The organizers of DreamHack Masters Malmo 2019 on CS:GO issued the first invitation to Astralis. Earlier, OpTic Gaming got a slot in the championship as the winner of DreamHack Summer 2019.
In total, 16 teams will perform at the tournament. The organizers did not say how many of them will receive invitations and in which regions qualifying will be held.
DreamHack Masters Malmo 2019 will be held October 1-6 in Sweden. The prize fund of the championship will be $ 250 thousand.
The previous tournament series – DreamHack Masters Dallas 2019 – was held in the USA. Then Astralis refused to participate and lost the first line of the HLTV.org rating to the winner of the Team Liquid championship. In 2019, CS: GO fans repeatedly criticized the team for the fact that it often misses major competitions.