Natus Vincere and Heroic received direct invites for the upcoming DreamHack Winter 2017, which will be held from 1 to 3 December in Jonkoping, Sweden. It is known that in the championship will participate eight professional teams in the arena of the Elmia conference center. The prize fund of the tournament will be $ 100,000. According to the format of the championship, 6 teams have already received invitations, and 2 more teams will be determined after regional qualifications.
Note that the selection round will be held in the European and American regions, from each region on LAN will go 1 team. Qualifications will be held on November 11-12, which will be held in two stages. At the open stage will compete up to 512 teams, of which only the eight strongest will be selected. Within the framework of the closed qualification, 8 teams will receive the invitations, which will play with the finalists of the open selection for the ticket to the LAN final from each region.
List of participants DreamHack Winter 2017:
Winner of European qualification
Winner of the American qualification