The Polish players became the first ones to receive a direct invitation to the event.
Las Vegas tournament organizers gave the first direct invitation to the event. Virtus.pro will participate in DreamHack Las Vegas. The management announced about that at the official website.
Also, the invitational video was released:
7 more teams will receive direct invites to the tournament, other places will be distributed among the teams passed the qualifiers. Currently, the qualifiers for China are over. TyLoo became the winners of these qualifiers.
The event itself is scheduled on February 18-19 in the terms of DreamHack Las Vegas esports festival. The overall amount of participants is 16, 8 of them will get direct invites. The prize pool for the event is $450,000. MGM Grand Garden Arena (45,000 places) hosts the tournament.