Valve announced the first details of The International 2016. The final event will take place from August 8 to 13 at Key Arena in Seattle, ie in the same place they have played two previous editions.
According to the communiqué, qualifying will begin after the conclusion of Manila Staff - June 7 to 12. Thus, open qualifications will start on June 21 and June 25 regional qualifiers.
Basically teams want and expect to receive invitations to the event cannot alter the composition of their teams rosterelor blocked due on March 27. But the teams that will do this, do not receive the invitation, but will be forced to play in the open qualifications.