Qi Banja Luka European qualifier announced

Qi League, the organizer behind last year's Qi Invitational, has announced Qi Banja Luka, a $150,000 LAN event that will feature six invited teams and two qualified squads from Europe and Asia.

The Asian qualifier is already underway, with the likes of MVP PK and 5POWER competing for $5,000 and a spot at the LAN in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Now, the European qualifier has also been announced, with two open qualifiers kicking off the action soon.

Qi Banja Luka will be the first CS:GO event of this size in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The winners of both European open qualifiers, which will take place on November 7th and 10th, will earn a spot in the closed qualifier where they will be joined by 14 invited teams. Then, the group stage of the qualifier will take place, on 11-20 November, with only the best team earning a spot at the LAN.

Europe Europe Open Qualifier #1 - link
Europe Europe Open Qualifier #2 - link

Qi Banja Luka will take place on December 13-15, with $150,000 up for grabs, and a total of eight teams in the competition. The spots at the event will be distributed as as follows:

Other Invite
Other Invite
Other Invite
Europe Europe Qualifier
Other Invite
Other Invite
Other Invite
Asia Asia Qualifier
INVITE MIBR NEXT
2019-11-05 16:57
#3
kennyS | 
India Ryuota 
next? lol
2019-11-05 16:58
lol
2019-11-05 17:09
#36
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India TYZ4 
lol nice city name, though
2019-11-05 17:17
name_dont_check_out
2019-11-05 19:38
BRA71L LUL
2019-11-05 19:50
#9
OCEAN | 
Reunion 1iquser 
why in banja luka tho?
2019-11-05 16:59
cuz mafia strong 💪🏿
2019-11-05 17:00
#20
OCEAN | 
Reunion 1iquser 
banja luka has no mafia tho
2019-11-05 17:05
#71
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Germany TheyCallMeGod 
But serbs ppl are Mafia I know its in Bosnia but most of the ppl there are serbs
2019-11-05 21:03
#72
OCEAN | 
Reunion 1iquser 
no lololol bosnia is 50% bosniaks and 25% croats and serbs. also serbian mafia is portrayed only in films. that shit barely exists in 2019
2019-11-05 21:21
#75
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Serbia Captain992 
It exists mafia runs this country man
2019-11-05 22:02
#77
OCEAN | 
Reunion 1iquser 
nah its chill here in novi sad. they just shoot each other in cafes but im an introvert so i dont give a fuck :D
2019-11-05 22:04
#78
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Serbia Captain992 
I live in Novi Sad too, you are right about shootings, it's mostly gang related but the president and his brother are building buildings all over Novi Sad
2019-11-05 22:07
#79
OCEAN | 
Reunion 1iquser 
bukvalno i dont even know who these galens dudes are, but aight. also in rotkvarija and the city center some wolf dude is just destroying shit and building his stuff (its all trash) and that "suncano naselje" or whatever can go suck a fat one
2019-11-05 22:11
#80
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Serbia Captain992 
i live in that part of the city they build it in like a half of year and that galens dude is fake owner real owners are bro of president and milorad dodik, they get rich and whole country rots
2019-11-05 22:15
#81
OCEAN | 
Reunion 1iquser 
yeah ik. tbh this expansion stuff is trash. our school roof is falling, but hey we're getting a new part in a couple of years!!!!!! edit: our principal works with vucevic as well lol
2019-11-05 22:17
#95
Golden | 
Serbia d1ckson 
Vučić is gey. We going to banja luka tho?
2019-11-06 08:56
#103
OCEAN | 
Reunion 1iquser 
no fuck that. study time
2019-11-06 15:00
Wtf men it's just before new years, we can kill 4 days, why not?
2019-11-06 19:59
That's exactly what a mafia member would say
2019-11-05 22:03
#131
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Bosnia and Herzegovina mantisbp 
BiH (Bosnia and Hercegovina) one of the most powerfull underground players with insane skills even better than comercial players that we know.
2019-11-06 20:17
#2
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North America ZachS721 
Ight bet
2019-11-05 16:57
#4
flusha | 
Romania dreww_ 
Ok
2019-11-05 16:58
What
2019-11-05 16:58
#6
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Switzerland x676 
lul
2019-11-05 16:59
#7
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Iran shahin1132 
123
2019-11-05 16:59
WHO?
2019-11-05 16:59
Interesting
2019-11-05 16:59
monkaS Banja Luka the mafia city
2019-11-05 16:59
#13
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Serbia TheSerb 
On liquidpedia it says north and vici are participants
2019-11-05 17:01
These teams were not confirmed by the organizer
2019-11-05 17:05
#33
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Serbia TheSerb 
Mby idk i was looking at the event on liquidpedia im thinking of going if they inv someone like faze (bcs of niko) or g2 (hunter and nexa)
2019-11-05 17:14
Blast Pro series Finals.
2019-11-05 18:11
#97
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Netherlands bringithome 
g2 would be nice
2019-11-06 11:02
#99
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Serbia TheSerb 
Especially since kennys is my fav player
2019-11-06 12:07
#50
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India JW_BesTesT 
Professeur bestest
2019-11-05 18:21
