The defending The International winners, wings Gaming, received a direct invitation to the tournament, while another direct invitation team has not yet been established.
Another six teams were discovered by way of some qualifiers.
The Southeast Asian area will have TNC Expert Team signifying them after the Filipino team ended 5-1-1 in the eight-team round robin, just losing to Team Faceless.
Team Secret and team Liquid will be the European representatives in the approaching tournament as Liquid went undefeated at 4 in the group stage – 3 – 0, while Secret lost to Liquid and tied with Horde and Natus Vincere.
And last, but not the very least, the American area; it came down to only two teams in the ending: Team NP and Digital Chaos. Both teams tied in the initial match of the round robin and that could prove incredibly significant as over the following seven matches, each team tied and won five times. This forced a tiebreaker greatest-of-one match Friday night where the teams would collide to decide a victor.
That victor was Digital Chaos, as after 47 minutes of play, they could terminate the match behind Resolut1on’s 10 kills and five assists, despite beginning a bit slow.