DreamHack Open Anaheim closed qualifier brackets revealed

The brackets for the closed portion of the European and North American DreamHack Open Anaheim qualifiers have been announced.

Four teams from each of the two regions advanced through their respective open qualifiers to earn spots in the closed stage of the qualification process, which will play out in its entirety on Sunday.

In Europe, the winner of the closed qualifier will earn the sole spot on offer at the $100,000 event in Anaheim, California, while North American teams will have the opportunity to fight for two spots at the event in their home region.

Snappi and company will look to earn a spot in Anaheim on Sunday

The European open qualifier saw HAVU, Winstrike, SKADE, and AVEZ emerge victorious through a grueling bracket to join a quartet of invited teams, all of whom currently reside in the top thirty of the rankings. Heroic enter the closed qualifier as the highest seeded team, setting up a match against the Poles of AVEZ, while forZe will face a fellow CIS side in the form of Winstrike on the opposite side of the bracket.

The first-round match-ups in the Europe closed qualifier are:

Denmark Heroic vs. Poland AVEZ
Europe GODSENT vs. Finland HAVU
Europe CR4ZY vs. Bulgaria SKADE
Russia forZe vs. Kazakhstan Winstrike

In North America, the majority of top seeded teams prevailed in making their way through the bracket, with INTZ, Triumph, Chaos, and Riot Squad all earning spots in the closed portion of the event. There, the invited sides of Complexity, eUnited, Singularity, and Gen.G await, with Damian "⁠daps⁠" Steele's squad set to play their first official match with Hansel "⁠BnTeT⁠" Ferdinand in tow against Chaos.

The opening match-ups for North America are:

United States eUnited vs. United States Triumph
Europe Complexity vs. Brazil INTZ
United States Singularity vs. United States Riot Squad
United States Gen.G vs. North America Chaos

Canada Damian 'daps' Steele
Damian 'daps' Steele
Age:
27
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.87
Maps played:
1023
KPR:
0.58
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
Indonesia Hansel 'BnTeT' Ferdinand
Hansel 'BnTeT' Ferdinand
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.17
Maps played:
864
KPR:
0.78
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.15
#1
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United Kingdom iMarbot
lol ez 4 gen.g now with bntet
2020-01-19 02:35
#7
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United States Frotha
So EZ for Obo
2020-01-19 02:37
#14
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Indonesia lumayan
+1
2020-01-19 04:05
SMOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOYAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
2020-01-19 04:30
Name checks out
2020-01-19 15:21
#2
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Denmark oskarsports
ez for gen.g
2020-01-19 02:35
bnt6t debut
2020-01-19 02:35
#4
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Sweden DaManz
Nice
2020-01-19 02:36
#5
STYKO | 
Norway AdNiB
ez 4 STYKO
2020-01-19 02:36
who cars
2020-01-19 02:37
#8
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United States sorcrcrc
naise
2020-01-19 02:41
#9
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African Union mikecool
Ez forZe and gen.g
2020-01-19 02:42
GenG vs Chaos could be a sick match. Also the CIS match forZe vs Winstrike
2020-01-19 02:43
#11
Luken | 
Sweden fxzo
Gen g vs complexity Forze vs heroic
2020-01-19 02:46
#12
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Germany grabke
Not possible GenG vs Complexity 2 Spots in NA there is no Final.
2020-01-19 02:56
Ez4INTZ4Sure xand best player of the world
2020-01-19 03:21
#16
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World Beard43
*Edit: found the page I was looking for. Looking forward to some of these matchups!
2020-01-19 04:36
Anaheim is place from Thor wtf
2020-01-19 05:06
unlucky hades
2020-01-19 05:58
No c9 this time
2020-01-19 06:18
Ez for Heroic / Complexity
2020-01-19 08:28
AVEZ... Pls save polish stage🙏
2020-01-19 08:42
AVEZ BIG slayers next big thing from Poland no other way would BIG have lost that badly vs. them right?????
2020-01-19 09:40
#25
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Poland BAN_ANIME
uhhhh nah avez isn't that good
2020-01-19 11:07
Where's Cloud9?
2020-01-19 10:46
#24
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Poland BAN_ANIME
direct invite :V?
2020-01-19 11:06
no, 4 invites were given already, and the other 4 teams come from the quals, sadly
2020-01-19 11:09
c9 qualifies for katowice, their schedule with dh anaheim collide
2020-01-19 15:25
ah ok ty
2020-01-19 15:27
#27
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Russia Praeter
2 CIS teams against each other, wtf
2020-01-19 12:11
2 Finnish teams in DH Anaheim soon Pog
2020-01-19 13:42
Complexity and Forze will win lul easy
2020-01-19 14:09
lets go gen.g and bntet!
2020-01-19 15:38
Gen.G got it with Bntet
2020-01-19 16:14
lol
2020-01-19 20:34
lul
2020-01-19 23:00
#39
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Turkey qmsnn
Forze crashes all.
2020-01-20 20:42
Betting 1.8 Havu
2020-01-21 21:25
SKADE for the win!
2020-01-24 18:33
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