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threat replaces pyth at MLG Major
Time: 2016-03-27 23:00
Game: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Ninjas in Pyjamas have announced that Björn "THREAT" Pers will play for the team at the MLG Columbus Major as a stand-in due to visa problems from Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi.

For over a month now, NiP have been trying to secure a visa permit for Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi, but successive requests from the U.S. embassy in Stockholm have made it impossible for the player to be able to travel before Tuesday.

NiP's other players, as well as team coach Björn "THREAT" Pers, are already flying to Columbus, and it will be the 27-year-old, formerly of Team Acer, filling in for pyth in the tournament.

The Swedish team and MLG have been in talks over the last week with a view to finding a solution to the problem. NiP have proposed that THREAT plays for the team until pyth is able to travel, but HLTV.org knows that Valve and MLG are unwilling to accept this suggestion, claiming that a roster cannot be changed halfway through the Major.

 threat will step in for pyth in Columbus

This means that, even if pyth manages to get a visa permit and arrives in Columbus before Wednesday's matches, he will most likely only act as a coach for the team at the event.

Since Sweden is part of the Visa Waiver Program, its citizens are able to travel to the United States without a visa. This most likely means that pyth experienced problems during his previous stay in the country, while playing for Luminosity.

THREAT enjoyed remarkable success in the 1.6 scene between 2010 and 2012, when he played for teams like fnatic, Lions and WinFakt. After a short stint in Team Acer in 2015, he moved to Japan to continue his studies, returning to the scene in January to coach NiP.

The Swedish team, who will face FlipSid3 Tactics in the first group round in Columbus, will attend the Major with:

Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund
Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg
Richard "Xizt" Landström
Adam "friberg" Friberg
Björn "THREAT" Pers (stand-in)

2016-03-27 23:01:25
R.I.P pyth
2016-03-27 23:01:42
so ez for mouz and lg
2016-03-27 23:02:02
this can't end well for nip. Threat is a decent player, but wtf.
2016-03-27 23:03:08
2016-03-27 23:04:41
by decent, i mean it can work out. not that he will play anything near the level of the other players, but i can work out.
2016-03-27 23:05:52
GTR to carry fribuger to play like in good old 2014 early 2015 and forest like the legend
Xist madfragging because the coach has an eZ ingame calling now so it is may even better. pyth wasnt a mad fragger anyway so the ingame coach INGAME is a fucking nice thing
2016-03-27 23:09:31
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2016-03-28 03:10:32
omg rip nip

.... all dreams shattered
2016-03-28 13:11:41
"but HLTV.org knows that Valve and MLG are unwilling to accept this suggestion"
10/10 would source again -IGN
2016-03-28 13:59:06
nt nex
2016-03-28 13:45:43
lawl wat? He's the reason of their "success" this year so far. Not meaning they got top 1 or anything, but surely got better. you know. :D
2016-03-27 23:09:47
yeah, i understand that, what i meant by it that can he frag enough though, or can they really rely on tactics and GTR/forest carry.
2016-03-27 23:11:24
Ofc he can frag. :D
2016-03-28 00:09:11
Well he was a monster the period he played Pro in 1.6... Lets see what happens :)
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2016-03-28 23:58:51
dont forget nip always made it out of the groups at majors
2016-03-27 23:10:07
nt even f3 will beat them
2016-03-27 23:10:34
That's the past and it doesn't matter at all for the current major.
2016-03-28 09:11:50
rip nip
2016-03-27 23:14:16
2016-03-28 15:23:40
EZ right?
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2016-03-27 23:02:18
Fuck you burger country
2016-03-28 12:37:56
RIP career
2016-03-27 23:13:31
At least sweet sticker money will cheer him up
2016-03-28 01:17:19
pyth is noob plague. but nip will fail either way. much fun mlg.
2016-03-28 09:31:25
pyth noob? Go back and watch some games with him
2016-03-28 20:10:16
-pyth +islamrapist
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2016-03-28 19:33:02
now murica aborts visas not only for russians and muslims but for europeans also
2016-03-27 23:03:15
Can't blame that on the US. The rules are there for everyone to know and follow. Blame the player or organization for not filling out the paperwork.
2016-03-27 23:05:07
''For over a month now, NiP have been trying to secure a visa permit for Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi, but successive requests from the U.S. embassy in Stockholm have made it impossible for the player to be able to travel before Tuesday.''

Im pretty sure they havent messed up that much in over a month.
2016-03-27 23:13:26
It sounds like there's a few bureaucratic idiots working there. Sorry. Sincerely. Bureaucracy can be a real pain in the ass.
2016-03-27 23:18:45
orib busted smoking weed or somethign like that
2016-03-27 23:31:49
"Since Sweden is part of the Visa Waiver Program, its citizens are able to travel to the United States without a visa. This most likely means that Mourujärvi experienced problems during his previous stay in the country, when he played for Luminosity."
2016-03-28 00:01:34
Sounds like bullshit. I went no NY a few months ago, definately had to get a visa.
2016-03-28 02:23:17
Takes like 4 seconds to get one as a swede though. Pyth did something illegal in the US during his last stay most likely.
2016-03-28 02:52:30
Probable failed to correctly close visa when he left remember he had a work visa not a travel one or at least he should have.
2016-03-28 03:16:24
He was doin' a big marijuana via syringe to the eyelid, got caught by a sheriff's deputy, they both did the big marijuana via syringe to the eyelids and then a DEA agent caught them and they all got in trouble for doing a big marijuana via syringe to the eyelid.
2016-03-28 04:14:09
No you don't need a VISA all you need is to get an ESTA.

So guess he got into some trouble last time he visited U.S and therefore is not permitted to visit U.S!
2016-03-28 08:51:21
Sounds like he used drugs and got caught or smtn
2016-03-28 10:02:56
2016-03-28 20:17:32
Propably. Now I know more and he propably just filled a wrong form first and got denied and then had to start again the prosess
2016-03-28 21:30:08
blame your shitty laws.
i think its the first and last major tournament in USA.
2016-03-27 23:14:05
Okay. We'll see.
2016-03-27 23:17:21
hope it is the last, why host a turnament in a place were nobody can play HUEHUE
2016-03-27 23:24:31
Not going to be the last. CS:GO is expanding into NA, not retracting. Columbus is only one stop. DH Austin is another. Turner eLeague is another. All three are new this year. Hope all you want. Not gonna happen.
2016-03-28 00:20:16
my point remains
2016-03-28 00:49:36
What? That nobody can play there? ONE person misses the first day of matches and that equals NOBODY can play? Give your head a shake. Clear the cobwebs.
2016-03-28 01:06:43
the enitre turnament, read the article pleb
2016-03-28 01:22:23
Plebeians don't exist as a social entity anymore. Not for about 1,600 years. I did not read the entire article. I had read another that indicated only the first round. If I'm mistaken, then I'm mistaken. That hardly makes me a "pleb".

Also, you said it was being hosted where "nobody" can play. As far as I know, at this point only a single player cannot. More: He can fly there and be with the team, he just can't play because he didn't get his visa in time. Guess NiP should have started earlier. They did for everyone else.

Also, if you actually read http://sweden.usembassy.gov/consulate/n2.html

You'll see that Swedish players don't have to register for a visa. This talk about trying for a month is bogus.

Let me quote:

"You do not need a visa if:

You are a citizen of Sweden and you have a Swedish passport and;
Your passport is machine-readable and;
You have never been charged with or convicted of a crime in any country "

Is it possible that Pyth has been charged with a crime? If so, that would explain his problems.

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stich - HLTV.org
we academic journal tier now boys :D
2016-03-28 06:39:33
we now educated boys!
2016-03-28 13:25:59
What he meant with saying that nobody can play there is that all the NA teams suck at cs.
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poor organisation, hope its the last major in na
2016-03-28 01:55:45
"poor org"
big words from poorland

MLG is pretty rich
2016-03-28 03:37:58
Yeah but MTR is richer.
(company that owns DH and ESL)
2016-03-28 08:04:59
MTR is a railway company, dipshit.
You mean mtg.
2016-03-28 11:52:34
haha yeah, fuck me. Taking the metro everyday.

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2016-03-28 14:06:47
Not really true.
Mongolz also missed their entire event last time they were supposed to play in the US.
2016-03-28 08:23:35
Mongolia is not eligible for the Visa Waiver-program so therefore they need to get a Visa.
2016-03-28 08:53:27
I know. I mean they tried to get a visa several times and was denied.
2016-03-28 10:53:31
I don't believe it was the whole team. Look, I'm sorry they had to get visa's and either didn't understand all they needed to do or didn't do it in time. The US is very concerned about terrorism and has people go through many hoops. I agree that sucks. But, you have to do what you have to do. Start early and keep on it.
2016-03-28 13:20:51
From what I understood regarding mongolz it had nothing to do with time. They tried 3 times and got denied all of those so they simply was not able to enter the country.

