The North American closed qualifier for the Americas Minor will start today at 21:00 CEST. Five teams will earn a ticket for Toronto.
A total of sixteen teams will battle in the NA closed qualifier: eight of them received a direct invite, while the remaining ones had to go through the open qualifier.
The will battle in a Swiss tournament, and only the best five will qualify for the Americas Minor.
The Minor will take place in Toronto, Canada from November 2nd to 5th. Eight teams will take part in the event: Counter Logic Gaming and Team Liquid received a direct invite, while the remaining teams must prove their worth through the NA and SA qualifiers.
Starting matches NA closed qualifier - 21:00 CEST
- Luminosity vs. CLG Academy
- Misfits vs. Naventic
- NRG vs. Beacon
- compLexity vs. FRENCH CANADIANS
- Splyce vs. Gale Force
- Immortals vs. SoaR
- Ghost vs. Tempo Storm
- Rogue vs. Rise Nation
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