StarLadder Berlin Major 2019 - Direct invites announced for some regional closed qualifiers

Aditya Singh Rawat

13o, May, 2019

Cover Image Courtesy: StarLadder | Igor Bezborodov

StarLadder has gone ahead and announced the Direct Invites for some of the Closed Qualifiers taking place in Asia, Europe & CIS region for the Berlin Major 2019.

Asia Minor Closed Qualifier

Under the Asian region, there are a total of six different qualifiers taking place consisting of Oceania, Central & South Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia, China & MENA. Qualifying teams from the Closed Qualifier of all the above-mentioned regions will culminate into the Asia Closed Qualifier.

For now, Direct Invites have been announced for three of the six Closed Qualifiers, which are Southeast Asia, Middle East & North Africa (MENA) & East Asia.

The teams Directly Invited for these regions are as follows,

Southeast Asia | 22nd-24th May

  • Alpha Red

  • Lucid Dream

  • B.O.O.T-d[S]

  • TNC

MENA | 24th-26th May

  • NASR

  • NOM

  • FFAmix

  • Portal

East Asia | 27th-29th May

  • MVP PK

  • Absolute

  • ex-Storm Riders

  • Ignis

All the three Closed Qualifiers will witness participation from a total of eight teams with four teams being directly invited for the event while the other half make their way through the open qualifiers.

Only one team from each of these three regions will be making its way onto the Asia Minor Championship - Berlin 2019.

Along with the Asian region, Direct Invites were also announced for Europe and CIS regions, they are as follows,

Europe | 10th-12th June

  • Fnatic

  • Heroic

  • North

  • BIG

  • Windigo

  • Mousesports

  • Valiance

  • OpTic

CIS | 8th-10th June

  • forZe

  • DreamEaters

  • Spirit

  • Vega Squadron

  • Nemiga

  • Gambit Youngsters

  • Winstrike

  • Syman

Both these regions will have a 16 team Closed Qualifier where 8 teams will be directly invited while the remaining 8 will make their way through the Open Qualifiers. 8 teams will further qualify through the Closed Qualifier onto the Europe/CIS Minor Championship - Berlin 2019.

For more information on the qualifier and registration dates CLICK HERE.