Im not saying its anyones fault, just that its a problem.
2016-03-31 14:37:34
Youporn also had two players with visa problems which made them not qualify for the offline qualifier
2016-03-29 09:48:56
eleague is a fail. No Fnatic.
2016-03-28 08:04:14
eLeague will expand to EU. They've already suggested it. There's plenty of events FNatic partakes in that NA teams can't. Take a relax pill.
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2016-03-28 14:07:54
Then, don't watch it! What's the big deal?
2016-03-28 14:35:44
doesn't take away from the fact that it wont be a legit league
2016-03-29 10:51:43
I think he meant "where a nobody can't play"
2016-03-29 07:32:57
Anyone can think m8 but only sex GOD flowsick knows
2016-03-27 23:20:12
flowsick 2str0nk, liquid nothing without flowsick
2016-03-28 00:44:17
"Since Sweden is part of the Visa Waiver Program, its citizens are able to travel to the United States without a visa. This most likely means that Mourujärvi experienced problems during his previous stay in the country, when he played for Luminosity."
2016-03-27 23:58:57
lol, pyth broke the US law last time he was @ NA, he was more than 90 days there that is max. So US government don't give him new visa
2016-03-28 01:19:53
I don't understand, swedish visas, passports or whatever never have problems like this.
2016-03-27 23:06:25
It's because of the last stay in america or something when he played with lg.
2016-03-27 23:28:55
It's because he probably been busted for weed or something. I cant go to the states bcuse of graffiti for example.
2016-03-27 23:50:05
Its not impossible for you to go there, its just a bit harder mate #dreamON
2016-03-28 10:22:52
Sweden is Muslim, makes sense that they'd deny visas Kappa
2016-03-27 23:07:25
makes sense. jacob mourujärvi most common muslim name 2016
2016-03-27 23:47:56
jacob = yakup muslim af
2016-03-28 00:23:31
nt mehmet
2016-03-28 00:32:59
are you mad? cuz i'm not xD
2016-03-28 01:04:33
why not allu((
2016-03-28 02:51:34
Cuz NiP don't deserve the Redbull
2016-03-28 04:32:43
2016-03-28 04:32:10
That's what you get from letting a 3rd World country host a Major.

Pyth is not the only one missing... Remember the MongolZ for example...
2016-03-28 12:16:50
syka blyat
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fuck America honestly
2016-03-27 23:13:57
that is such BULLSHIT dude. All these visa problems, not just america
2016-03-27 23:22:58
yepp this have happaned in every major, kappa
2016-03-27 23:41:52
funny how everyone else is able to play
2016-03-27 23:57:25
Qualifiers *cough* Mongolz *cough*
2016-03-28 00:11:44
Or for example Team YP who had to play with 2-Stand-In's
2016-03-28 11:59:06
i wonder if Americans have same problem to get visa to other countries
2016-03-28 01:18:32
wouldn't know, I'm canadian:>
2016-03-28 01:43:50
None so far
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Shouldn't threat get a sticker not pyth?

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kinda too late i guess, but maybe they'll figure something out.
2016-03-27 23:03:43
if yes... it will worth $$
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shout out to matt 'baton' hampson
pizza bros
minecraft head danny
samarai sword.

sad news :(

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OMG YES THREAT <33333333333

Post edited 2016-03-27 23:01:41
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In the beginning of the year, people were talking that NiP has begun to practise with Threat. I asked who he will replace. Now we know.

I didnt exactly expect to see him straight in major XD

Well, one more reason to watch NiP´s matches this time :D

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everyone so fast jeez, I think threat will do better in the team than as a coach.

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I don't see pyth putting up any big numbers if he attended and I dont think threat will be the deciding factor, it will be gtr and f0rest performing or not.
2016-03-28 00:21:37
They have trained with pyth, threat havent played in a long time. Ofc this is bad news
2016-03-28 00:49:33
Threat is their coach, obviously he must know how pyth is meant to play, it's not like bringing in someone random
2016-03-28 01:10:26
I know but the chemistry will be off and threat wont be calling exactly the same
2016-03-28 01:21:57
threat has played with f0rest and gtr so the chemistry will be even better than the one with pyth. Now that he's calling ingame, xizt will have ALL the freedom to play his game and see how skilled he really is, but to go far they need friberg, gtr and f0rest to step up. friberg have been playing good lately so i think they should be alright.
2016-03-28 13:34:02
I also think they can be alright but wtf are you talking about with xizt? Hes already not calling, how is this a difference for him?
2016-03-28 13:49:09
threat as a player is dogshit, we saw that in team acer. He's got a great mind but there's just no way he'll frag to pyth's level. Thinking that wouldn't make sense in any way.
2016-03-28 02:25:21
That's why I never said he needs to be the lynchpin, his ability to call in game will help more than pyths potential impact if it is truely what has helped NiP online. Obv he would be calling if he was behind them but I think NiP and threat will be more driven like this. Either way pyth is probably going to play the following games so we can see if it makes a difference.
2016-03-28 03:23:26
I will totally disagree. Guys, it's COMPUTER GAME, it's not like football or basketball which are all about teamplay, endurance and PURE personal skill (tricks, solo playes, ability to "defeat opponent"). In CS:GO there is HUGE factor of "xgood and bad" timing and luck. Yea, luck. Another huge thing is knowledge of opponents playstyle, tactics and thats what Threat's part of job is. Utilizing it actually IN-GAME is even better for a team. Btw. Threat isn't as skillfull as rest of team, but as I said- its not all about personal skill. It's not matchmaking or solo pug. Get your shit straight guys. Dont prejudge and wish NiP all the best ;)

Threat WILL rek them.
2016-03-28 11:52:28
"it's not like football or basketball which are all about teamplay"

omg, im laughing so much xD
2016-03-28 19:26:03
Shhh, i'm poorlak i can discuss things i don't know shit about XDD
2016-03-28 19:36:47
its ok, i get what you ment ;D

Hopefully, threat will be able to prepare!
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good start for NiP

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lmfao se det
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lol what
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Pyth will so be done for the NiP guys that's for sure. :D

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1st :D wat
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So close.
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pyth on lan?
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No 56th......
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rip nip
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1st fuck last
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hahaa nice lan dodge
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lol stfu
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mad nip fanboy spotted lmaooo
2016-03-27 23:30:12
nice b8 m8
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rip nip
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What a shame
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rip nip ;-;
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Holy shit
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rest in peace major
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rip nip
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n1 fak
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where the threat stickers at
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Oh shit :/
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OMG RiP NiP [*]
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What the F?
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I called lose in groups now its happening, Valve ty for 1 million.
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holy shit, seriously?
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rip :c
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no way dude
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GG NiP will lose now
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like they would anyway so whats the problem? xd
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NiP only team that can beat fnatic :o
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THREAT stickers?
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and there goes NiP's chances to top 4
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chances? wtf ? they would get out of groups anyway
2016-03-28 12:51:08
getting out of groups doesnt makeu top4 lol

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are you kidding me?
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RiP Pyth's first major.
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owned, cya nip
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Well thats rip
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RIP pyth fucking knoop, THREAT will definetly be better

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threat = ez semifinal
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For new teams visa is always a huge problem other guys have 10 year visas.
WTF Pyth played in NA and he doesnt have 10 year visa ?
2016-03-27 23:06:32
he lived in Canada.. Not the US
2016-03-27 23:11:37
Thanks for making me understand, I was WTF about this too
2016-03-27 23:15:58
I'm pretty sure that a us visa max last 3 years. I never heard of a 10 year visa.
2016-03-28 00:49:45
Swedish citizens does not need US visas to enter normally, this is down to Pyth not taking care of shit in time as his working/multiple entry visa probably went out..

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Well he fucking lived in NA for many months so
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canada != USA
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Fuck my bad but still
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But this happened too in the qualifiers and the NA minor too, dunno just saying
2016-03-27 23:17:23
For over a month now, NiP have been trying to secure a visa permit for Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi, but successive requests from the U.S. embassy in Stockholm have made it impossible for the player to be able to travel before Tuesday.
2016-03-27 23:25:22
he could have started as soon as he joined the team but who knows why, whatever sad to see
2016-03-27 23:26:29
no more majors in NA before every one can play there please
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The visa wasn't denied, it wasn't the right visa.
2016-03-27 23:06:47
Themongolz couldn't go to a qualifier
2016-03-28 03:40:37
So couldn't Sitecs and Alientech.BR and 3 CIS players.
So far there have been 19 players denied.
2016-03-28 08:35:29
fucking shit
2016-03-27 23:02:13
Still if the major is in Sweden almost everyone can go. Like 99.9% of people can go to a major in Sweden or Norway or even France etc.
2016-03-28 01:05:13
Too much Abdullah here. So not in Sweden

2016-03-28 10:37:55
Poland best why cancel katowice major and do a major in F*** NA with visa
2016-03-28 14:19:49
I said sweden

fooken burger
2016-03-28 14:20:56
im not burger only live with burger and u said: "Too much Abdullah here. So not in Sweden" so idk what are u talking about
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i dont know what im talking about
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understanding murican
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how is this not sorted out? jesus.
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rip pyth stickers
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Xizt MVP of tournament :D:D finally the beast is unleashed :D
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Visa issues lol, didnt he live there for like a year?
2016-03-27 23:02:24
That's the problem, maybe he fucked up his multi-entries visa after he lost hope in Winterfox and forgot to renew it or some shit, US are pretty strict about visa issues.
2016-03-27 23:04:46
yeah must have been something like this
2016-03-27 23:18:07
as a swede in the usa you dont even need visa. this situation doesnt make sense at all.
2016-03-27 23:20:45
LOL rly? Tell me more :D
2016-03-27 23:45:16
you actually dont need Visa as a swedish citizen to visit US
2016-03-27 23:51:33
he lived in Canada not in the US.. different visa..
2016-03-27 23:12:27
2016-03-27 23:02:28
i cant even believe it
2016-03-27 23:02:30
fast valve ! threat stickers legoooo !
2016-03-27 23:02:31
2016-03-27 23:02:33
Rest in Pyjamas
2016-03-27 23:02:34
2016-03-27 23:02:35
2016-03-27 23:02:36
2016-03-27 23:02:42
2016-03-27 23:02:44
2016-03-27 23:02:45
Pyth was shit anyways. Ez major NiP
2016-03-27 23:02:50
lately hes been playing amazing, so it really sucks for them :(
2016-03-28 00:50:27
2016-03-27 23:02:54
that's sad
2016-03-27 23:02:56
2016-03-27 23:03:00
He was good in 1.6 but I think he can play at least like pronax and still in-game lead better than him.
2016-03-28 11:07:21
2016-03-27 23:03:04
when was last time he played a serious match?
2016-03-27 23:03:07
pyth so GOOD
2016-03-27 23:03:13
Threat stickers then? :D:DDDD

