Invites for EU and NA Minor Closed Qualifiers announced
FACEIT has finalized the European and North American Minor Closed Qualifier team lists by announcing the eight invited teams per region.
In each region, four open qualifiers for the respective Minors were played out, with the two best teams from each qualifier earning a placed in the closed portion of the qualifier. The eight open qualifier teams are now joined by eight more teams as FACEIT revealed the invited squads.
The full team list for the North American Closed Qualifier, which will take place on June 22-24, is as follows:
Envy was one of the teams that was handed out an invite, but with the organization releasing all of its players, what will happen to their spot remains unclear.
The European Minor Closed Qualifier will take place on June 29-July 1, with the following squads in the competition:
Both qualifiers will utilize the same format, using a BO3 Swiss system to determine the eight best teams which will advance to the Minor. The initial matchups of the Swiss group stage have not yet been determined.