TWC North American qualifier details

Details for the World Championships 2016's North American qualifier, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Dominican Republic and El Salvador, have been revealed.

With the South American qualifier soon coming to a close, the organizers of the $100,000 World Championships 2016 have revealed details for the North American qualifier which includes six countries.

The format will see the six national teams split into two best-of-one groups offering two spots in the playoffs. Semi-finals will feature best-of-three's, while the grand final, whose winner will advance to TWC, will be played in a best-of-five series.


Selfless' rain and CLG Red's missharvey will represent Canada

USA and Canada have received high seeds to avoid their meeting in the group stage, while the remaining four teams, Mexico, Guatemala, Dominican Republic and El Salvador were randomly drawn into the two groups.

The groups are following:

Group A Group B
United States USA Canada Canada
Mexico Mexico  Guatemala Guatemala
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic  El Salvador El Salvador

Lineups of the two favourites are:

USA  Canada
United States Kenneth "koosta" Suen  Canada Damian "daps" Steele
United States Derek "desi" Branchen Canada Keith "NAF" Markovic
United States William "RUSH" Wierzba Canada Peter "stanislaw" Jarguz
United States Timothy "autimatic" Ta Canada Mike "shroud" Grzesiek
United States Skyler "Relyks" Weaver Canada Russel "Twistzz" Van Dulken
United States Jordan "n0thing" Gilbert Canada Kory "SEMPHIS" Friesen
United States Jake "Stewie2K" Yip Canada Pujan "FNS" Mehta
United States Daniel "roca" Gustaferri Canada David "DAVEY" Stafford
United States Hunter "SicK" Mims Canada Michael "Uber" Stapells
United States Shahzeb "ShahZaM" Khan  Canada Bradley "ANDROID" Fodor
United States Spencer "Hiko" Martin Canada Terry "dsr" Rioux
United States Josh "jdm64" Marzano Canada Cory "APE" Bate
United States Shawn "witmer" Taylor Canada Jason "jasonR" Ruchelski
United States Sean "seang@res" Gares  Canada Amanda "rain" Smith
United States Jonathan "EliGE" Jablonowski Canada Stephanie "missharvey" Harvey

The qualifier will be played out from July 25-27 (according to the CST timezone), with the complete schedule being following:

Monday, July 25th
01:00 United States USA vs. Dominican Republic Dominican Republic  BO1
02:00 United States USA vs. Mexico Mexico BO1
03:00 Dominican Republic Dominican Republic  vs. Mexico Mexico BO1
04:00 Canada Canada vs. El Salvador El Salvador BO1
05:00 Canada Canada vs. Guatemala Guatemala BO1
06:00 El Salvador El Salvador vs. Guatemala Guatemala BO1
       
Tuesday, July 26th
01:00 Semi-final #1 (A1 vs. B2) BO3
04:00 Semi-final #2 (B1 vs. A2) BO3
       
Wednesday, July 27th
01:00 Grand final   BO5

The winner will secure a place at The World Championship 2016, which will take place in Belgrade from September 5-9.