Post edited 2016-03-27 23:03:40
2016-03-27 23:03:17
why would swede have visa issues (no swedistan yokes)
2016-03-27 23:03:18
Why not? How does being from the United Sweden Emirates would help him get a visa?
2016-03-27 23:06:11
well Swedish people don't need a visa to enter the U.S. to begin with, part of the visa waiver program...
2016-03-27 23:09:45
Just wait for Trump, actually it would be hilarious if none of the players from Europe got visas for a Major in America next time xDDDD
2016-03-27 23:13:51
only work for ppl in holidays, not for people in work
2016-03-30 12:52:46
Sweeden is the number 1 country in not need visa bullshit to travel between countries. And this happens, what?
2016-03-27 23:17:15
hahahaha rip
2016-03-27 23:03:20
2016-03-27 23:03:25
THREAT is actually good so I think he will do a great job :)
2016-03-27 23:03:29
2016-03-27 23:10:15
2016-03-27 23:03:34
USA best country to hold majors in!
2016-03-27 23:03:37
pyth no visa from last time working in the US ?
2016-03-27 23:03:37
Canada not US...
2016-03-27 23:13:12
if u have for the US i think u can travel to canada without visium (not sure about this)
2016-03-27 23:43:25
You can come to Canada for holiday, if you want to work here you need a work visa
2016-03-28 01:32:44
2016-03-27 23:03:37
2016-03-27 23:03:40
2016-03-27 23:03:51
holy shit
2016-03-27 23:03:52
this was the upgrade NiP needed
2016-03-27 23:03:56
Nip gonna be a real threat now xD
2016-03-27 23:37:35
lol a threat xDDD
2016-03-27 23:39:08
So this guy lives in the US for months and now he has visa issues? bullshit
2016-03-27 23:03:58
His three month period was up. He has to wait a while before he can renew his visa. Its these stupid orgs to blame to not go through a check list a month before and delaying everything till the end.
2016-03-27 23:07:49
indeed. To fuck this up as a Swede is beyond retarded. We don't even need a visa to begin with ffs, jesus
2016-03-27 23:10:47
Yap, Sweds don't even need visa to travel to USA; unless it's a work visa, which is the case.

Just go as a fucking tourist and there's no problem. lel
2016-03-27 23:21:06
So did gtr and f0rest need a visa as well? If they go to play CS it's considered work? Wtf pyth???
2016-03-28 10:19:07
Yeah, they do need a work visa, since it envolves getting paid and stuff.
But apparently there's new info and it's like, when dw and pyth left winterfox, they did it like, when they were supposed to come back to US to play, they put wrong answers on the work permit so it was denied and they couldn't come back (and then used it as an excuse to leave the team lel); now this is bitting him the ass :V
2016-03-28 13:23:29
Oh feck... Sounds like a plan by dewilwalk xD very typical that a small trick evolves into missing a 1million $ tournament!
2016-03-28 14:46:11
Wasm`t he staying in Canada? If I am not mistaken he did not live in the US.
2016-03-27 23:14:03
out in groups, thx me later
2016-03-27 23:04:06
so unlucky
2016-03-27 23:04:06
OMFG, nip out in groups unfortunately.
2016-03-27 23:04:09
2016-03-27 23:04:19
2016-03-27 23:04:26
2016-03-27 23:04:27
its so fucking sad, fucking america shitty visa
2016-03-27 23:04:27

he stayed in America for months and didn't renew visa.
2016-03-27 23:15:28
He stayed in Canada.
2016-03-27 23:24:52
2016-03-27 23:04:39
This is always a problem with US events. This is also why events should not be in the US. Visa issues ruins the scene.
2016-03-27 23:04:40
2016-03-27 23:04:40
Hey valve or someone else,dont organise majors in murica,thanks in advance.
2016-03-27 23:04:41
2016-03-27 23:07:38
2016-03-27 23:04:53
2016-03-27 23:04:56
2016-03-27 23:05:06
How can he get visa issues, didnt he live in USA not too long ago?
2016-03-27 23:05:06
2016-03-27 23:17:02
His tweet confirms that the story is bullshit with his VISA instead of visa...only way to make it more obvious was if he used quotes e.g. "visa" problems
2016-03-27 23:08:01
Thanks Obama
2016-03-27 23:05:10
nice maymay
2016-03-28 02:27:51
how does he have issues when he went and played for winterfox wtf lol
2016-03-27 23:05:13
He lived in Canada...
2016-03-27 23:15:40
He was just in NA a few months ago. L O L
2016-03-27 23:05:17
He was in canada and the event is in usa
2016-03-28 08:19:14
rip nip
2016-03-27 23:05:17
2016-03-27 23:05:30
2016-03-27 23:05:34
Oh my fucking god... I knew there would be some sort of problem with that damn baby face.
I hope the best for NiP, but it doesn't look very bright now.
2016-03-27 23:05:39
OMG :(
2016-03-27 23:05:44
[*] Maybe god is real human bean
2016-03-27 23:05:50
For the major he should change his name to noTHREAT

FlipSide to playoffs, grats on being a major team for the next next major
2016-03-27 23:05:54
mouz no f3 lol
2016-03-27 23:09:34
niko can't 1v3 a bo3
2016-03-27 23:10:31
mouz are gods at lan and who knows they were saving strats last weeks
2016-03-27 23:29:18
threat stickers yay!
2016-03-27 23:05:55
flipSid3 will win <3 :D :D
2016-03-27 23:06:28
2016-03-27 23:06:32
So, where's THREAT's sticker? xd
2016-03-27 23:06:34
2016-03-27 23:06:38
2016-03-27 23:06:46
2016-03-27 23:06:47
GG finally Threat will win a major
2016-03-27 23:06:59
Just when they got into amazing form. This happens...

Post edited 2016-03-27 23:07:18
2016-03-27 23:07:00
it was just too good to be true.. :(

I actually had hopes of them making semis.....
2016-03-27 23:56:39
2016-03-27 23:07:10
2016-03-27 23:07:14
oh damn
2016-03-27 23:07:20
They looked great the past games and pyth performing way better and then this :/
2016-03-27 23:07:21
why ? wtf
2016-03-27 23:07:26

guys chill this he is a god look at this
2016-03-27 23:07:29
yea he was but what about now? lol.
2016-03-27 23:10:53
check any frag movie about markeloff in 1.6
dude has played over 4k hours in csgo and is still bad.

theres no way they're gonna win with threat :D
2016-03-28 09:32:25
RIP fuking NIP :)
2016-03-27 23:07:58
Loooool, bb, nip
2016-03-27 23:08:09
hgahahhahah NiP to win Major hahahahhahahahahah

flusha: LG & NiP our biggest threats hahahhahaha
2016-03-27 23:08:12
Just as they were starting to play well together... ugh.
2016-03-27 23:08:14
is this a joke?
2016-03-27 23:08:18
this is an upgrade tbh
NiP to win major
2016-03-27 23:08:26
2016-03-27 23:09:00
2016-03-27 23:09:01
Shame for USA

Post edited 2016-03-27 23:09:27
2016-03-27 23:09:04
What is the problem America? Pyth is a celebrity (or B celeb at least). He's attending a huge tournament run by two very large companies (valve and mlg) and they can't get around to accepting his visa any faster?

I just can't fathom some of the things that the US does.
2016-03-27 23:09:07
Not giving anyone special treatment is essentially a good thing if you ask me. I obviously don't know the circumstances thoroughly, but the fault probably lies with him for not looking into the rules well enough.

Post edited 2016-03-28 16:34:27
2016-03-28 16:32:13
2016-03-27 23:09:21
Would still not be surprised if they beat Mouz/F3. Those teams always dissapoint on the Majors.

Although now's the time Mouz makes it out of the groups, hope they do it.

Sad for Pyth, US and VISA's :/
2016-03-27 23:09:22
inb4 NiP play like gods with threat as igl
2016-03-27 23:09:28
2016-03-27 23:09:31
threat sticker inc?
2016-03-27 23:09:32
This is Major on USA. RIP NIP
2016-03-27 23:09:37
ez for threat
2016-03-27 23:10:20
Dunno what is the joke, the major being played in NA or NiP not fixing this waaaaaaaay before, or atleast trying to predict a posible problem with visas in time.

Post edited 2016-03-27 23:10:53
2016-03-27 23:10:32
For over a month now, NiP have been trying to secure a visa permit for Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi
Don't they teach you to read in the favelas?
2016-03-27 23:12:27
''More to follow'' is what the thread had when I commented.
2016-03-27 23:13:21
I apologize, my friend.
2016-03-27 23:14:38
Pyth just ended his career
2016-03-27 23:10:35
fkin sux
nip are in great shape
2016-03-27 23:10:42
2016-03-27 23:10:44
threat is daddy
2016-03-27 23:10:44
2016-03-27 23:11:03
eto pizdec my friends

Post edited 2016-03-27 23:11:44
2016-03-27 23:11:10
how come they find out 2 days before the major?
2016-03-27 23:11:42
Orgs are retarded, they leave everything till the last moment. You have to personally spoon feed them.
2016-03-27 23:13:32
LMAO rip nip
2016-03-27 23:11:47
I still think they will do good, but won't have a chance of winning anymore.
2016-03-27 23:11:47
nip is rip
2016-03-27 23:11:58
watch them kick pyth after they do good in mlg
2016-03-27 23:12:02
what if this turn out to be true would be awesome :D
2016-03-27 23:14:48
2016-03-27 23:12:13
You have to spoon feed these orgs to make them fix all visa issues and not leave it for the last second.
2016-03-27 23:12:24
rip dream
2016-03-27 23:12:31
fucking embarassing by NiP as an orga.

fuck them
2016-03-27 23:12:39
I really don't like lans on the USA for this reason... since 1.6 we've seen this visa shit affecting lots of teams.
2016-03-27 23:12:40
yeah retarded monkeys can't figure out how to get a visa
2016-03-28 07:40:55
Wow. There goes the dream for NiP I guess.
2016-03-27 23:12:40
rip nip hype
2016-03-27 23:12:44
RIP NIP, no chances
2016-03-27 23:12:45
So he don't have a VISA? Does Mastercard work? He can borrow my Mastercard.
2016-03-27 23:12:47
NA Kappa
2016-03-27 23:12:50
gl NiP, gl threat
2016-03-27 23:12:51
"visa issues"

-NA is best host
2016-03-27 23:12:58
|--| TRUMP WALL |--|
2016-03-27 23:15:29
Pyth a.k.a babyface was a chicken and didn't feel ready to attend a major with NiP.