Bosnia Pog, Niko & Hunter do a team for lulz and go there? :D
2019-11-05 17:01
NiKo Hunter Nexa NyX DjoxiC
2019-11-05 17:47
niko hunter nexa cold maden ez win
2019-11-05 19:20
#56
Twistzz | 
Latvia `DinGo 
would be fun to watch, yeah
2019-11-05 19:24
#63
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United Kingdom Cryaosic 
-cold +dEE so they can speak Serbian , also a very good awp potential , destroying in lower tier...
2019-11-05 19:50
nt dEE
2019-11-06 06:13
#15
NiKo | 
Israel soez4niko 
Who
2019-11-05 17:03
#16
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Poland Lukovsky 
great for the balkan scene
2019-11-05 17:04
#125
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
+1
2019-11-06 15:57
wut??
2019-11-05 17:04
FaZe and G2 invited for sure
2019-11-05 17:05
#35
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Serbia TheSerb 
+1
2019-11-05 17:15
FaZe with Blast Global Finals ahah at the same time
2019-11-05 17:22
#124
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
I dont belive it tbh
2019-11-06 15:57
#21
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United States Vollizie 
ez4NiKo
2019-11-05 17:06
#123
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
Nah I dont think faze would be there
2019-11-06 15:57
forZe confirmed there by Jerry256
2019-11-05 17:06
#122
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
Nice invite tho
2019-11-06 15:56
you are absolutely right
2019-11-06 17:47
Banja Luka Great city or not?
2019-11-05 17:08
yes
2019-11-05 17:08
have you been there before?
2019-11-05 17:10
yea, Trebinje and Banja Luka are the most beautiful cities in Bosnia
2019-11-05 17:11
#60
Bosnia and Herzegovina cobe 
XDDDDD
2019-11-05 19:38
like all of former yugoslavia its pretty depopulated compared to old times, but i've never been there so I wouldnt know
2019-11-05 17:08
Ty sir
2019-11-05 17:10
#29
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United Kingdom Cryaosic 
Nothing special , been there. Mostar and Bihac better.
2019-11-05 17:11
0/8 bait
2019-11-05 17:12
Ty sir I will take note of dat
2019-11-05 17:14
#107
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
I think they are kinda better but much better options in croatia/serbia
2019-11-06 15:49
#127
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United Kingdom Cryaosic 
Well ofc I would rather go to Belgrade , Novi Sad or anywhere in Croatia that's close to the sea. Prettier and has a better night life.
2019-11-06 16:12
#41
OCEAN | 
Reunion 1iquser 
pretty good city. northern serbia and the croatian coast are better tho
2019-11-05 17:24
#106
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
+1
2019-11-06 15:48
#45
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
Budget serbain city, just not mention anything about bosnia and youll be safe
2019-11-05 17:48
#96
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Turkey Tormund1 
isnt it city of bosnia?
2019-11-06 09:14
#105
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
Yes but no, serbs are majority there and city is kinda unsafe. Also its part of republika srpska so...
2019-11-06 15:47
Lmao where did you get the idea that the city is unsafe? I live here and personally i know a lot of muslims/croats and none of them ever had any issues with anyone because of their religion/nationality, 90% of the criminal activity here is by the politicians, so i'd say it's a rather safe city
2019-11-07 12:42
good city, but there are better places
2019-11-05 22:35
It's a nice city. Nothing special but cheap flights to Banja Luka from Sweden, Germany, Belgium and Austria. GL coming there to all others :)
2019-11-06 02:55
#104
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Bosnia and Herzegovina leooo 
Nickyyy aus Prnjavor? :)
2019-11-06 15:42
Sorry what?
2019-11-07 15:00
#34
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Brazil NahT_ 
cool
2019-11-05 17:15
#37
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Czech Republic Scalpelexis 
Interestingly enough, Liquipedia lists in the map pool Cache, but not Vertigo..
2019-11-05 17:17
#38
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Oceania Kestrel4A 
Besides Novi Sad, Prizren, Herceg Novi and Dubrovnik; Banja Luka and Trebinje are most beautiful cities of Greater Serbia!
2019-11-05 17:19
+1
2019-11-05 17:20
Prizren is in Kosovo i think?
2019-11-08 04:05
#42
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Albania XLN7 
hmmmm
2019-11-05 17:47
invite kassad, niko, ynk, coldzera mix
2019-11-05 17:48
Banja Luka is in Serb Republic tho
2019-11-05 17:55
Last time i checked a map Banja Luka is bosnian?
2019-11-05 18:00
#53
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Bosnia and Herzegovina kick_pita_ffs 
yes, let that cock sucker alone
2019-11-05 18:58
Leave* btw
2019-11-05 21:36
another delusional serb
2019-11-05 20:50
#90
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Europe INFO_WARRIOR 
Its in Bosnia but it is also located in entity called Serb Republic within it. Go tell a pedestrian on street in Banja Luka that he is Bosnian and you will see what will happen.
2019-11-06 04:57
#92
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United Kingdom Cryaosic 
We all know that Serbs are toxic nothing new there...
2019-11-06 06:20
#121
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
