The offline qualifier takes place June 29-July 2, with eight of the 16 teams advancing to the Major, which will take place July 16-23 at the TAURON Arena in Krakow, Poland. The qualifier will start with G2 playing Immortals. OpTic Gaming will play PENTA in the second match, and the rest of the games are as follows:
Liquid vs. TyLoo
Godsent vs. Dignitas
Mousesports vs. Tengri
HellRaisers vs. Vega Squadron
Flipsid3 Tactics vs. Renegades
BIG vs. Cloud9
The tournament will be run with a Swiss Format. Day 1 will feature eight matches, and as per the format, the teams that win will face the other teams that have won on Day 2, and the losing teams will face those that have lost. Further rounds will divide teams based on their wins and losses, and the teams that win three times will qualify for the major, while the teams that lose three will be disqualified.
The tournament features seven invited teams in Team Liquid, Godsent, G2 Esports, Mousesports, OpTic Gaming, Hell Raisers, and FlipSid3 Tactics. Renegades and Tyloo qualified through the Asian Minor, Cloud9 and Immortals from the American minor, Vega Squadron and Tengri from the CIS minor, and BIG, Dignitas and PENTA from the European minor.