Proof that he didn't need a VISA at all: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CelXYRkWQAE3KvO.jpg
2016-03-27 23:13:05
This shit is fishy as hell.
2016-03-27 23:17:59
Indeed. The ONLY reason why he got denied would be if he has a criminal record.. which I doubt.. but who knows.
2016-03-27 23:19:36
Read that line about overstaying again
2016-03-27 23:29:09
He was in Canada though
2016-03-27 23:41:32
You don't need a visa to go to USA as a tourist if you're Sweedish, its true.

BUT, if its a work permit (or whatever it's called) it works differently , you can for x amount of months and then you need to come back and then renew it after some time. He used his time at winterfox and he doenst have the "work visa" available again yet. Why can he not just go as a tourist and then play I have no idea...
2016-03-27 23:24:56
I don't know either. He is staying there for a few days, why the fuck didn't they just get him a tourist visa? lol.
2016-03-28 09:33:57
Because he doesnt just stay there a few days, he gets paid for it. As in.. you know.. work.
2016-03-28 10:58:23
fuck this shit
2016-03-27 23:13:15
2016-03-27 23:13:17
2016-03-27 23:13:29
orgs should have this shit ironed out--what point is there to having a manager if they can't do basic shit like this for you. Mongolz had an excuse but NiP have none
2016-03-27 23:13:29
It is still not confirmed yet.

"We have over the last weeks been in discussions with the Embassy of The United States in Stockholm to acquire a visa for our player Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi. The process has taken longer than expected and we have been told by the Embassy the visa will be issued during next week. The consequences of the delay leads to a late arrival of Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi to Columbus.

We have throughout the last week been in dialogue with Major League Gaming and Valve, where we have proposed different solutions. One of the proposed solutions is to start the tournament with THREAT and replacing him with pyth, when the visa is issued and he is eligible for travel. We are awaiting a final decision from Valve and MLG on the matter."
2016-03-27 23:13:32
Read the article again..
Fuck MLG and Valve.
2016-03-27 23:19:04
I could understand Mongols being barred a visa but now the Sweedes too lol.
2016-03-27 23:13:36
No more majors in this shitty ass country please
2016-03-27 23:13:50
imagine if they win the major, what the fuck is pyth gonna do, he gon git fired.
2016-03-27 23:13:56
THREAT-stickers = IBP value
2016-03-27 23:13:58
I think they dont add his stickers until Tuesday
2016-03-27 23:35:04
LMAO, nice job NA!! always visa problems
2016-03-27 23:14:15
2016-03-27 23:14:23
Why didn't they secure all visa issues weeks before a MILLION DOLLAR tournament???
2016-03-27 23:14:59
well they did try for weeks according to the article
2016-03-27 23:15:36
2016-03-27 23:15:06
sad rip NiP magic
2016-03-27 23:15:09
sucks, wanted pyth on lan :(
2016-03-27 23:15:11
2016-03-27 23:15:12
2016-03-27 23:15:19
Tell him to go to Mexico and then walk across the southern border - WIN
2016-03-27 23:15:20
2016-03-27 23:15:44
inb4 NiP win the major and THREAT mvp.
2016-03-27 23:15:49
Why do they have visa issues, isn't Sweden part of ESTA?

Post edited 2016-03-27 23:16:19
2016-03-27 23:16:03
Sweden is part of the Visa Waiver program, it must have something to do with his previous stay and the kind of visa he had then

Post edited 2016-03-27 23:17:12
2016-03-27 23:16:51
I see. Thanks for the reply. I also read all other new comments, it's also possible ESTA does not suffice for taking part in a tournament, though ESTA says it's also for "business". It's all a bit unclear, the only one that could give details is pyth...
2016-03-29 19:31:32
Yeah would be interesting to know the real reasons behind the problem
2016-03-29 21:30:22
Is it a first time in history that a player misses a major due to visa problems? If so, rip NA, good job.
2016-03-27 23:16:13
nice major on NA
2016-03-27 23:16:23
imagine now threat to play better than pyth :D
2016-03-27 23:16:25
major on USA? never again, please.
2016-03-27 23:16:32
I hate my country sometimes...
2016-03-27 23:16:35
He probably played for luminosity with tourist visa and that expired and he stayed in US with it. YOU DON'T FUCK AROUND WITH US IMMIGRATION.
2016-03-27 23:16:36

do u have to apply for visa to visit US? When u are swedish person.
2016-03-27 23:16:45
I think pyth had an expired visa from the last time, so he has to wait a while till reapplying?

Post edited 2016-03-27 23:21:49
2016-03-27 23:19:06
lol, ofc no need. For 1 month i guess.
2016-03-27 23:19:48
early April's fool?
2016-03-27 23:16:59
pyth face and brain problems
2016-03-27 23:17:02
rip nip, going home after the groupstage
2016-03-27 23:17:35
This should be literally the last tournament in US, it's getting fucking ridiculous
2016-03-27 23:17:38
2016-03-27 23:19:06
+1000 totally agree with you.
2016-03-27 23:19:41

this is seriously embarrassing for my country... I'm sorry my euro friends :(
2016-03-27 23:35:09
+1 should be in Jakarta instead
2016-03-28 00:30:51
2016-03-28 11:21:37
2016-03-28 14:27:54
Threat stickers plsssss
2016-03-27 23:17:40
2016-03-27 23:17:42
omg fuck murica and its paranoia
2016-03-27 23:18:03
why 3 days before the event visa issues i mean u knew u are going to this tournament since like 4 months :o
2016-03-27 23:18:15
"For over a month now, NiP have been trying to secure a visa permit for Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi, but successive requests from the U.S. embassy in Stockholm have made it impossible for the player to be able to travel before Tuesday"

Read the first paragrpah of the article
2016-03-27 23:19:37
shiit, i was looking forward to see nip in their best shape, it might be difficult now
2016-03-27 23:18:32
thats really unfortunate, nip has been doing good lately..
2016-03-27 23:18:35
they had 3 fucking months to get a visa, wtf
2016-03-27 23:18:55
say thanks to US gov
2016-03-27 23:33:56
bring fiffy as 5th, ez major
2016-03-27 23:19:51
all these fuckers blaming NA because pyth wasnt able to travel to usa, well guess what, its his own fucking problem, how can other players pass the visa requirements and pyth couldnt. i mean its even harder for players to come to usa from cis region so how come its usa`s fault?
btw threat being literally INGAME will be better for their team, but the overall raw power has decreased. if other 4 players will step up they can still do damage considering threat should know all of pyth`s roles in different maps
2016-03-27 23:20:06
just wait untill trump rules this country
no one will ever get a visa again if hes not murican
2016-03-27 23:20:48
threat sticker or pyth sticker?
2016-03-27 23:21:03
yeah i was wondering as well if they are going to add one more or what (cause withdrawing an already existing item from the market is quite hard, considering there are people owning pyth`s stickers)

Post edited 2016-03-27 23:26:33
2016-03-27 23:23:02
cant they just retexture it to threat? kinda like the howl?
2016-03-28 01:09:53
not sure about the howl but maybe other skin that has been retextured griffin m4a4 ?
2016-03-28 15:42:50
WTF pyth, how can pyth has major stickers?

Post edited 2016-03-27 23:21:37
2016-03-27 23:21:08
!pov pyth
2016-03-27 23:21:25
USA Majors... pfff.
2016-03-27 23:21:29
rip nip
2016-03-27 23:21:51
2016-03-27 23:22:05
2016-03-27 23:22:09
2016-03-27 23:22:14
Rly na
2016-03-27 23:22:27
2016-03-27 23:22:34
bring more muslims
2016-03-27 23:22:39

ez mooooney
2016-03-27 23:22:41
They looked good and now this
2016-03-27 23:22:42
2016-03-27 23:22:55
ahahahhahahha rest in peace nip
2016-03-27 23:22:59
USA Major EleGiggle
2016-03-27 23:23:00
pyth replaced by a fucking coach, isn't that hilarious. On a serious note, you fucked up NiP - once again.
2016-03-27 23:23:14
threat > pyth
2016-03-27 23:23:34
a bit lame of valve/mlg to not let pyth play playoffs if they would reach them..
2016-03-27 23:24:01
How can you have visa problems from sweden, you don't need a visa to enter the US???
2016-03-27 23:24:04
Yes you do
2016-03-27 23:24:30
No, you don't. You need a travel authorization (ESTA), but that is not a visa (it's issued by the DHS and not USCIS).
2016-03-27 23:28:34
Probably because of previous problems when he was playing for LG and "working" in the U.S. I'm not sure if players can travel to the U.S with the usual ESTA since they are "working" in the U.S but I don't think that it's a coincidence that it is pyth having these problems when he's the only one who's been employed by an org operating out of the U.S previously.
2016-03-27 23:27:10
inb4 threat topfrags every game, nip win major, and pyth is kicked
2016-03-27 23:24:23
Maybe i should have waited little bit longer before i filled out the pickem chalenge fuck.
2016-03-27 23:24:23
How many players couldn't play the major or a qualifier because it's in NA ?

At least 8 already, pyth + the entire Mongolz team + 2 players for Team YP...

