The organizers DreamHack Leipzig 2016 Winners announced last invitations to the championship. They were G2 Esports and questionmark.
Previous trips to the tournament got Virtus.pro, Luminosity, Natus Vincere and mousesports. List of teams will complement two other band, which is allocated by the organizers. The two remaining places will go to teams, went through the qualification. The first qualifying round will be open to those wishing to 512 teams.
DH Open Leipzig will be held from 22 to 24 January in Germany. The tournament will be awarded $ 100,000.