The CIS closed qualifiers for ESL One Los Angeles Major 2020 will run online from February 9-12, featuring eight invited teams and two more squads from the open qualifiers. In the group stage of the qualifiers, the teams will be divided into two groups of five where matches will be best-of-two. The top two teams from each group will advance to the playoffs where those finishing third will get a spot in the StarLadder ImbaTV Minor Season 3 CIS Qualifier.
The playoff qualifiers will feature a double-elimination best-of-three format. The top two teams will then go to ESL One Los Angeles Major 2020 with the rest getting spots in the StarLadder ImbaTV Minor Season 3 CIS Qualifier.
|1-2||spot in ESL One Los Angeles Major 2020||Na’Vi, Virtus.pro|
|3-6||spot in SL ImbaTV Minor Season 3 CIS Qual||HR, CL, Gambit, forZe|