Last night Valve revealed six direct invites to The International 7 and the teams that wil compete at regional qualifiers. Gambit Esports will compete at CIS qualifier alongside seven other invited teams and two winners of open qualifiers. On June 26 - 29 these ten teams will compete for a single spot at Ti7.

This year TI7 will feature 18 teams, two more than before. Six invited teams will be joined by twelve winners of regional qualifiers. Playoffs will once again take place at KeyArena in Seattle on August 7 - 12, whereas group stage dates are yet to be announced.

CIS Qualifier participants:
Cis Gambit Esports
Rossia Comanche
Rossia Cyber Anji
Rossia Effect
Rossia Team Empire
Rossia Vega Squadron
Cis Team Spirit
Cis Natus Vincere