It's really really bad.
2016-03-27 23:24:32
visas for swedish citizens? wtf Murica?
2016-03-27 23:25:03
thats pathetic who ever made the mistake...
USA, pyth or nip, this is too sad to be true :(

Post edited 2016-03-27 23:25:50
2016-03-27 23:25:18

F3 and Lumo make it out of Groups
2016-03-27 23:25:35
Majors in NA they said.. will be good they said..
2016-03-27 23:25:54
This have always been the problem with tournaments outside of europe,

So fucking sad when a guy who have had this dream for so long misses it beacuse of visa.

Mongolz TeamYP and now NIP its gonna be more in the future too. I think valve has to sit down and think about it.

Post edited 2016-03-27 23:27:30
2016-03-27 23:26:31
Don't worry, soon nobody will be allowed in EU either
2016-03-27 23:36:33
still gonna win
2016-03-27 23:27:35
Great view, soon in Landskrona for bootcamp with the team!

Waiting for my flight, prayers for Brussels right now

What the hell did he do on the bootcamp to get kicked?
2016-03-27 23:29:05

2016-03-27 23:30:47
This is basically why you shouldn't host a major in the US.
2016-03-27 23:29:25
No f*cking way
2016-03-27 23:29:37
Fucking america is full of niggers and they can't accept a swede going for a competition. Fuck this shit country
2016-03-27 23:29:38
"For over a month now, NiP have been trying to secure a visa permit for Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi"

WHY THEY DONT GET SCHNEIDER,TWIST EVEN PRONAX stand in ? lmao nip org is shit
2016-03-27 23:29:51
How retarded are you? Do you think the substitution of players goes so easy that you can pick a random dude from the street to play for you?
2016-03-27 23:32:47
Oh i wonder why teams practice for 1 month before majors? I guess they are practicing strats or something.

Hmm pyth cant play, should we use the guy who figured out all the strats and now them the best or should we use the guy who plays on an entire different team and have 0 idea about or plan for the major?
2016-03-28 00:28:38
don't know if u've seen threat playing while he was playing for team acer with KHRYTSTAL but he's still pretty decent. pronax wouldn't be better in terms of firepower

Post edited 2016-03-28 00:39:28
2016-03-28 00:37:54
swim to the pontoon to America, they love refugees
2016-03-27 23:30:55
2016-03-27 23:31:35
its not the fault of NIP, MLG or Valve its just the paranoid US gov

such a shame, nip was doing so good the last weeks, they really had the potential...

vote 4 Majors only in Europe
2016-03-27 23:32:40
even russia/asia would be better lol
2016-03-27 23:39:50
Not our fault were not retarded and just dont allow muslims and refugees to flow over our borders. We have mexico to deal with already so people flying over and in isnt happening germanistan
2016-03-27 23:50:16
Hahahahaha, you're hilarious.

How do you explain all the shootings @ schools? Do you blame muslims? No, just typical murican locals on a normal day in US.

And correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't a jihad couple commit a suicidebombing not so long ago? On US soil?
2016-03-27 23:53:56
Same thing as stabbing and muggings in EU countries. There will always be violence. Just going to be honest with you though but USA does suck balls now more than ever. Hopefully stuff gets figured out soon enough. Sorry about being an ass Take care
2016-03-28 00:05:16
You're excused, enjoy the major.
2016-03-28 00:06:28
2016-03-27 23:32:51
I am crying The whole Night now..FAK WHY NIP
2016-03-27 23:32:58
LOL this is like fnatic ex-1.6 roster except friburger
2016-03-27 23:33:06
Jesus Christ...
2016-03-27 23:33:21
2016-03-27 23:33:22


2016-03-27 23:33:41
2016-03-27 23:34:05
2016-03-27 23:34:58
rip nip
2016-03-27 23:34:59
-nip sorry(((
2016-03-27 23:35:01
2016-03-27 23:35:39
Sad pyth cant play, but damn it will be great to see threat compete again, now all I ask for is a THREAT sticker. MAKE IT HAPPEN!
2016-03-27 23:35:55
visa problems ? i call it bullshit
2016-03-27 23:36:37
yeah, US governament is paranoid.
2016-03-28 00:31:23
lol tell me something new
2016-03-28 00:35:59
If it's true then fuck that fucking shit country.
2016-03-27 23:38:06
LG made pyth stay for too long and it's biting him in the ass... #LGLOYAL
2016-03-27 23:38:22
2016-03-27 23:38:27
major in NA instead of Katowice. GJ !
2016-03-27 23:38:38
L o l
notlegel pyth with sheeps in car
2016-03-27 23:39:00
"NiP will take Major"
2016-03-27 23:39:19

Post edited 2016-03-27 23:42:55
2016-03-27 23:39:43
Now that I think about it, perhaps he received paychecks from Luminosity during his time in Canada, filed for a US tax return, and was flagged (tourists shouldn't be getting paychecks during their stays) since he was probably staying as a tourist during that time. Now when he applies for the visa waiver under ESTA, it may appear that he's 'worked' for a USA company (luminosity is, I believe, an American org) while staying as a tourist under the waiver program

tbh I don't see EU players signing onto American teams very much in the future as this will probably continue to be an issue. Getting an H1B to work here legitimately is very hard

EDIT: Luminosity gaming is apparently a Canadian org, but I'd imagine the reasoning still applies

Post edited 2016-03-27 23:41:16
2016-03-27 23:40:04

ohh wait a minute BOT PYTH REPLACED EZ 4 NIP
2016-03-27 23:40:34
Pyth maybe you should let ur mom take care of ur shit again.
2016-03-27 23:41:06
yo threat was a monster on 1.6, sad for pyth, but i think it could be interesting to see this line up.
2016-03-27 23:41:20
1st april is on friday. FAK
2016-03-27 23:41:25
Well, f*ck my life. Just minutes after I placed $100 bet on them to win the whole thing (14.00 odds if you're wondering why).

And no, not virtual pretend money.
2016-03-27 23:41:45
it's ok mate, they would still lose it most likely
2016-03-27 23:47:40
With a good bracket they could've had a chance if you ask me. They're having no problems against Astralis, and is pretty much the only team that can beat fnatic.

If they're facing LG or Na'Vi in quarters or semis I'm not that confident though.
2016-03-27 23:53:52
I like your thinking actualy
+ that odds make it worth
2016-03-27 23:56:20

Astralis not only team able to beat fnatic.

Luminosity fnatics biggest threat
2016-03-28 05:05:59
I said NiP is fnatics biggest threats, probably together with Luminosity.

I wasn't talking about fnatic, if you didn't catch that.
2016-03-28 10:26:32
2016-03-28 12:41:46
2016-03-28 17:45:32
ok, wtf?
2016-03-27 23:42:44
2016-03-27 23:42:55
ez flipside
2016-03-27 23:43:19
What if Pyth lied to get his nice toasty sticker money? :o
I mean his stickers went from 30 cent to 2.5 eur now
2016-03-27 23:44:22
2016-03-27 23:53:36
its understandable considering pyth is from a muslim country
2016-03-27 23:44:36
2016-03-27 23:46:35
typical onliner.
2016-03-27 23:46:40
Would be awesome if they let Threat sign a autograph sticker :D and place it in the NIP "Capsule"
2016-03-27 23:46:41
USA major, what a fucking joke.
2016-03-27 23:46:43
there goes the nip dream..
2016-03-27 23:47:25
never ever make a fucking major in the usa again
2016-03-27 23:47:26

lmao, this was their golden chance
2016-03-27 23:47:46
wtf man... this is unbeliveable... a fcking shame
2016-03-27 23:48:24
No Majors in NA again please...
2016-03-27 23:49:58
Oh boy NIP will be fucked like Mia Khalifa
2016-03-27 23:49:59
lol rip pyth, faster than expected.
2016-03-27 23:50:42
i don't understand why he would need a work visa to visit for a few days? wouldn't a passport be sufficient?
2016-03-27 23:50:58
"NiP have proposed that Pers plays for the team until Mourujärvi is able to travel, but Valve and MLG are unwilling to accept this suggestion, claiming that a roster cannot be changed halfway through the Major."

Where did you find this information?
According to NiP themselves:
"We are awaiting a final decision from Valve and MLG on the matter."

2016-03-27 23:51:43
MIRAA often has privileged inside information.
2016-03-27 23:54:07
Sounds incredibly sketchy to write a report based on 1 unofficial source.

Especially when the official source contradicts it.

Post edited 2016-03-27 23:57:47
2016-03-27 23:57:22
inb4 the title of the news is added with *
2016-03-28 13:28:11
rip nip
2016-03-27 23:52:26
I am already in love with this major :D
2016-03-27 23:52:49
oh my god. what a joke ffs
2016-03-27 23:52:50
2016-03-27 23:53:02
Gg, i've betted my life on NIP matches during mlg. gg.

Post edited 2016-03-27 23:53:13
2016-03-27 23:53:05
damn, poor nip
2016-03-27 23:53:30
actually an upgrade, btw sounds legit , a visa problem from SWE to USA
2016-03-27 23:53:38
It's not that he didn't get one, it just got delayed.
2016-03-27 23:58:31
This is just BS.....
2016-03-27 23:53:48
2016-03-27 23:55:30
Who is nonamer?
2016-03-27 23:59:15
gg nip,
nobody can stop fnatic now
2016-03-27 23:56:21
NA teams afraid of pyth, knowing he played in NA before Kappa
2016-03-27 23:57:55
This most likely means that Mourujärvi experienced problems during his previous stay in the country, when he played for Luminosity.

explains it all, 80% didnt read the whole article, since Swedish ppl usually travel without visas to US, pyth probably overstayed his past stay or caused some other problems
2016-03-27 23:59:29
He couldn't have been there visa-free, otherwise LG wouldn't be able to employ him, so overstaying on VWP is out of question, and I can't really imagine a chubby CS kid committing a felony. Something is fishy here.
2016-03-28 00:42:58
WOW now nip have a real chance, GL!
2016-03-27 23:59:31
ERM!? What about Liquid! Bring hoosta back! Forced to play with adreN ffs
2016-03-28 00:00:07
USA 3rd world country
2016-03-28 00:00:18
2016-03-28 00:02:32
Threat stickers would be better than pyth stickers

And lol at all this guys saying rip nip because of this when it was already rip nip since they signed pyth
2016-03-28 00:03:02
2016-03-28 00:03:04
This tournament will be great for NIP, no worries because THREAT is so experienced player.

