Thoughts Video games Pressured to Forfeit its Video games on Stockholm Main 2022 Day 1
Three Thoughts Video games gamers have been unable to acquire visas in time to fly to Stockholm for the ESL One Stockholm Main 2022 on the primary day.
Consequently, the workforce was pressured to forfeit its sport towards Thunder Awaken within the sole collection it needed to play on the primary day.
These visa problems for the three Thoughts Video games gamers occurred even though that they had beforehand gotten visa confirmations from the authorities, based on ESL.
The visa troubles for Thoughts Video games, in relation to their journey to the ESL One Stockholm Main 2022 which started at this time, are persevering with to escalate for the reason that workforce was unable to reach in Stockholm on the primary day. By way of a tweet, ESL communicated that three of the workforce’s gamers who had gotten visa confirmations in the previous couple of days have been unable to acquire their visas in time to get to Stockholm for the match’s graduation. Consequently, Thoughts Video games, which solely had one collection versus Thunder Awaken on the primary day, was pressured to forfeit its sport.
Thoughts Video games’ gamers are unable to journey to Stockholm on the primary day of the Main
After studying that three Thoughts Video games have been unable to acquire visas in time, ESL said, “the workforce will obtain a forfeit loss for at this time’s match towards Thunder Awaken. We’ll proceed to work with the workforce and supply updates on the scenario.”
Timur “Dinozavrik” Mavrin, Aleksey “Ainkrad” Diveevskiy, and Uladzislau “Petushara” Kazlouski are the probably three Thoughts Video games members.
Beforehand, it was revealed that two Thoughts Video games gamers, Danil “Bignum” Shekhovtsov and Semion “CemaTheSlayer” Krivulya, each Ukrainians, can be unable to compete within the Main because of the “troublesome scenario” in Ukraine. Consequently, PuckChamp gamers Henadzi “Astral” Motuz and Andrey “Dukalis” Kuropatkin can be summoned to step in for the squad through the Main.
Journey considerations have now the entire Thoughts Video games lineup. Thankfully, the squad was scheduled to play just one collection on the primary day, but it surely must compete in two on the second day of the group stage (thirteenth Might). It stays to be seen if the gamers shall be in Stockholm in time to play these two collection tomorrow.
Whereas Thoughts Video games seems to have suffered essentially the most, different groups taking part in within the Stockholm Main had additionally confronted visa hindrances of their journeys to the Main. Most groups, nevertheless, have been in a position to convey all of their gamers to the Main in the long run.
OG is taking part in with Sébastien “Ceb” Debs as place 5 and Johan “N0tail” Sundstein as stand-in coach since its captain Mikhail “Misha” Agatov and coach Evgenii “Chuvash” Makarov did not receive the mandatory visas in time for the Stockholm Main. Regardless of the pressured adjustments, OG carried out admirably on the primary day, profitable three of 4 video games.
The ESL One Stockholm Main 2022 started on twelfth Might and is predicted to draw 14 groups from world wide to compete for a $500K USD prize pool and three,530 DPC factors.