Heroic, Space Soldiers & compLexity invited to DreamHack Open Austin

Heroic, Space Soldiers, and compLexity have all been invited to attend DreamHack Open Austin, the Swedish tournament organizers have revealed.

The trio is joined by OpTic, another invitee, and by Fragsters and Rogue, who earned their spots through the European and North American closed qualifiers, with only two invite slots remaining for the $100,000 tournament set to take place from June 1-3.

Space Soldiers and Heroic will travel to Austin on the back of group stage exits at the ESL Pro League Season 7 Finals, with both teams attending the event with stand-ins. It is unclear at this point whether the Turkish side will be able to field Buğra "⁠Calyx⁠" Arkın, who sat out the event in Dallas due to visa issues.

stanislaw and co. finally get to see offline action in Austin

This will be Complexity's first offline competition since recruiting Peter "⁠stanislaw⁠" Jarguz and Shahzeb "⁠ShahZaM⁠" Khan from OpTic last month. The North Americans recently qualified for DreamHack Open Summer and reclaimed a spot in the ESL Pro League spot via the relegation tournament, in Leicester, where the team fielded Alec "⁠Slemmy⁠" White and Andrew "⁠Professor_Chaos⁠" Heintz.

The team list for DreamHack Austin currently looks as follows:

Denmark Fragsters United States Rogue
Denmark OpTic Europe Heroic
Other TBA
Turkey Space Soldiers
North America Complexity
Other TBA Other TBA
United States Andrew 'Professor_Chaos' Heintz
Andrew 'Professor_Chaos' Heintz
Age:
28
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.92
Maps played:
171
KPR:
0.62
DPR:
0.67
United States Shahzeb 'ShahZaM' Khan
Shahzeb 'ShahZaM' Khan
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
681
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.66
United States Alec 'Slemmy' White
Alec 'Slemmy' White
Age:
27
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.85
Maps played:
438
KPR:
0.57
DPR:
0.68
Canada Peter 'stanislaw' Jarguz
Peter 'stanislaw' Jarguz
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
670
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.66
Turkey Buğra 'Calyx' Arkın
Buğra 'Calyx' Arkın
Age:
19
Rating 1.0:
1.16
Maps played:
585
KPR:
0.78
DPR:
0.62
#1
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Netherlands vBr8
lovely
2018-05-18 11:51
2 replies
#3
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Austria shaak!
Expected
2018-05-18 11:52
1 reply
#56
NiKo | 
Austria adse_
Expected
2018-05-18 12:39
expected
2018-05-18 11:52
#4
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Belgium Odynessia
#gospacego <3
2018-05-18 11:52
#5
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Israel asafborger
ss?
2018-05-18 11:52
oof
2018-05-18 11:52
3 replies
"oof" - HenryG, quote of the year
2018-05-18 13:48
2 replies
""oof" - HenryG, quote of the year" - r_hawk, swimming in the Ganges
2018-05-18 15:12
1 reply
It's ganga, u racist Worship my cow and ask for forgiveness
2018-05-18 21:34
#7
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Singapore HLTVNoob
nice
2018-05-18 11:52
who cares
2018-05-18 11:53
#9
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Finland Emvi
optic vs compelixity lets go
2018-05-18 11:53
go fragsters!
2018-05-18 11:53
no Calyx agaiN?
2018-05-18 11:53
2 replies
#22
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Turkey M2ka
calyx take 10year visa bro look instagram
2018-05-18 12:01
1 reply
oh finally
2018-05-18 12:02
I love to see heroic, but I don't like then inviting a team without a full roster instead of an existing one. And just stop inviting Space Soldiers to events out site of europe. Its not fair to them or the teams left on the sideline.
2018-05-18 11:54
22 replies
there's still 2 weeks before the event, maybe rubino can play by then
2018-05-18 11:55
4 replies
Thats true. I forgot that they signed Friberg permanently.
2018-05-18 11:56
Cromen doing much better job than rubino
2018-05-18 13:49
2 replies
I would remove es3tag and add cromen
2018-05-18 14:29
1 reply
Es3tage >>>>>>>>>>> rubino
2018-05-18 18:35
"And just stop inviting Space Soldiers" ? its their first invite
2018-05-18 11:59
16 replies
You are wrong there. Two times this month alone they have been forced to cancel events or play with a standin due to visa issues. Both IEM Sydney where they cancelled and then the current tournament in the states where cyx didnt get his visa is a wasted spot. They might have potential, but its not fair to other teams that they keep getting invited when they cant turn up, whatever the reasons. Visa issues suck, agreed, but there is nothing that wiill change that, especially not being forced to play with a standin and ruin team morale.
2018-05-18 12:03
15 replies
dude but they are qualified for this events it was not invite
2018-05-18 12:03
14 replies
Still, its a waste. Dont get me wrong, id love to see SS perform on a top level, but wasting spots when they wont get visas is not the right way about it.
2018-05-18 12:03
13 replies
if you can qualify for some event its not waste
2018-05-18 12:03
12 replies
