The company Valve named the owners of invites for The Kiev Major 2017. Invitations to the tournament were given to eight teams from the US, China and Europe. The remaining participants will make their way through closed regional qualifications, which will be held from 10 to 13 March.

Holders of direct invites to The Kiev Major 2017:

– Wings

– OG

– Team Liquid

– Newbee

– Ad Finem

– VG.J

– Digital Chaos

– Evil Geniuses

Regional qualifications

CIS:

(One quota per LAN final)

  • Vega Squadron
  • Comanche
  • Team Empire
  • Virtus.pro
  • F.R.I.E.N.D.S.
  • Natus Vincere
  • Team Spirit
  • Effect
  • Open qualification
  • Open qualification

Europe:

(One quota per LAN final)

  • Elements Pro Gaming
  • Team Secret
  • Ninjas in Pajamas
  • B) ears
  • Team Alternate
  • Cloud9
  • The Alliance
  • Open qualification
  • Open qualification
  • Winner of the Champions Cup

China:

(Two quotas per LAN-finale)

  • IG Vitality
  • CAVALRY
  • VG Potencial
  • Invictus Gaming
  • LGD Gaming
  • CDEC Gaming
  • LGD.Forever Young
  • Open qualification
  • Open qualification
  • Winner of the Champions Cup

Southeast Asia:

(Two quotas per LAN-finale)

  • Clutch Gamers
  • Team Faceless
  • Execration
  • Rex Regum
  • Geek Fam
  • TNC Pro Team
  • Mineski.GGNetwork
  • Open qualification
  • Open qualification
  • Winner of the Champions Cup

North America:

(One quota per LAN final)

  • Team Freedom
  • Team NP
  • Team Onyx
  • Team Red
  • WanteD
  • Open qualification
  • Open qualification
  • Open qualification
  • Open qualification
  • Winner of the Champions Cup

South America:

(One quota per LAN final)

  • SG e-sports
  • Midas Club Elite
  • Open qualification
  • Open qualification
  • Open qualification
  • Open qualification
  • Open qualification
  • Open qualification
  • Open qualification
  • Open qualification

Open qualifiers for The Kiev Major will be held from 6 to 9 March, and regional qualifications from 10 to 13 March. LAN-finals will be held from 27 to 30 April at the National Palace of Arts “Ukraine”. The prize fund of the tournament is $ 3 million.