Canada Amanda 'rain' Smith
Amanda 'rain' Smith
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
166
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.20
United States Shahzeb 'ShahZaM' Khan
Shahzeb 'ShahZaM' Khan
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
950
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.10
United States Skyler 'Relyks' Weaver
Skyler 'Relyks' Weaver
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
758
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
Canada Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1126
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.16
Canada Damian 'daps' Steele
Damian 'daps' Steele
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.87
Maps played:
894
KPR:
0.58
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
United States Jordan 'n0thing' Gilbert
Jordan 'n0thing' Gilbert
Age:
28
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
813
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.15
Canada Bradley 'ANDROID' Fodor
Bradley 'ANDROID' Fodor
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
777
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.13
Canada Cory 'APE' Bate
Cory 'APE' Bate
Age:
28
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.92
Maps played:
228
KPR:
0.62
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.15
United States Spencer 'Hiko' Martin
Spencer 'Hiko' Martin
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
917
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.14
Canada Stephanie 'missharvey' Harvey
Stephanie 'missharvey' Harvey
Age:
33
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
121
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.15
Canada Jason 'jasonR' Ruchelski
Jason 'jasonR' Ruchelski
Age:
25
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.90
Maps played:
289
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.15
United States Josh 'jdm64' Marzano
Josh 'jdm64' Marzano
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
823
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.10
Canada Russel 'Twistzz' Van Dulken
Russel 'Twistzz' Van Dulken
Age:
19
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.14
Maps played:
912
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.12
Canada Michael 'Uber' Stapells
Michael 'Uber' Stapells
Age:
22
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.96
Maps played:
395
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.14
United States Jake 'Stewie2K' Yip
Jake 'Stewie2K' Yip
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
1091
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.14
Canada Mike 'shroud' Grzesiek
Mike 'shroud' Grzesiek
Age:
25
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
676
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.14
United States Derek 'desi' Branchen
Derek 'desi' Branchen
Age:
26
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
349
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.13
United States Timothy 'autimatic' Ta
Timothy 'autimatic' Ta
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
975
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
United States Kenneth 'koosta' Suen
Kenneth 'koosta' Suen
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
804
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.11
United States Jonathan 'EliGE' Jablonowski
Jonathan 'EliGE' Jablonowski
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1165
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.16
Canada Terry 'dsr' Rioux
Terry 'dsr' Rioux
Age:
24
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
212
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.11
United States Hunter 'SicK' Mims
Hunter 'SicK' Mims
Age:
21
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
740
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
United States Shawn 'witmer' Taylor
Shawn 'witmer' Taylor
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.93
Maps played:
310
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.12
Canada Pujan 'FNS' Mehta
Pujan 'FNS' Mehta
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.90
Maps played:
829
KPR:
0.61
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.14
Canada Kory 'SEMPHIS' Friesen
Kory 'SEMPHIS' Friesen
Age:
30
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
797
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.14
Canada Peter 'stanislaw' Jarguz
Peter 'stanislaw' Jarguz
Age:
25
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
974
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.14
United States Sean 'seang@res' Gares
Sean 'seang@res' Gares
Age:
31
Rating 1.0:
0.88
Maps played:
713
KPR:
0.59
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.14
Canada David 'DAVEY' Stafford
David 'DAVEY' Stafford
Age:
23
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
619
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.14
United States William 'RUSH' Wierzba
William 'RUSH' Wierzba
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
987
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.15
United States Daniel 'roca' Gustaferri
Daniel 'roca' Gustaferri
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
601
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.13
#1
mason | 
Tunisia mason~ 
n1
2016-07-25 01:41
ENCE
2016-07-25 01:41
4 EZ
2016-07-25 01:53
#74
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United States go0n_acTuaL 
nt iran
2016-07-25 15:38
racist
2016-07-25 18:27
leftist
2016-07-25 18:55
ez for rain
2016-07-25 02:48
fuck off
2016-07-25 01:41
not nice
2016-07-25 02:35
#3
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Azerbaijan Verylising 
noice
2016-07-25 01:41
2016-07-25 01:41
virus.... lost my dog
2016-07-25 08:58
#100
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Europe wai7ing 
Rip doggy
2016-07-26 10:11
ez
2016-07-25 01:41
a
2016-07-25 01:41
d
2016-07-25 01:41
#8
Spain Attar 
ez for CND
2016-07-25 01:41
not even fucking close this time rip
2016-07-25 01:41
#10
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Europe Scottxaxa 
1st
2016-07-25 01:41
#11
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Australia zilkossj 
fek
2016-07-25 01:41
#13
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Norway neveredgy69 
first pls :(
2016-07-25 01:41
eww wont watch
2016-07-25 01:42
missharvey LUL
2016-07-25 01:42
#17
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United Kingdom NoelG 
