IEM Oakland closed qualifiers - Teams and schedules

IEM Oakland closed qualifiers - Teams and schedules

ESL revealed the teams that will take part in the EU and NA closed qualifiers for IEM Oakland.

Eight teams from each region will clash starting from October 2: six of them received a direct invite, while the remaining ones earned the right to participate through the open qualifiers.

The closed qualifiers will feature a best-of-three single elimination bracket. Only the ultimate winner of each region will gain an invite to the LAN event in Oakland, USA, on November 16.

European Closed Qualifiers

 
 Image: ESL

Image: ESL

 

The teams above will battle in the EU closed qualifiers. Ex-Outlaws and Team LDLC.com joined thanks to the their performance in the open qualifiers.

Bracket

  • Q1 North vs. ex-Outlaws
  • Q2 Team ENVYUS vs. FNATIC
  • Q3 mousesports vs. BIG
  • Q4 LDLC vs. Natus Vincere

Schedule (October 2)

  • 12:00 CEST - Ro8
  • 15:00 CEST - Ro4
  • 18:00 CEST - Final

American Closed Qualifiers

 
 Image: ESL

Image: ESL

 

Above, the invites for the NA Closed Qualifiers. Tempo Storm and Torqued fought their way against fourteen more teams in the open qualifiers.

Bracket

  • Q1 OpTic Gaming vs. Torqued
  • Q2 Misfits vs. NRG
  • Q3 Renegades vs. Luminosity
  • Q4 Tempo Storm vs. Counter Logic Gaming

Schedule (October 2)

  • 12:00 PST - Ro8
  • 3PM PST - Ro4
  • 6PM PST - Final

The tournament will be streamed on the ESL Twitch channel.

Header Image by Helena Kristiansson - ESL

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