ESL announced through their Twitter the four teams who have received direct invites to ESL Challenger Melbourne. Grayhound is one of the four invited teams as they will join the tournament as the local heroes who are invited as the representatives of Australia.
Complexity, IHC, and Bad News Eagles have received a direct invite due to their ESL World Ranking placement. The tournament will run from April 28th - 30th and will feature $100,000 in prize pool earnings. The winner of the tournament secures themselves a spot in the ESL Pro league season 18.
The participant list:
Bad News Eagles