Over 200 teams from across the region competed in the third of four open brackets for the chance to enter the final 16-team qualifier - which will feature eight invitees, including Gambit, AVANGAR and Winstrike.
Syman, whose legitimacy had been questioned by ex-Space Soldiers and AGO in the closed qualifier for DreamHack Open Winter, defeated DreamEaters in overtime and then Underdogs in a three-map series to clinch their spot in the next stage.
MOLLIHblE had a convincing run through the bottom side of the bracket as they did not let any of their best-of-one opponents reach double digits before taking down Kungar 2-0 convincingly with an all-round performance.
The closed qualifier for the CIS Minor will be held on November 17-18 and will feature a double-elimination bracket, with all matches being played in a best-of-three format. The team list for the qualifier can be found below:
The final open qualifier will kick off this Sunday, with registration for the tournament available here.