Alliance have emerged victorious at GG.Bet Birmingham Invitational, securing their spot at ESL One Birmingham. In the grand finals of the European qualifier they defeated Old but Gold with the 3-1 score. Besides that, the closed qualifiers have also completed in other regions, meaning that the line-up for ESL One Birmingham has been completed.
GG.Bet Birmingham Invitational was held over April 8th – 13th and featured eight teams competing for one ticket to ESL One Birmingham and $5,000 of prize money.
|Group A||Group B|
|2.||Old but Gold||2-1||4-1||2.||Team Empire||2-1||4-2|
|3.||The Pango||1-2||1-4||3.||The Final Tribe||1-2||2-3|
|4.||Natus Vincere||0-2||0-3||4.||Black Hornets Gaming||0-2||0-3|
|1st||-||ESL One Birmingham||Alliance|
|2nd||$5,000||-||Old but Gold|
|3rd-4th||-||-||Team Empire, Gambit Esports|
|5th-6th||-||-||The Pango, The Final Tribe|
|7th-8th||-||-||Natus Vincere, Black Hornets Gaming|
The qualifiers have also completed in all other regions, including North America (Forward Gaming), China (Keen Gaming), and Southeast Asia (TNC Predator). Earlier the organizers issued direct invites to Vici Gaming, Virtus.pro, Ninjas in Pyjamas, PSG.LGD, OG, Team Liquid, Evil Geniuses and Team Secret.
ESL One Birmingham 2019 is scheduled for May 28th – June 2nd. Twelve team will compete for a $300,000 prize pool.