Chinese esports organization Extreme Gaming will be forced to miss the Arlington Major in Texas after running into visa issues. According to the organization, China’s zero-COVID policy created too many problems leaving and re-entering the country, leaving them no choice but to forfeit.
Extreme Gaming wrote that they are still preparing for the upcoming Dota 2 International 11 qualifiers, although qualifying for it might be a tall task. The organization sits at 18th in the Dota Pro Circuit rankings with 440 points, meaning they’ll likely need a top-3 finish in their next go-around.
The Arlington Major would have been a nice stop for them along the way. It features a prize pool of $500,000, and will be held in Esports Stadium Arlington, the largest, and arguably most impressive, dedicated esports facility in North America from August 4th to the 14th.
This will be the last Major of the Dota Pro Circuit season before the International 11, and the last opportunity for teams to gain points for qualification.
(All information was provided by ONE Esports)