For everytime; THREAT > pyth
2016-03-28 00:05:12
in the past yes .. but now is he can still perform on that level ?

not sure if he's practicing enough.. hope we'll see best performance by him and gl to NiP hope they will reach semi or final in mlg :) favourite team ever.
2016-03-28 00:08:05
"favourite team ever" +1

Mate; these kind of players are always good players. For example ioRek from France. He was stand-in for some matches in his team and he played great. Even some viewers said; "He must to play, he is soooo good!"

If kanarko or masalito comes to E-frag; i know that they will show their best performances too...

My eyes will be on him, i hope he will show his "core" to everyone :)
2016-03-28 00:11:16
+ NiP's main problems has always been tactics and plays. Aim duells are not a problem for them now since Xist is releaved of IGLing and f0rest, GT and friberg have been on point lately. Might actually be more comfortable for THREAT to call while ingame, getting a more real feeling for the other teams strats.
2016-03-28 00:37:48
Good thyinking i hope so
2016-03-28 05:15:18
hope you're right mate :)
2016-03-28 01:17:46
everyone is thinking that nip will play worse without pyth, but they actually will play better
2016-03-28 00:27:10
2016-03-28 00:34:43
2016-03-28 00:05:38
ahahahh RIP NIP XD
2016-03-28 00:09:22
2016-03-28 00:09:46
2016-03-28 00:10:23
2016-03-28 00:11:21
threat is amazing, but i think this is bad news for NiP. Yeah, they have good iGl but however. pyth is amazing aimer. :S
2016-03-28 00:11:47
in which world is pyth amazing aimer ? xD
2016-03-28 16:37:14
he is? i mean, for sure better aimer then threat.
2016-03-28 16:58:51
they dont care what all of you are saying, it is bussiness ;)
2016-03-28 00:12:46
I hope that this is the last major hosted in NA..
Pyth even played there for a while, wtf??

yet this can actually end up being a good thing for NiP, Xizt can actually focus on fragging (and he can be a beast) and threat can take care of the IGLing
2016-03-28 00:12:55
last major? this is the first and hopefully last.
2016-03-28 00:19:40
2016-03-28 00:12:59
2016-03-28 00:15:35
So many comments...
2016-03-28 00:16:04
So the errogant little shit waits till now to tell us so he still gets sticker money!? What a selfish prick...
2016-03-28 00:16:09
ISIS phyt confiirmed
2016-03-28 00:18:11
Them pyth sticker prices
2016-03-28 00:19:20
i hate when Major's give to NA ! First is Mongolz second is Pyth ! that was awesome
2016-03-28 00:19:24
I was looking forward to see nip :(
Please no more majors in this paranoid country...
2016-03-28 00:20:20
2016-03-28 00:21:36
well rip Nip dreams, i really thought they could win this..
2016-03-28 00:23:49
NOW nip is going to win this major
2016-03-28 00:26:19
"NiP's other players, as well as team coach Björn "THREAT" Pers, are already flying to Columbus, and it will be the 27-year-old, formerly of Team Acer, filling in for Mourujärvi in the tournament."

[*] team acer :<
2016-03-28 00:27:20
This doesn't have to be a problem, the team basically played 4v5 for more than a year.

2016-03-28 00:27:46
But now it's 3v5...
2016-03-28 10:28:30
Xizt not in-game leading=mad fragging and friburg has been stepping up this year
2016-03-28 11:22:29
fnatic 2010 ezpz
2016-03-28 00:27:48
2016-03-28 00:27:59
thats why you dont make event liek these in US.
2016-03-28 00:29:00
NiP could take a risk and forfeit the match against f3. Then play other day with pyth. Would be so much pressure against mouz of bo1.
2016-03-28 00:29:14
Why the fuck would they forfeit a match?
2016-03-28 00:44:06
Actually a very interesting strategy.
2016-03-28 01:45:51
"na major best major"
2016-03-28 00:29:52
2016-03-28 00:30:49
2016-03-28 00:32:55

2016-03-28 00:34:19
inb4 threat 40 bombs every game
2016-03-28 00:34:39
am i the only one confused by this article?

..Valve and MLG are unwilling to accept this suggestion, claiming that a roster cannot be changed halfway through the Major.

..even if Mourujärvi manages to get a visa permit and arrives in Columbus before Wednesday's matches, he will most likely only act as a coach for the team at the event.

so .. why is the article talking about threat standing in for pyth if it then states that threat cannot be a stand-in because roster changes are not allowed?
2016-03-28 00:34:44
no they mean after the threat standin they won't let them change roster to incorporate pyth instead
2016-03-28 00:36:19
ah right i got confused with the names. thanks
2016-03-28 00:37:11
UK logic ^
2016-03-28 06:04:56
nope just a simple misread. don't bring country into this when you are from lithuania pls
2016-03-29 01:28:34
Fucking stupid shit.... why have a major in na? Just because its gonna be epic and that valve is gonna make millions of dollars... wtfffff
2016-03-28 00:35:05
So, a fat white kid from Sweden with a history of visiting the US, who is bound by contract to a high profile e-sports organization with a high monthly salary was denied visa free entrance to the USA via VWP? I call bullshit, somebody here is lying.
2016-03-28 00:35:20
pyth welcome to gantanamo :))
2016-03-28 00:35:29
2016-03-28 00:36:59
w0at dis gon b sumthin i b tellin yall dat
2016-03-28 00:37:06
You've known the date for awhile now and if im not mistaken NiP has known they were attending the major since the announcement with them being a Legendary Team. So why would you not start to file for your visa the first chance you got instead of probably waiting like a dumb kid till the last second and now missing out on a historic Major. Honestly just stupid or my theory they want to kick pyth sabotaged his visa therefore forcing him to miss the major and play with threat instead end up winning the major and kicking pyth all together. Just let him stay on to get his sticker money BOOOOOOOOOOYAAAAAAAAAAA
2016-03-28 00:38:17
"For over a month now, NiP have been trying to secure a visa permit for Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi, but successive requests from the U.S. embassy in Stockholm have made it impossible for the player to be able to travel before Tuesday."

"For over a month now"

2016-03-28 00:43:27
thats why it was all a setup by NiP so they can have threat play instead of pyth lol
2016-03-28 01:19:31

2016-03-28 00:38:49
threat was playing not so long ago with khrystyal spitire wenton & slap for team acer.
2016-03-28 00:45:39
I feel bad even though I shouldn't. RIP Pyth major dream :c
2016-03-28 00:39:42
Psycologicaly this will reveal the pressure of nip and they might even play better
2016-03-28 00:41:17
2016-03-28 00:41:44
Threat stickers pls
2016-03-28 00:42:01
meh, wanted mouz and nip to make it out of the group.

Post edited 2016-03-28 00:44:02
2016-03-28 00:42:25
lessons learned. never try a major in US
2016-03-28 00:45:13
2016-03-28 00:46:14
Having a swedish passport (in the top 5 of most powerful passports ) and not being able to get to US , pyth must have really fcked his last stay in US .
2016-03-28 00:48:49
2016-03-28 00:52:38
2016-03-28 00:53:52

ayy lmao
2016-03-28 01:07:22
Flusha said that NiP is threat and now threat is playing in NiP.

He might also have his dirty hands in this visa thing.
2016-03-28 00:55:26
Illuminati cunfirmed
2016-03-28 14:57:36
Please, no more Majors in this shithole.
2016-03-28 00:58:07
Alright, so can we now never have a major in the US again? First the entire team of The Mongolz is not allowed to play the qualifier due to visa issues, and the same applied to 2 of the YP players, and now a player for one of the biggest CS orgs?

Fuck NA majors.
2016-03-28 00:58:36
i dont like having a major in na because all the viewers are european and it's shit times for them, but you have to be incredibly fucking stupid to not fill out a visa properly.

also, swedes are allowed to travel to us freely, so pyth probably overstayed on his old visa or did something stupid
2016-03-28 01:06:38
Not all the viewers are euros buttercup
2016-03-28 03:42:44
A very large majority are. Just online games with eu teams in eu times get 100-120k (englando + ruski) viewers while na maxes at about 35k
2016-03-28 04:25:18
-pyth inc. becuase they can't attend majors with him rip [*]
2016-03-28 00:58:51
This is actually pretty good, since pyth haven't played that well lately.

Said another way, he have su*ked a little bit of d*ck compared to what was expected of him.
2016-03-28 01:01:38
lol the roles of the team were pretty much fucked upa nd you say its a good thing?you dont "change" a playstyle like that with a player that never played cs:go at a high level
2016-03-28 01:23:24
It's fine, Threat have been their coach since Pyth joined the team, he knows his role.

And honestly, Pyth is far from being a decent player at a top team, so it probably won't change much.
2016-03-28 21:12:59
damn, they had a chance to go through, now they are fucked up !!
2016-03-28 01:06:31
gl threat
2016-03-28 01:06:42
basic murica
2016-03-28 01:08:06
heaton said that pyth got into a bar fight on twitter .
swedes can correct me
2016-03-28 01:12:33
Standar retard Na... Bs
2016-03-28 01:17:14

Post edited 2016-03-28 01:19:04
2016-03-28 01:17:33
wtf no chance on playoffs now
2016-03-28 01:18:00
much unbelievable
2016-03-28 01:25:24
last major in usa
2016-03-28 01:25:45
they just can play with 4 members against F3, I'm sure they will loss, but they'll can play with the full squad and reach final without winning the 1st match
2016-03-28 01:26:07
poor pyth. is THREAT any good at fragging?
2016-03-28 01:28:29
used to be a decent player in 1.6 not sure if hes any good at csgo
2016-03-28 01:36:46
2016-03-28 02:36:32
rip nip
2016-03-28 01:32:44
yea right i call bs
2016-03-28 01:34:30
rip nip 2015
2016-03-28 01:36:00
Pyth hit a cop by accident with his rentalcar last time he was in the us. now he cant go back after telling a strat wich included "kill the northamerican in appartments"....