Nah serbs are fine, bosnian serbs are problem
2019-11-06 15:56
Finally, something in my city.... jeb majku
2019-11-05 18:04
#108
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
xD I may come as well
2019-11-06 15:49
#51
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Finland J3bediah 
What a weird name for an event like this. They should fire their marketing director.
2019-11-05 18:30
#109
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
Hahahah
2019-11-06 15:49
Invite Nordavind gogo
2019-11-05 18:39
#110
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
Most tier 2/3 teams will be there
2019-11-06 15:50
So, it will be 4 LANs in one weekend. Blast Finals - 500k $ cs_summit - 150k $ Qi Banja Luka - 150k$ DH Open Sevilla - 100k$ Good opurtunity for different teams to play on significant LAN
2019-11-05 19:14
It's really hard to follow all of them, hltv, gonna have some work ahead. Can you also give me your picks for the winners except banja.
2019-11-05 19:29
true, not the biggest events though, blast finals got 4 teams, summit 6 teams, dh and banja luka got 8 teams each so won't be totally crazy xddd
2019-11-05 19:45
#111
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
Only one big event
2019-11-06 15:50
Republika Srpska tournament poggers
2019-11-05 19:28
#65
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Bosnia and Herzegovina Alekk5 
You misspelled Bosnia and Herzegovina
2019-11-05 20:07
haha no mens Bosnia is part of Republic Srpska which is a country
2019-11-05 20:52
Education?
2019-11-06 01:45
#112
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
He is baiting
2019-11-06 15:50
#93
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Bosnia and Herzegovina Alekk5 
The other way around maybe?
2019-11-06 07:55
#59
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Bosnia and Herzegovina Alekk5 
Wtf no way we are getting a tournament hosted in our country. Expect a lot of tech issues lmao
2019-11-05 19:34
Considering your #65 comment, I would say its not hosted in your country and you definitely wont go there cuz you are brainwashed
2019-11-06 02:53
#94
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Bosnia and Herzegovina Alekk5 
It's hosted in Bosnia and Herzegovina. B&H is seperated into 2 regions: Federation of BiH (populated by mostly Croats and Bosniaks) and Republic of Srpska (populated by mostly Serbs) Banja Luka is a city in Republic of Srpska which is Bosnia and Herzegovina. I have no problem with Serbs, ofc I'll go there.
2019-11-06 08:02
Lies
2019-11-07 14:59
who cars
2019-11-05 20:16
Invite Virtus.pro
2019-11-05 20:39
#114
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
Would be nice invite
2019-11-06 15:52
thanks!
2019-11-06 18:19
my team will rekt open qualifiers
2019-11-05 20:44
LOBANJICA??????
2019-11-05 21:52
#116
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
I heard he may be analyist there
2019-11-06 15:52
invite Locastic oh wait...
2019-11-05 22:37
On a 150k event? Dear God...
2019-11-06 02:52
it's a joke, the team doesn't exist anymore
2019-11-07 00:16
Trash teams never exist
2019-11-07 15:00
ah, I'm talking with a retard, should have known...
2019-11-07 16:24
banned
2019-11-08 14:36
#115
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
Would like to see CR4ZY here tbh
2019-11-06 15:52
+1 and probably G2 as well, with nexa and hunter
2019-11-07 00:17
HERCEG BOSNA > ALL =U=
2019-11-05 23:16
#117
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
Hahahah lol
2019-11-06 15:53
Hopefully BIG participates
2019-11-06 03:12
#118
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
+1
2019-11-06 15:53
Thats right place for the tournament. It is good that he is not in Sarajevo where there are many Muslims, you must not say that you are of another nationality. Especially difficult for Serbs and Croats.
2019-11-06 11:15
Hahaha be quiet about things u know nothing about
2019-11-06 13:01
Several friends were in B&H. That is commonly known.
2019-11-06 14:23
You could not be more wrong. I am from Sarajevo, muslim, my best friend is Igor, he has dinners at my house and I at his, families also, my neighbourhood is also full of people of different religions and nationalities. I dont care about what your friends experienced for a couple of days, im here my whole life. NOW THAT is commonly known.
2019-11-07 18:46
It is possible. There are all kinds of people. you're probably good, but there are also a different ones.
2019-11-07 19:55
lol
2019-11-06 15:51
#119
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
xD one of the most unsafe cities in balkans
2019-11-06 15:54
Sarajevo. I know. People says it was different before.
2019-11-06 16:00
Ohh gonna go for sure, cant believe it took 7 years to bring a decent tournament here, hope good teams get invited cuz the europe qualifier are shit teams
2019-11-06 13:00
#120
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Bosnia and Herzegovina V3DO 
I dont see much tier 1 teams particpiating tbh
2019-11-06 15:54
perhaps not but teams like BIG, forZe, perhaps AVANGAR still not bad
2019-11-07 18:44
#139
sasha | 
Germany zoieN 
INVITE G2 AND FAZE PLS FOR NIKO AND HUNTER
2019-11-07 16:27
M1x won the first qualifier already
2019-11-08 04:08
They've qualifered to the closed qualifier💪 I wish m1x will get this!
2019-11-08 21:11
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