The Snapdragon Professional Collection for Brawl Stars is without doubt one of the greatest esports tournaments for the sport so far. With world qualifiers resulting in a LAN finals in Japan and a $200,000 prize pool, means there’s a lot on the road.
Groups from all over the world have been giving their all to have the ability to qualify. Nevertheless, the Indian Brawl Stars crew of True Rippers, won’t be able to journey regardless of qualifying for the occasion – and the gamers aren’t pleased.
For context, the Snapdragon Professional Collection is being carried out by ESL, and the Indian qualifiers have been organized by Nodwin Gaming. True Rippers positioned second within the India Open, reserving a slot to Japan. They’ve been disqualified, nevertheless, attributable to passport points from one participant. The slot has gone to third-placed Marcos Gaming.
True Rippers participant blames ESL for non-cooperation, however who’s at fault?
True Rippers’ Prateek, one of many gamers of the Brawl Stars crew, put out a Twitter thread with screenshots alleging that ESL hadn’t complied with its personal rulebook and in addition points with the character of the qualifiers.
Apparently, one of many gamers from the True Rippers’ roster wasn’t capable of get their passport registered on time. Whereas that is correct grounds for disqualifying the crew, Prateek stated in his Twitter thread that the rulebook permits for a participant change.
Nevertheless, the rulebook doesn’t clearly specify if a roster change is allowed when qualifying for Masters. Whereas it states that no modifications will be made throughout the match, a crew can change a single participant between splits. As True Rippers have certified for the Masters in Japan, the rulebook isn’t clear concerning the roster change. Nevertheless, with the choice of the admin being closing per the rulebook, the crew has been disqualified.
In accordance with Prateek, although, European crew SK Gaming made an analogous change and have been allowed to take action. And it’s true, the crew changed Symantec with Yoshi final January after qualifying for Japan.
Nevertheless, primarily based on chat screenshots posted by Prateek with an ESL admin, evidently they aren’t allowed to take action. It’s open to interpretation on who’s within the incorrect right here.
True Rippers did make a blunder by not having the gamers’ passports prepared on time, ESL may have additionally made an exception for True Rippers like they did with SK Gaming.
Participant says Indian Brawl Stars qualifier was “extremely unorganized”
The Brawl Stars participant’s allegations didn’t finish there.
Prateek posted a number of screenshots the place he requested the ESL admins for questions concerning guidelines and in addition the dearth of readability concerning the map pool. All of those went unanswered.
It’s unlucky to see a scenario like this occurring – particularly with a giant match just like the Snapdragon Professional Collection. Nevertheless, a lot of the blame will be placed on True Rippers for not getting their gamers’ passports prepared on time. This comes even after that they had a sensible probability of qualifying for the Masters in Japan.
The Snapdragon Professional Collection Masters will happen on the Dreamhack Japan on Could 13 and 14. Eight groups from all over the world will likely be competing for glory and a share of the $200,000 prize pool.
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