Lets just agree to disagree. Personally I think SS should prioritize European events and ignore the others. It cant be healthy for them as a team to keep getting into these troubles.
2018-05-18 12:05
11 replies
yes you are right about it but they should try it too , this time calyx has 10 year visas so they will go to austin with full roster
2018-05-18 12:05
10 replies
Im not following? Why would he suddenly get a 10 year visa?`
2018-05-18 12:06
9 replies
instagram.com/calyxcsgo/?hl=tr For the USA events Check his instagram story
2018-05-18 12:07
8 replies
Thats not what he wrote on twitter... twitter.com/CalyxCSGO/status/99596960887..
2018-05-18 12:10
7 replies
he wrote this for EPL S7 finals 4 day ago , now he has 10 year visas for USA instagram story is new he posted 1 hour ago
2018-05-18 12:11
6 replies
No one just gets 10 years visa to the states post 9/11... especially one from turkey, no offense meant, but thats just their policy. Anyway, i cant find the picture on instagram.
2018-05-18 12:12
5 replies
Dude lmao , all of Space soldiers players has 10 year visas for USA from ESEA Global Challenge 26 except Calyx now he has too
2018-05-18 12:14
4 replies
My bad then.
2018-05-18 12:15
3 replies
its ok , btw he not posted a picture on instagram check his story
2018-05-18 12:15
2 replies
Im not a big user of Instagram :)
2018-05-18 12:16
1 reply
i see :D , you can click his profil picture
2018-05-18 12:18
ez for optic/heroic
2018-05-18 11:54
#14
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Turkey W10
Niceee
2018-05-18 11:54
#16
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Poland kick_michu
stop invite this turkish ONLINERS !
2018-05-18 11:56
3 replies
its their first invite you my brazillian friend
2018-05-18 11:56
its actually their first invite ever but nice try mon k
2018-05-18 12:06
What do you mean stop ?? Its first time invite. All of these tournaments they got qualified
2018-05-18 14:05
why the fuck space soldiers accepted this invite without calyx ? they will be infamous if they cant win this tier3 tournament
2018-05-18 11:56
2 replies
#25
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Latvia Geymaster
They are playing whit calyx
2018-05-18 12:02
1 reply
ye i saw it now my gey friend
2018-05-18 12:03
t5 tournament
2018-05-18 12:00
why invite onliners?
2018-05-18 12:05
who cares about heroic without cromen lol
2018-05-18 12:16
#45
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United Kingdom swellis
space soldiers wasted spot
2018-05-18 12:17
K0nfig vs Snakislaw LUL OpTic actually have a good chance to win this event #GreenWall
2018-05-18 12:20
l like to see SS but l don't understand . Why Goverments is goingto be visa problems . They are Esports Gamer. That's going to be cancer. Just NaVi and SS . l love those both team. l hate Optic because of konfig . But love to Heroic too. We'll see Visa issues
2018-05-18 12:25
1 reply
Yeah you would think if ss had trouble getting a visa for dallas, they r gonna have trouble for Austin xd. Despe to the rescue!
2018-05-18 14:45
#49
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Norway Noreg
Ez heroic
2018-05-18 12:34
2018-05-18 12:54
#71
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Sweden loveZET
Online Soldiers is coming xD
2018-05-18 13:12
#73
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Denmark ddkk
SS wasted spot
2018-05-18 13:36
#76
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Turkey SG^^
That’s very first invite for SS to a DH Open tournament. Hope they’ll perform better than they did in EPL finals
2018-05-18 13:49
#77
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World LRtx
So ez 4 optic
2018-05-18 13:54
PogChamp ss invited . PLEASE spaceS do something good PLEASE
2018-05-18 13:56
#80
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Kazakhstan Mus1kkk
SS on lan lul
2018-05-18 14:08
K0nfig vs. Stan drama incoming xddd
2018-05-18 14:08
So when do we see +Cromen?
2018-05-18 14:44
nice
2018-05-18 14:47
#86
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France StickyRice
EDIT : quite wrong, i thought Rogue had a better record than this against coL and overall, my bad, apologies.
2018-05-18 15:06
Space soldiers lololololololol
2018-05-18 15:06
Optic vs CoL everyone want to see this happen
2018-05-18 15:32
1 reply
+1 seeing how those 2 teams developed is what makes this LAN interesting
2018-05-18 18:51
fuck off ss again with wasting spots
2018-05-18 15:33
SS wont attend cause of visa issues
2018-05-18 16:00
FURIA and TeamOne inc
2018-05-18 16:03
inb4; "SS pulled out of DH Austin due to visa issues"
2018-05-18 16:26
#94
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Brazil beckergod
lmao, finally a good level lan for space soldiers, but they rekted by Optic in grand final
2018-05-18 17:32
Hell ya I am looking forward to seeing Complexity on LAN, and seeing more of Fragsters after they did good at the 1 LAN, and seeing more of Optic as well. So far this should be a fun LAN to see where some of the up and coming teams are at.
2018-05-18 18:50
#98
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Turkey emre114
ez ss
2018-05-18 21:23
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