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 sequence it needed to play on the primary day.
These visa problems for the three Thoughts Video games gamers occurred even though they’d 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 the moment, are persevering with to escalate for the reason that workforce was unable to reach in Stockholm on the primary day. Through a tweet, ESL communicated that three of the workforce’s gamers who had gotten visa confirmations in the previous few days have been unable to acquire their visas in time to get to Stockholm for the event’s graduation. Consequently, Thoughts Video games, which solely had one sequence 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 acknowledged, “the workforce will obtain a forfeit loss for at the moment’s match towards Thunder Awaken. We are going to proceed to work with the workforce and supply updates on the state of affairs.”
Timur “Dinozavrik” Mavrin, Aleksey “Ainkrad” Diveevskiy, and Uladzislau “Petushara” Kazlouski are the almost certainly three Thoughts Video games individuals.
Beforehand, it was revealed that two Thoughts Video games gamers, Danil “Bignum” Shekhovtsov and Semion “CemaTheSlayer” Krivulya, each Ukrainians, could be unable to compete within the Main because of the “troublesome state of affairs” in Ukraine. Consequently, PuckChamp gamers Henadzi “Astral” Motuz and Andrey “Dukalis” Kuropatkin could be summoned to step in for the squad in the course of the Main.
Journey issues have now bothered the entire Thoughts Video games lineup. Luckily, the squad was scheduled to play just one sequence on the primary day, however it must compete in two on the second day of the group stage (thirteenth Might). It stays to be seen if the gamers might be in Stockholm in time to play these two sequence 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 capable of carry all of their gamers to the Main ultimately.
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 didn’t get hold of the required visas in time for the Stockholm Main. Regardless of the pressured modifications, 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 all over the world to compete for a $500K USD prize pool and three,530 DPC factors.