DH Austin NA Closed Qualifier Invites released

Dreamhack Austin 2016


Dreamhack Austin will take place on May 6th – 8th in Austin. This tournament is a part of Dreamhack’s ZOWIE open circuit. It will feature eight teams, two of which will come from the North American Closed Qualifier to be held on March 27th.


Before the Closed Qualifier, there will be a Open Qualifier. The link for the Open Qualifier is Here. A maximum of 512 teams will be battling it out for the eight qualifier spots. The closed qualifier will have 8 invited teams in addition to 8 qualified teams. The qualified teams will be selected from the Open Qualifier. 


The Eight teams invited for the Closed Qualifiers are :

  • Tempo Storm
  • Cloud9
  • Renegades
  • Optic
  • Selfless
  • Splyce
  • Winterfox
  • NRG

We can see that the two top NA teams of Liquid and CLG are not included in this list. However that being said, Dreamhack is yet to reveal the names of the teams who are directly invited for the main event.