No kappa
2016-03-28 01:36:31
sad for NiP
2016-03-28 01:37:43
I really hope, that there will never again a major tournament in the U, S & A
2016-03-28 01:38:24
inb4 april fools
2016-03-28 01:40:40
These roster rules that Valve have in place for minors/majors are kinda stupid. I understand that Valve don't want rosters to be changed so close to the major but please for fuck's sake let teams register a sub before the tournament who could act as an standin in case of injury or visa problems etc.

And also the rule is kinda dumb, I mean what are NiP gonna do now? Would Valve seriously want to disqualify NiP instead of letting them play with their coach?

Valve needs to re think their roster rules both for the majors and minors.
2016-03-28 01:41:10

but u know, stupid muricans always stupid
2016-03-28 01:59:43
they r gonna let them play with their coach but if they do they gotta do it with him the entire tourney

and what u rly believed valve gave a fuck about the scene? lol
2016-03-28 02:00:02
murica sux
2016-03-28 01:46:08
Hard luck for Pyth.
2016-03-28 01:48:14
and who's gonna coaching now?
2016-03-28 01:48:15
he is igl and coach nub
2016-03-28 05:35:18
2016-03-28 01:54:38
Probably because his name looks like a "Mohammad" typo.

Standard thick Americans.
2016-03-28 01:57:26
2016-03-28 01:57:46
more like no_threat am i rite xddddddddd
2016-03-28 01:57:52
2016-03-28 01:58:28
So...16-0 incoming :v
2016-03-28 02:00:52
To the nip side
2016-03-28 02:11:44
I think friberg will still be last on the scoreboard every game, who's with me?

Post edited 2016-03-28 02:07:39
2016-03-28 02:07:13
Now it will be easy, cmon, f0rest and Get right will play like a gods :) friberg will be so angry because pyth cant play and he will destroy favelas :D, nil win major and beat navi 2-0
2016-03-28 02:12:33
nil will maybe win but Nip wont
2016-03-28 16:43:10
ahaha xD just a fail :)
2016-03-28 17:57:42
2016-03-28 18:10:59
top KEK
2016-03-28 02:16:28
the dream is over
2016-03-28 02:21:36
"visa problems"
2016-03-28 02:25:16
now Europeans get that feeling Asian teams always get

dreams are crushed all the time
2016-03-28 02:27:34
they let in all the pedros and mohammeds but won't let a pasty swede into the country.

n1 americana
2016-03-28 02:28:06
you guys are mad now, just wait until trump is president. none of you faggots will step foot here.

2016-03-28 02:28:48
why not delpan? i hate nip....
2016-03-28 02:30:16
2016-03-28 02:31:10
THREAT is good player, i think they will do good anyways
2016-03-28 02:36:10
Reason why Pyth has had trouble.
2016-03-28 02:48:33
Most epic LAN dodge
2016-03-28 02:49:35
joelz would be proud of this one
2016-03-28 03:17:53
2016-03-28 11:46:04
poor guy
2016-03-28 02:52:16
2016-03-28 02:53:46
Fucking nice
2016-03-28 02:55:42
wtf usa ..
2016-03-28 02:59:07
controbanned pyth sticker heard it here first cunts
2016-03-28 03:01:42
How U.S.declined pyth's visa. He stayed in U.S for 1 year smth kile that wtf murica?
2016-03-28 03:10:02
They did not decline his visa. The visa is just delayed.
2016-03-28 03:33:14
Funny if threat is amazing, they win 2nd major and kick pyth after
2016-03-28 03:24:15
Imagine the people who picked pyth on their fantasy team (not that anyone smart would do that). I wonder if valve will allow a repick and if they'll give threat a signiture sticker
2016-03-28 03:24:28
who the fuck cares about that...cs nowadays srsly LOL

fantasy team topkek
2016-03-28 03:45:36
NiP fans and little kids who think pyth are the best, retards who want a virtual badge to show off to their friends, sticker investors etc.
2016-03-28 08:16:57
2016-03-28 03:25:57
Rip nip threat rating 0.8
2016-03-28 03:29:12
NiP will finally go out in the group stages of a major. KEK
2016-03-28 03:29:17
well pyth is shit anyway so it might be better
2016-03-28 03:43:28
2016-03-28 16:44:39
2016-03-28 03:47:43
2016-03-28 03:49:49
2016-03-28 03:54:47
srsly, no?
srsly, no?
srsly, no?

illuminati confirmed.
2016-03-28 03:56:22
almost all 1.6 pros Kreygasm
2016-03-28 04:03:17
pls no more tournaments in the US, it just sucks balls when so many players get visa troubles
2016-03-28 04:04:10
1, so many... and it's his own fault LOL
2016-03-28 07:42:02
Don't forget TheMongolz @ MLG quailifier
2016-03-28 07:50:48
Russians ukranians and chinese as well.
2016-03-28 07:58:20

Everyone faces problems getting into the US.
2016-03-28 07:57:32
19 so far.
2016-03-28 08:47:55
nip top 1 again

threat <3
2016-03-28 04:21:05
no more majors in NA!!! NA CS = bullshit. let them have major in NA if at least 1 na team go through finals! only then we can talk about majors in US

Post edited 2016-03-28 04:25:05
2016-03-28 04:24:23
What does NA teams doing well have to do with where a major is located? Honestly it should be more about expanding CSGO into new markets, not putting it where the best teams are. Which would be Sweden pretty much.
2016-03-28 09:26:56
nt America
2016-03-28 04:28:56
NiP win and pyth gets replaced by threat. calling it fam.
2016-03-28 04:43:57
holy shit visas are fucking retarded.
i just wanna watch some good cs not the rebirth of fifflaren

Post edited 2016-03-28 04:47:39
2016-03-28 04:47:07
2016-03-28 07:01:13
president trump banning muslims rofl
2016-03-28 04:48:24
pyth is a criminal. typical swedes -.-
2016-03-28 05:07:49
threat is better than pyth :D if he finds the force he will carry :D so no dont make a tears yet
2016-03-28 05:15:43

Post edited 2016-03-28 05:21:35
2016-03-28 05:21:06
nice USA well done
2016-03-28 05:26:22
USA lighten up please we want to watch csgo
2016-03-28 05:37:59
nt nip
2016-03-28 05:52:26
2016-03-28 05:54:07
that's what happens when you sell your soul to the devil..
2016-03-28 05:54:08
2016-03-28 06:16:09
ez for Threat
2016-03-28 06:48:51
hip-hip HOORAY for a fckng Murica & this whole VISA Sh3t.
2016-03-28 06:53:15
lol n1
2016-03-28 06:54:34
wtf sweden citizens don`t need visas for US

he must be banned from traveling to US :))))))) hahahah rekt
2016-03-28 07:00:37
I don't understand how this can even be possible
2016-03-28 07:11:03
Our biggest thread is thread kappa
2016-03-28 07:12:27
this is the dream
2016-03-28 07:13:38
lolololol R I P NiP
2016-03-28 07:18:45
Why not just get one of the anicent players?
2016-03-28 07:35:09
this. or someone from the US. I mean there must've been someone willing to play...
2016-03-28 07:54:36
Because noone knows all the strats except of threat..
2016-03-28 11:27:13
2016-03-28 07:43:30
HeatoN said NiP will play 4v5 and pyth will join them on Thursday
2016-03-28 07:44:53
nip will be eliminated in the group stages...how will they play on thursday lol.
2016-03-28 07:56:14
You retard??lol bo3 elimination game on Thursday
2016-03-28 08:00:33
Who will they beat 4v5, retard? You need to win 1 match to play the elimination
2016-03-28 09:09:22
Easy 4v5 friberg king of banana
2016-03-28 10:45:50
Only if they win bo1 vs lg/mouz

And they most likely loose it
2016-03-28 09:46:35
how can they beat teams like LG or mouz 4v5?
2016-03-28 17:50:58
they only need to beat F3 to secure Decider Game on Thursday
2016-03-28 17:52:52
can they?
2016-03-29 13:25:22
Why is everyone up in arms? They got an upgrade
2016-03-28 08:26:32
Well, in terms of player, yeah, it's an upgrade, but maybe they'll lose some of the synergy / habits that they had with pyth. I don't know, let's see what's gonna happen, GL for them though.
2016-03-28 14:57:43
RIP NiP, RIP pyth :((( feel so bad for him!!!
2016-03-28 08:32:25
Illuminati blocking pyth visa, confirmed.
2016-03-28 08:32:53
Nip were going somewhere atm (at least online) but this is just horrible for them
2016-03-28 08:33:26
omg :(
2016-03-28 08:35:55
Sweden are now a safezone for terrorist so you need to be careful who you let in from Sweden.
2016-03-28 08:44:21
2016-03-28 08:45:26
100% pyth's fault
2016-03-28 08:58:11
GG no practice time for threat
2016-03-28 09:06:41
haha wait so pyth worked there for a long time under the ESTA program? thats dumb.

of course they will deny any new visa. Coz they suspect you worked without a work visa.

If you knew you were going to stay for a long period of time, why didnt you get your work visa? i dont remember under what category that falls, o1 visa?