USA: Sean, Hiko, JDM, Rush, Roca. Canada: FNS, Android, Shroud, Naf, Twistzz
2016-07-25 01:43
-fns +DAVEY
2016-07-25 01:44
#42
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United States GeT_ReiCh 
inb4 USA uses a joke roster until they start losing like last year
2016-07-25 03:27
#47
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United States sean^_^ 
USA should use Sean Hiko JDM Sick and Relyks
2016-07-25 04:36
#20
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Poland tw1l1ghtt 
Where is Diane and Cath?
2016-07-25 01:45
Canada has Rain, ez4canada))
2016-07-25 01:46
#22
COCAINE | 
United Kingdom Kansur 
Karma? they moved to Selfless LUL
2016-07-25 01:46
#23
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Spain akproxx 
Cloud9 players too busy for play Lmao
2016-07-25 01:49
It's muricans, shroud is in Canada lu
2016-07-25 11:42
#24
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World TwitchReplays 
Amanda "rain" Smith Stephanie "missharvey" Harvey LUL
2016-07-25 01:52
its awesome actually
2016-07-25 12:20
koosta hahhaha :DD:D
2016-07-25 01:53
ez for el salvador
2016-07-25 01:54
#28
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Brazil hugoooo 
Would love to see Canada going to the finals with a mixed team lol
2016-07-25 02:03
gogogo Guatemala
2016-07-25 02:10
Guatemala should take this
2016-07-25 02:13
#31
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North America AVK_ 
Ez for El Salvador... Kappa
2016-07-25 02:18
need to tarik
2016-07-25 02:24
#33
 | 
Brazil BuddyINSANE 
grillllllll!!! gg boys!
2016-07-25 02:27
Lets go Canada! Cx
2016-07-25 02:40
Lol missharvey
2016-07-25 02:52
#38
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United States Drifter808 
No Nitr0 or Elige :(
2016-07-25 02:59
Read again
2016-07-26 09:46
But Central America
2016-07-25 02:59
ez for mexico
2016-07-25 03:20
#41
nukkye | 
United States yvr 
WHAT missharvey ?!????? AND rain????? i don't know how to react tbh
2016-07-25 03:27
#64
Twistzz | 
Latvia `DinGo 
pretty sick imo, would love to see how they will perform vs dudes :D
2016-07-25 11:57
worse than secret that for sure
2016-07-25 12:04
NA CS EleGiggle
2016-07-25 03:33
sick USA lineup lol
2016-07-25 04:15
No DR flag? that's racist.
2016-07-25 04:21
#46
steel | 
Belarus Ruble 
Es el salvador
2016-07-25 04:26
#48
kebab | 
Turkey (''__") 
How many cucks did missharvey have to suck to get that spot. Make your guesses now.
2016-07-25 04:54
i'm sure that non of the losers that comment this post like you, complaining about why girls are representing their country. STFO and stay home, watching streaming.
2016-07-25 07:50
Canada will have a better team than US this TWC Best Canadian Roster Shroud Twistzz Semphis/Stannislaw Davey Naf Best US Roster JDM Hiko S1ck Seangares Roca/RUSH/Relyks
2016-07-25 04:59
Who IGL's Canada? Davey? Naf?
2016-07-25 14:38
semphis/stanislaw ofc. either way it doesnt even matter, its a mixteam
2016-07-25 18:12
too much players. is this soccer or handegg??
2016-07-25 05:01
Second season in a row where OCEAN, aka Captain Canada, is left off the Canadian Roster. Let KKona get our troops into tip-top form. The SKDC smoke-pot-and-headshot elite training system. FeelsBadMan
2016-07-25 05:05
#52
AdreN | 
United Kingdom Lonom8 
So when do El Salvador and DR get flags on hltv? :DDD
2016-07-25 05:32
Where's EliGE :(
2016-07-25 05:52
Why are they letting racist Rain play CS:GO?
2016-07-25 05:55
"Selfless' rain and CLG Red's missharvey will represent Canada" isnt rain on team karma?
2016-07-25 09:03
#69
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Turkey FeverSpeed 
Selfless bought a female team
2016-07-25 13:19
okay cool
2016-07-25 13:47
Isn't rain on FaZe? Kappa
2016-07-25 16:34
#58
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Mexico izuku 
Mexico plz :(
2016-07-25 09:21
Jason "jasonR" Ruchelski or Jason "jasonR" Ruchalski xD
2016-07-25 09:28
#60
ketchup | 
Belgium fRe2k 
no swag, rip
2016-07-25 10:25
#61
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Cyprus Swishh_ 
GO TWISTZZ
2016-07-25 10:56
u know ur country is ass @ the game when u have to use females on ur natl team
2016-07-25 11:54
so USA has guys like shahzam,desi,roca,fugly,no_one BUT NO STEWIE?
2016-07-25 12:09
The players must be willing to play. Players like Stewie or Elige are not willing to play and travel for this.
2016-07-25 12:11
hiko and witmer got put on the US team without even being contacted beforehand
2016-07-25 18:13
#86
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China zhoQueeN 
reddit fag spotted
2016-07-25 18:19
nah, redditfag friend linked me to it
2016-07-25 18:20
where's moe
2016-07-25 15:13
#75
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Brazil xLeWx 
Ez for El Salvador!!
2016-07-25 16:32
LOL girls trying to compete with men.. what a joke. missharvey should stick to being a model for horse toothpaste. buck toothed whore.
2016-07-25 16:59
GL RAIN!
2016-07-25 17:35
#80
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Sweden 4Sweeeden 
Rain <3
2016-07-25 17:47
#81
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Brazil LaicaBoss 
why there are so many players?
2016-07-25 17:48
To be fair, Missharvey played very well against America in last years qualifier. Benita played well for USA as well. So, I wouldn't laugh at any female inclusions.
2016-07-25 18:09
supposedly hiko and witmer got put on the roster without even knowing about it LUL
2016-07-25 18:14
#88
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China zhoQueeN 
missharvey, rain? why not just add some wannabe on esea instead jeez
2016-07-25 18:21
WTF? There's koosta and not skadoodle? RIP USA
2016-07-25 18:36
where is skadoodle, stewie, or n0thing ?? :( ELIGE?? cmon now.
2016-07-25 18:55
ez for female NBK LUL
2016-07-25 19:38
#94
NAF | 
Canada cStrilly 
CHECK MY PREDICTION THREAD please :)
2016-07-25 19:41
#95
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Poland Banan_IDK 
Is there at least even 1 Global elite player in dominica ?
2016-07-25 20:10
Let's Go El Salvador
2016-07-25 22:05
#97
FalleN | 
World Vechnyp 
TWC should have allowed IBP players to play as well
2016-07-25 22:26
#98
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United States Clyer 
Sgares hiko shroud Roca and jdm64 that lineup doesn't sound bad
2016-07-26 01:04
#101
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Spain chanSw0w 
ez CANADA!
2016-07-26 17:04
rlly?
2016-07-28 04:32
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