BLAST Spring 2020 Showdown invites revealed

BLAST has revealed a full list of invited teams to Showdown tournaments of spring season, which will run in parallel with each other in the period from May 31 to June 7. In Europe, three teams have received direct inwites, while in North America five participants have joined the outsiders of the BLAST Spring 2020 group stage.

In the European region, MAD Lions, fnatic and mousesports took over the slots. The last two were not invited to the group stage, and BLAST was strongly criticized by the community.

Gen.G, Cloud9, FURIA, Triumph and Chaos staffed the North American tournament. It is noteworthy that the organizers decided to reduce the number of participants to eight, while initially ten representatives of the region were planned.

List of participants BLAST Spring 2020 Europe Showdown:

 MAD Lions
Winner of CIS qualification tournament
Winner of the tournament qualifying for the Iberian Peninsula countries

BLAST Spring 2020 North America Showdown:

 100 Thieves
 Evil Geniuses

The finalists of the BLAST Spring 2020 Showdown will join the group stage winners Natus Vincere, FaZe, G2, OG, Complexity and Liquid in the final part of the spring series scheduled for June 15-21 online.