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:
21
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
38
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.66
United States Shahzeb 'ShahZaM' Khan
Shahzeb 'ShahZaM' Khan
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
304
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.66
United States Skyler 'Relyks' Weaver
Skyler 'Relyks' Weaver
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
240
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.71
Canada Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Age:
18
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
315
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.66
Canada Damian 'daps' Steele
Damian 'daps' Steele
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.91
Maps played:
273
KPR:
0.61
DPR:
0.68
United States Jordan 'n0thing' Gilbert
Jordan 'n0thing' Gilbert
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
450
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.67
Canada Bradley 'ANDROID' Fodor
Bradley 'ANDROID' Fodor
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
83
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.70
Canada Cory 'APE' Bate
Cory 'APE' Bate
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
105
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.68
United States Spencer 'Hiko' Martin
Spencer 'Hiko' Martin
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
477
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.61
Canada Stephanie 'missharvey' Harvey
Stephanie 'missharvey' Harvey
Age:
30
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
60
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.68
Canada Jason 'jasonR' Ruchelski
Jason 'jasonR' Ruchelski
Age:
21
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.91
Maps played:
212
KPR:
0.64
DPR:
0.71
United States Josh 'jdm64' Marzano
Josh 'jdm64' Marzano
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
362
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.65
Canada Russel 'Twistzz' Van Dulken
Russel 'Twistzz' Van Dulken
Age:
16
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.15
Maps played:
108
KPR:
0.79
DPR:
0.66
Canada Michael 'Uber' Stapells
Michael 'Uber' Stapells
Age:
19
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
220
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.69
United States Jake 'Stewie2K' Yip
Jake 'Stewie2K' Yip
Age:
18
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
227
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.72
Canada Mike 'shroud' Grzesiek
Mike 'shroud' Grzesiek
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.11
Maps played:
392
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.65
United States Derek 'desi' Branchen
Derek 'desi' Branchen
Age:
23
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
207
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.71
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United States Timothy 'autimatic' Ta
Timothy 'autimatic' Ta
Age:
19
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
267
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.70
United States Kenneth 'koosta' Suen
Kenneth 'koosta' Suen
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
223
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.66
United States Jonathan 'EliGE' Jablonowski
Jonathan 'EliGE' Jablonowski
Age:
19
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
356
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.71
Canada Terry 'dsr' Rioux
Terry 'dsr' Rioux
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
83
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.70
United States Hunter 'SicK' Mims
Hunter 'SicK' Mims
Age:
17
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
143
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.71
United States Shawn 'witmer' Taylor
Shawn 'witmer' Taylor
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.92
Maps played:
101
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.72
Canada Pujan 'FNS' Mehta
Pujan 'FNS' Mehta
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.95
Maps played:
353
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.68
Canada Kory 'SEMPHIS' Friesen
Kory 'SEMPHIS' Friesen
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
423
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.70
Canada Peter 'stanislaw' Jarguz
Peter 'stanislaw' Jarguz
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
256
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.68
United States Sean 'seang@res' Gares
Sean 'seang@res' Gares
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.88
Maps played:
354
KPR:
0.60
DPR:
0.68
Canada David 'DAVEY' Stafford
David 'DAVEY' Stafford
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
222
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.70
United States William 'RUSH' Wierzba
William 'RUSH' Wierzba
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
298
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.69
United States Daniel 'roca' Gustaferri
Daniel 'roca' Gustaferri
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
271
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.70
#1
mason | 
Tunisia mason~
n1
2016-07-25 01:41
6 replies
ENCE
2016-07-25 01:41
5 replies
#25
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Finland SKYTRiXSHA
4 EZ
2016-07-25 01:53
3 replies
nt iran
2016-07-25 15:38
2 replies
racist
2016-07-25 18:27
1 reply
leftist
2016-07-25 18:55
ez for rain
2016-07-25 02:48
fuck off
2016-07-25 01:41
1 reply
not nice
2016-07-25 02:35
#3
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Azerbaijan IMakeHS
noice
2016-07-25 01:41
2 replies
virus.... lost my dog
2016-07-25 08:58
1 reply
#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
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
fek
2016-07-25 01:41
first pls :(
2016-07-25 01:41
eww wont watch
2016-07-25 01:42
missharvey LUL
2016-07-25 01:42
#17
 | 
United Kingdom NoelG
USA: Sean, Hiko, JDM, Rush, Roca. Canada: FNS, Android, Shroud, Naf, Twistzz
2016-07-25 01:43
3 replies
-fns +DAVEY
2016-07-25 01:44
#42
 | 
United States GeT_ReiCh
inb4 USA uses a joke roster until they start losing like last year
2016-07-25 03:27
#47
 | 
United States sean^_^
USA should use Sean Hiko JDM Sick and Relyks
2016-07-25 04:36
#20
 | 
Poland tw1l1ghtt
Where is Diane and Cath?
2016-07-25 01:45
#21
 | 
Finland Helvetti
Canada has Rain, ez4canada))
2016-07-25 01:46
Karma? they moved to Selfless LUL
2016-07-25 01:46
Cloud9 players too busy for play Lmao
2016-07-25 01:49
1 reply
It's muricans, shroud is in Canada lu
2016-07-25 11:42
Amanda "rain" Smith Stephanie "missharvey" Harvey LUL
2016-07-25 01:52
1 reply
#68
 | 
Portugal King_tmac
its awesome actually
2016-07-25 12:20
koosta hahhaha :DD:D
2016-07-25 01:53
#27
 | 
United States Znoisuled
ez for el salvador
2016-07-25 01:54
#28
 | 
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
 | 
North America AVK_
Ez for El Salvador... Kappa
2016-07-25 02:18
need to tarik
2016-07-25 02:24
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
 | 
United States Drifter808
No Nitr0 or Elige :(
2016-07-25 02:59
1 reply
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
2 replies
#64
ropz | 
Latvia `DinGo
pretty sick imo, would love to see how they will perform vs dudes :D
2016-07-25 11:57
1 reply
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
#45
 | 
Argentina ECSBOX
No DR flag? that's racist.
2016-07-25 04:21
#46
steel | 
Belarus Ruble
Es el salvador
2016-07-25 04:26
How many cucks did missharvey have to suck to get that spot. Make your guesses now.
2016-07-25 04:54
1 reply
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
2 replies
Who IGL's Canada? Davey? Naf?
2016-07-25 14:38
1 reply
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
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
3 replies
#69
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Turkey FeverSpeed
Selfless bought a female team
2016-07-25 13:19
1 reply
okay cool
2016-07-25 13:47
Isn't rain on FaZe? Kappa
2016-07-25 16:34
#58
 | 
Mexico izuku
Mexico plz :(
2016-07-25 09:21
Jason "jasonR" Ruchelski or Jason "jasonR" Ruchalski xD
2016-07-25 09:28
no swag, rip
2016-07-25 10:25
#61
 | 
Greece 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
4 replies
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
3 replies
hiko and witmer got put on the US team without even being contacted beforehand
2016-07-25 18:13
2 replies
#86
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China zhoQueeN
reddit fag spotted
2016-07-25 18:19
1 reply
nah, redditfag friend linked me to it
2016-07-25 18:20
where's moe
2016-07-25 15:13
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
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
 | 
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
CHECK MY PREDICTION THREAD please :)
2016-07-25 19:41
#95
 | 
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
TWC should have allowed IBP players to play as well
2016-07-25 22:26
#98
 | 
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
1 reply
rlly?
2016-07-28 04:32
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