ESL announced the last team, which will receive an invitation to ESL One New York 2017. It was the team Liquid. Recall that this championship will be held September 14-17 at the Barclays Center, which is located in Brooklyn. It is known that eight teams will participate in the tournament, 6 of which received direct invites, and the remaining two will be selected through open qualifications.
The qualifying round will be held in the European and American regions, after which one candidate will go to the LAN-final. Qualifications will be held on August 14 and will be held in two rounds. In the open phase, any team from any given region can participate, among which one qualification will be held by one team from each region. In the closed qualification, the winners of the open qualification will be added to seven participants who received invites for the struggle for tours to New York.
The list of teams participating in ESL One New York 2017 looks like this:
Winner of European qualification
Winner of American qualification