren't a team of European nationals, and won't be allowed to compete.
2016-04-22 16:15
#57
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Argentina kratoS_fsa 
what if they have portuguese nationality too ?
2016-04-22 16:17
I suppose if three of them have dual citizenship that would technically be allowed. But Taco didn't bring that up when he asked DreamHack about Alientech: twitter.com/LG_TACO/status/7228673236573..
2016-04-22 16:27
That would be stupid lol
2016-04-22 16:10
#46
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Bulgaria kr9ptonn 
ez odeag kkona
2016-04-22 16:08
ez summit
2016-04-22 16:15
what about TStorm?
2016-04-22 16:16
Tempo Storm are invited directly to the Minor
2016-04-22 16:27
Keyd, Ze pug Gods, Echo and TSM to qualify..
2016-04-22 16:17
#58
Chile fknz 
ez keyd
2016-04-22 16:21
#59
Chile fknz 
for valve sudamerica in Brazil, no more than that country gg
2016-04-22 16:23
THEY JUST CONFIRMED THAT NUKE WILL BE PLAYED INSNTEAD OF INFERNO,LMAO
2016-04-22 16:29
ez for Kkona
2016-04-22 16:33
well that sucks for the rest of SA
2016-04-22 16:42
ez for Qual. Spot
2016-04-22 16:47
eZ f0r Ze Pug Godz
2016-04-22 17:03
#75
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Sweden Trojka03 
Seriously was there no room for any SA team that isn't Brazilian? I don't know the SA scene that well, but there must be another team in the whole region that could compete with the Brazilians surely?
2016-04-22 17:11
actually there isn't best argentine team turned out to be a complete failure. chile always lose to argentine and the other countries don't even have 5 players
2016-04-22 17:32
Don't listen to GUZINPESCOCAO, this guy is absolute cancer. Yes, there would be a space for the Argentinian team, they are improving slowly but surely. They used "Games Academy professional league" as a base to the invitees
2016-04-22 17:44
Talking about the teams, only 2kill gaming (a team from Argentina that is living in brazil playing in a br org) could compete in a similar level (although i wouldn't say that they are better than any of these). Even though, I think that should only be given 4 directly invites, and the other 4 should be put in a qualify. That would give the oportunity for everybody from every country fight for a place.
2016-04-23 07:01
chile , argentina? lol
2016-04-22 17:26
People crying like chileans and argentines would do something in this qualifier, get real those countries would get rekt stop crying
2016-04-22 17:33
Thats how people looked at the Brazilian scene too? And now luminosity is a top 3 team lol.
2016-04-22 19:05
it's different brazilians had 0 opportunities internationally chileans and argentians have ALL of the opportunities to play on SA and have shown nothing. they can't perform well even on their continent. brazil has been giving them a lot of opportunities
2016-04-22 20:32
2kill got 2nd place on the rising south América bihind of keydstars .... Cunt
2016-04-27 00:55
yeah first 2 bo3s they win and you get all horny lmao
2016-04-27 01:26
And u won the major against the most final throwers (na vi) and all brs got horny .... Get better on football its sad to see ur country playing
2016-04-27 01:43
yeah, cause winning major is such a small acomplishment lmao so jealous keep envying us :) pele 3 copas argentina 2 jajajajaja
2016-04-27 02:17
Pele gosta do comer garitos como todos en Brasil... Maradona messi >pele e suas 3 copas
2016-04-27 02:23
yeah nt but 3 > 2
2016-04-27 03:45
#97
sickLy | 
Colombia sickLy 
HAAAAAAAAAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAA KKKKKKKKKKKKKK CLOSED MINOR QUALIFIERS, JUST FUCKING CALL IT NORTH AMERICA + BRAZIL MINOR, STOP TRICKING PEOPLE CALLING IT A SOUTHAMERICAN QUALIFIER OR TOURNAMENT... FUCK OFF. CHECK THIS OUT, THEN MAYBE SOME DAY YOU CAN MAKE A DECENT TOURNAMENT, BECAUSE INCLUDING SA TEAMS ON YOUR TOURNAMENTS IN A FAIR WAY SEEMS DEFINITELY SOOOOOOOOOOOOO HARD TO DO RIGTH¿?¿?¿?¿? hltv.org/?pageid=135&userid=246280&blogi..
2016-04-22 18:22
Seems they didn't read the blog or just didn't want to make a effort
2016-04-22 19:14
INNOVA Knight have a vac ban so innova are out aslo of minor ?
2016-04-22 20:13
#106
fer | 
Brazil maiazin 
ye but they will not qualify tho
2016-04-22 21:46
#104
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United States hehexddd 
Not another fucking tournament. CS:GO players are going to be so burned out... Let the NA teams get some rest so they can practice for the big events....
2016-04-22 20:33
RIP skoolage stickers, no DEMONIOS unfortunately :( Kappa
2016-04-22 21:18
If Knight qualifies he won't be able to compete cuz he has been vac banned ROFLMAO
2016-04-22 23:32
#115
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Brazil BuddyINSANE 
RIP Alientech.BR
2016-04-23 02:51
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2016-04-23 20:08
#119
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Finland muglobal 
ez 4 moE + seang@res
2016-04-24 23:14
keyd :O
2016-04-25 11:19
#125
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United States Zebruh 
EZ SUMMIT FOR ZE PUG GODS
2016-04-27 01:31
+1
2016-04-27 02:21
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