After four days of intense play at the PGL Studios in Bucharest, Romania, the eight Challengers have earned their spots at the Krakow Major. Following the end of the qualifier, the match ups for the first round of the Major have been drawn.
A four-day Swiss stage has given us eight teams, the Challengers, that will join the top eight teams from the ELEAGUE Major in Atlanta, the Legends, at the PGL Major which will take place in Krakow, Poland, on July 16-23 at the Tauron Arena, and that will feature a prize pool of $1,000,000.
Out of the qualified teams, there are some returning to a Major, like G2, the ubiquitous FlipSid3, or mousesports—although with Major rookies like Tomáš "oskar" Šťastný or Robin "ropz" Kool—, Cloud9 returning after missing the ELEAGUE Major in Atlanta, and newcomers like BIG, PENTA, Vega Squadron, and Immortals. Meanwhile, teams like OpTic and HellRaisers failed to make it to the big event.
The teams that will be present at the PGL Major in Krakow are therefore:
Shortly after the qualifier finished, the first round Swiss system matchups for the PGL Major Krakow 2017 have been drawn.
We will see the following matches at the start of the upcoming Major:
|Virtus.pro||vs. Vega Squadron|
|Natus Vincere||vs. G2|