08.01.2018
Revealing the ESL One Katowice closed qualifier teams
Six regions, 72 teams - who’s going to the Katowice Major?

It’s almost time to determine the eight remaining teams that will round out the ESL One Katowice 2018 Major powered by Intel. Tomorrow marks the start of the closed qualifiers and we can’t wait to find out who will join our invited teams.

Same as the ESL One Genting Qualifiers, each regional closed qualifier consist of twelve teams - four victorious open qualifier teams and eight directly seeded teams. The closed qualifiers will start tomorrow, January 9th, and finish on January 12th as each region fights for one qualifier spot, with Europe receiving two spots and the eighth and final spot being announced at a later date. Each region will be streamed on Twitch, so keep an eye on the ESL Dota 2 Twitter and Facebook account, as well as joinDOTA’s match ticker for stream links.

The closed qualifier invites look as follows:

Europe (2 spots)

Round 1 invites

  • 5 Anchors No Captain
  • Double Dimension
  • Team World
  • Evil Corporation
  • Team Doggie
  • Team Singularity
  • Wise Monkeys
  • TEAMMORIARTY

Round 2 Invites

  • Team Kinguin
  • OG
  • Planet Dog
  • PENTA Sports

CIS

Round 1 invites

  • HunkysFromZavod
  • The Brestomans
  • M19
  • Vega Squadron
  • Mega-Lada
  • Komanda
  • Nemiga
  • No Creativity

Round 2 Invites

  • Team Spirit
  • Gambit Esports
  • Team Empire
  • Effect

North America

Round 1 invites

  • Blue Pikachu
  • Team Rejects
  • Carlton Esports Club
  • Animal Planet
  • Radiant
  • Anonymous
  • Cats123
  • Minds Eye Gaming

Round 2 Invites

  • compLexity Gaming
  • Immortals
  • VG.J Storm
  • OpTic Gaming

South America

Round 1 invites

  • Team South
  • paiN Gaming
  • Rebirth eSports
  • Mad Kings
  • Gorillaz-pride
  • Thunder Awaken
  • Show TIme
  • Midas Club Elite

Round 2 Invites

  • SG e-sports
  • Infamous
  • Team Bernita
  • T Show Rising

SEA

Round 1 invites

  • BOOM ID
  • 496 Vikings
  • Next Gen Aorus
  • Execration
  • New Beginning
  • Team Flash
  • Quid Pro Quo
  • PG Barracx

Round 2 Invites

  • TNC Pro Team
  • Clutch Gamers
  • Fnatic
  • GeekFam

China

Round 1 invites

  • KeeN Gaming
  • Eclipse
  • EHOME
  • LGD
  • Keen Gaming Luminous
  • SUn Gaming
  • Rock
  • Rock Young

Round 2 Invites

  • Newbee M
  • LGD.FY
  • VG.J Thunder
  • iG

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