Team Liquid won’t take part at DreamHack ASTRO Open Winter 2017 due to visa issues. A substitute will be announced shortly.
Team Liquid are one of the CS:GO teams that got a direct invite to DreamHack Winter. Today, the organization released a long statement, explaining that they decided to withdraw from the tournament due to two main factors:
- The visa problems of their coach Wilton “zews” Prado. They are already working on a reliable solution, but meanwhile the team agreed to not attend the tournament because they wouldn’t be able to show a satisfactory performance without their coach.
- Their calendar is quite full. Liquid is participating in multiple leagues, and the players really need a rest to preserve their health.
DreamHack Winter will feature eight teams fighting at Elmia Convention Center, in Jönköping, Sweden for a total prize of $100,000. Six team received a direct invite, while two more will join throught the European and North American qualifiers. The event starts on December 1st.
Teams at DreamHack Winter
- Natus Vincere
- Invite #6
- EU qualifier winner
- NA qualifier winner
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Vincenzo is an esports writer with five years of experience. Former head editor for Natus Vincere, he has produced content for DreamHack, FACEIT, DOTAFire, 2P, and more. Follow him on @SkulzDota.