VENN Invitational Spring groups revealed

The event will grant one North America-based team a spot at BLAST Premier Spring Showdown.

The North American BLAST Premier Spring Showdown qualifier, VENN Invitational Spring, is set to take place on March 26-28, with $25,000 on the line for the winner as well as a spot at the aforementioned BLAST event.

Eight teams have been seeded into two best-of-one GSL groups, from which the top two in each group will head to a single elimination bracket that will decide who takes the grand prize and the chance to play the Spring Showdown.

Extra Salt received an invite and will compete in Group A

Three of the teams that will compete at the event made it to the VENN Invitational Spring through open qualifiers, namely RBG, Rebirth and Levitate, while five teams were directly invited to participate at the event.

The invites were handed out to the DreamHack Open March North America champions, Extra Salt, as well as the runners-up, paiN, with the other three going to Recon 5, High Coast and Triumph.

The VENN Invitational Spring Groups are:

#1
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Austria Brandenburg
Tier 1 tournament right here
2021-03-25 22:16
2 replies
Floppy left Extra Salt to lose in blast quals while his ex team gets a free ride into them
2021-03-25 22:37
1 reply
+1 hahaha
2021-03-26 00:46
Online tournament = irrelevant
2021-03-25 22:17
#3
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North America drac0z
going to be honest i dont really give a shit
2021-03-25 22:18
ez4levitate
2021-03-25 22:18
#5
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United States hellokappa
bad news bears would have won this
2021-03-25 22:19
6 replies
#9
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Slovakia xaboff
Yea, or ar least come close... like why tf aren't they invited
2021-03-25 22:22
#21
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United States Swisher
We were invited and we originally accepted but if we won it overlapped with ESEA Premier playoffs so we withdrew and told them to invite another team. We feel that premier playoffs is bigger for us at this time.
2021-03-25 22:39
4 replies
REAL Swisher? Nice to meet tho
2021-03-25 22:40
#30
RUSH | 
United States ShawnM
Thanks man also keep up the good work
2021-03-25 23:44
#36
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Greece hekzy
Hope you get signed soon
2021-03-26 01:25
Yo le noob, Didn't you try working it out with ESEA?? I'm certain a compromise could have been found. Or maybe it's not about the schedule but the exhaustion that playing 2 tournaments at the same time would cause, which is fair and an understandable choice.
2021-03-26 09:23
#6
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United States Jeebur
no BnB?
2021-03-25 22:19
2 replies
#21 my fellow BrianCS fan
2021-03-25 22:45
1 reply
#26
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United States Jeebur
pain
2021-03-25 22:48
Ez 4 Astralis BR
2021-03-25 22:19
#8
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Serbia XD___
bad tournament
2021-03-25 22:20
Bid bad news bears not qualify???
2021-03-25 22:22
why no bnb???
2021-03-25 22:23
1 reply
they turned down the invite...
2021-03-26 00:23
Wtf where’s bnb?
2021-03-25 22:26
3 replies
Also SO EASY FOR COOPER
2021-03-25 22:26
2 replies
LOL every time you say that they get 2-0'ed....
2021-03-26 00:17
1 reply
They get 2-0’d too much :(
2021-03-26 01:27
Salt
2021-03-25 22:26
#15
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United States B0b3rT
Let’s go boys ez win for high coast see you at blast
2021-03-25 22:28
#16
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Canada _penguins
No BNB :(
2021-03-25 22:30
Ez for kobruh
2021-03-25 22:30
Where is BnB ??? Why not invite the Goats ??
2021-03-25 22:34
2 replies
they were invited but turned it down due to conflicts with playoff schedule...
2021-03-26 00:22
1 reply
Oh didn't know that, thanks.
2021-03-26 18:49
#19
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Nigeria STFU_M8
NA CS is back????? PogU
2021-03-25 22:37
#23
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Montenegro vchaim
Always the same fking teams
2021-03-25 22:40
#24
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Argentina fxzo
Not bnb? No team one??
2021-03-25 22:41
#27
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United States BGS
Honestly, this is actually a pretty intriguing tournament for people that are interested in if N/A has some talent on the rise. Minus the Bad News Bears this is pretty much the top T2 teams battling it out for a chance to not only get some real competition under their belt (if they make it to blast) but also a chance to make their dreams come true and shock the world and qualify for the Blast Spring Finals. This is an example of opportunities opening after a lot of T2 players left for Valorant. Some of these teams have been putting in work.
2021-03-25 22:50
#28
NiKo | 
Poland SebL
Should be easy for Extra Salt, GL to everyone.
2021-03-25 22:59
#29
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Brazil CookieH
GoPaiN
2021-03-25 23:19
I'm surprised Extra Salt, Triumph, and High Coast are attending this. You'd think they'd prioritize getting a pro league spot over BLAST Showdown.
2021-03-26 00:41
#39
oSee | 
United States Addaxi
Salters in chat???
2021-03-26 12:40
#40
nosraC | 
North America 0gre
ez4rebirth
2021-03-26 17:59
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