PGL EU Minor 2017
The PGL EU Minor features the best European teams not already invited to the Major as they compete offline in Bucharest, Romania for a $50,000 (USD) total prize pool and one of the three spots in the 2017 PGL Kraków Major.
Prior to the Minor there will be four open qualifiers, each granting the top two teams a spot in the closed qualifiers that in turn decides the eight teams at the main event.
Single elimination bracket with best-of-one matches up to quarterfinals.
Quarterfinals and forward are best-of-threes.
The finalists of each open qualifier proceeds to the closed qualifiers.
Eight invited teams and eight teams from the open qualifiers in a Swiss group stage, top eight qualifier for the main event.
Two groups of four in a round robin.
Top two out of each group moves on to the playoffs.
Double elimination bracket with Best-of-three matches.