There is no way you can get a work visa now. Takes months...i wonder even if they will ever give you one coz of working while being there under ESTA
2016-03-28 09:09:29
2016-03-28 09:12:03
That's enough NA majors... for the love of god no more
2016-03-28 09:12:26
says the african from Ivory coast
2016-03-28 09:26:59
African majors would be best
2016-03-28 09:27:43
+1 drogba 1v5 easy
2016-03-28 10:47:07
2016-03-28 19:24:24
2016-03-28 09:13:11
no hope for them yet again... this will be hard to watch
2016-03-28 09:13:22
2016-03-28 09:42:54
No words.
2016-03-28 09:45:43
Sweden is part of the Visa Waiver Program, its citizens are able to travel to the United States without a visa

pyth is just a criminal
-forest +pyth in a jail plz
2016-03-28 09:53:18
fuck it. US always manage to screw it up
2016-03-28 09:53:49
yfw threat makes nip win the major o_o
2016-03-28 10:01:20
Since Sweden is part of the Visa Waiver Program, its citizens are able to travel to the United States without a visa. This most likely means that Mourujärvi experienced problems during his previous stay in the country, while playing for Luminosity.

Looks like pyth fucked up.
2016-03-28 10:13:39
FBI will jail him!
2016-03-28 10:30:39
2016-03-28 11:10:58
Please no more majors in US. Just make them in Canada instead.
2016-03-28 10:20:23
Wow, going to be great movie
2016-03-28 10:22:03
fuck u merica
2016-03-28 10:24:01
wow nip win their first major with pyth on the team (not playing = win)
2016-03-28 10:31:53
2016-03-28 10:37:08
its so sad :(
2016-03-28 10:37:40
Well... this is kinda sad and threat havn't played csgo for a loooong time, I hope he got something for this major or then NiP will be out in gruopstage
2016-03-28 10:42:45
Lets hope his frag is not much worse than pronax lol.
As long as its fine like pronax they will do just fine
2016-03-28 10:48:59
There's no way in hell he can frag like pronax in old fnatic lol.
2016-03-28 14:10:36
2016-03-28 14:39:37
this means again a group stage exit..
2016-03-28 10:43:43
Again? XD
2016-03-28 10:49:59
2016-03-28 11:33:22
Retard alert

<3 f0rest???
2016-03-28 11:41:35
sorry, i meant they may not win the major again*
2016-03-28 12:02:16
vote 4 Trump so NA will finnaly win their home-town Majors without EU opponents!
2016-03-28 10:47:33
States decided to shift the chances in favor of NA teams so they would at least have a hope to get out of the groups.

But like Flusha would say, I believe they chose to replace the wrong player. (c)

Case solved.

Post edited 2016-03-28 10:49:19
2016-03-28 10:47:36
Even my cat is better than pyth
2016-03-28 10:47:42
GOD ALLU anyone?
2016-03-28 10:50:33
Oh noooooo
2016-03-28 10:55:37
real reason- pyth is so shit that he cant even participate on major.
2016-03-28 11:02:10
They were so good lately, its a shame really.
2016-03-28 11:07:11

Post edited 2016-03-28 11:13:56
2016-03-28 11:13:35
For over a Month they couldnt get visa, For over a month NiP has been in boot camp ,

For over a month Threat faced the threat of replacing Pyth.

For over a month a great strategy in game leader silently should have prepared also.....

Wont be surprised to see Threat ready for NiP.

Just Fyi , was rooting for NiP this event after Astralis Game in Proleague
2016-03-28 11:16:07
2016-03-28 11:24:52
Please host the NA tournaments in Canada from now on.
2016-03-28 11:32:01
ez for pyttipannu
2016-03-28 11:37:02
wtf what a about pyth sticker??? i have one
2016-03-28 11:37:26
-.- Fk off, NIP had such potential to make a great performance, and this would be the very first major for pyth. US, MLG, Fk off.
2016-03-28 11:37:52
I love how autists like you think it's the US their fault, but little do you know that Pyth fucked up when he was still a part of wfx.
2016-03-28 13:30:12
Cool to call me an autist on the internet m8 ur must be the most badass dude in ur house, pyth might have fucked up but its still bs mlg doesnt allow roster changes in the tournament bcs now pyth cant compete in the entire tournament, if they did allow it he still had a good chance to play because he had more time to fix the issue.
2016-03-28 14:18:51
Thanks, i'm indeed the most badass dude in my house. It seems like you're having issues writing English, how old are you? I thought that the education in The Netherlands was pretty good, but whatever. And yes, it's pretty unfair that he can't participate but he shouldn't have fucked up his visa in the first place and who knows, Threat may be an actual threat.
2016-03-28 14:23:38
The education in the netherlands is indeed good and as far as i know my english is good enough too understand which is all that matters to me. You can check my age on my profile, but whatever your age is your acting like a 12-year old if you call people on the internet autist. But thats is just my opnion. I dont think threat will be able to peform nearly as good pyth would do, he may be an old 1.6 legend but so was HeatoN, and seeing him play on nip this days would be a joke as well. Also i think THREAT's strategic part is gonna be worse because now he also has to play at the same time which is very difficult.
2016-03-28 15:25:03
So you're 16 years old and you can't even put a coherent English sentence together. That's cool.

If we follow your opinion 95% of the internet is acting like a 12 year old, which might be true. But most of these 12 year old's have mastered the Enligsh language, while you, at 16 years old, can't even spell "opinion" correctly.

jochie toch ):
2016-03-28 16:15:38
O man that hurts my feelings. i cant spell opinion correctly, is my live over now? pff.. nerd
2016-03-28 18:31:19
Wow, calling me a nerd on the internet!? What is that for childish behaviour!?!!?!
2016-03-28 18:43:05
Pls m8 go and do smth with your live instead of being online on hltv.org 24/7 and criticizing people for their english, or their posts ty.
2016-03-28 18:47:00
Says the person who keeps replying, I actually am doing something, I just use HLTV for banter. Maybe you should actually listen to what your teacher is saying during your Enlish lectures, you know, instead of being on HLTV.
2016-03-28 19:03:31
nice "Major". FAK America. Next Major in Europe pls =]
2016-03-28 11:41:14
Most retarded country to travel to, their questions at border control is so braindead like "Did you participate in WW2?" ayyy lmao
2016-03-28 11:44:28
Have you ever been or are you now involved in espionage or sabotage; or in terrorist activities; or genocide; or between 1933 and 1945 were you involved, in any way, in persecutions associated with Nazi Germany or its allies?

Wonder how many that actually said yes lol
2016-03-28 14:10:41
Brain full of burgers unfortunately..
2016-03-29 15:24:49
ez group for LG
2016-03-28 11:46:26
it was ez anyway , now its just easier
2016-03-28 16:47:06
RIP NiP, RiP my MLG predictions, RiP my pickem
2016-03-28 12:00:06
your pick´em died when you bought nip sticker dont worry :D
2016-03-28 12:11:47
Kappa :D
2016-03-28 12:47:31
omg no chance for NIP revive... It's absolutly gg. Threat too bad for this tournament. 0-2 NIP

Post edited 2016-03-28 12:06:35
2016-03-28 12:06:06
too bad :/
2016-03-28 12:08:13
lol pyth

how is this even fucking possible?
2016-03-28 12:11:08
Its time to disband
2016-03-28 12:12:28
cyka blyat NA, worst scene, worst place for MAJOR.
2016-03-28 12:12:54
This what i think nip needed all along. Threat calling where as xizt playing freestyle, f0rest awping and aggressive picker, gtr support role, friberg as entry fragger and full defensive play at small sites alone. Don't forget that threat in the past few weeks worked his ass off for nip lineup to appoint different roles for players to set themselves as a team. Pyth was an aggressive player who played his own style to fit in the lineup.
2016-03-28 12:16:51
There is still a chance that Pyth can play when he arrives at wednesday if MLG and Valve change the rules for this perticular case. NIP ORG has talked to them for some days now. They will make a decission soon.
2016-03-28 12:21:45
They already decided no a long time ago. If it changes now it's only because of community pressure.
2016-03-28 14:07:35
Yes and there is a chance, maybe it is small but yeah.
2016-03-28 14:29:39
let's all make a vote or something.. sign some sh*t to show that we want pyth to play.. or at least something
2016-03-28 15:00:25
+1 how
2016-03-28 16:36:31
i don't know man.. someone should make some poll or something :)
2016-03-28 18:37:06
im threat ama
2016-03-28 12:22:57
i bet that he raped some grills in Murrica cuz you know hes from Swedistan they do these things
2016-03-28 12:25:38
though this just happend in 3dish countrys like here.
2016-03-28 12:33:57
Hopefully there will be threat stickers
2016-03-28 12:37:08
nip rip
2016-03-28 12:49:30
why not pronax
2016-03-28 12:52:51
idk what to say
2016-03-28 12:59:03
It's funny how ignorant people are and saying he is a shit player anyway. He has been playing amazing recently for NIP so this is going to be a big hit.
2016-03-28 13:08:12
equals threat replaces pyth in general
2016-03-28 13:19:21
2016-03-28 13:23:01
2016-03-28 13:24:01
lets do 1000
2016-03-28 13:24:39
All the invited teams should boycott to let him play. That's true sportsmanship, But with the prize for the winner at 500k i doubt any pro player will wanna give nip a better chance at progressing
2016-03-28 13:33:27
Except none of the players at the event know Pyth. If he had friends, value or anything, then maybe.
2016-03-28 14:06:03
Boycott bcs pyth fucked up his visa? Wytf dude,it totally his fault
2016-03-28 15:37:13
online only??? :-) :-))
2016-03-28 13:50:44
It was destiny. NiP will win the MLG major.
2016-03-28 13:53:01
It's really sad. Hopefully they can make it at least to quter
2016-03-28 14:05:55
little fat fuck groped a womans when he was hear last time now he banned for being pervert what an idiot
2016-03-28 14:13:10
oh no pyth is insane
2016-03-28 14:15:16
2016-03-28 14:17:50
near a 1000 boys
2016-03-28 14:18:34
"Since Sweden is part of the Visa Waiver Program, its citizens are able to travel to the United States without a visa."
?? is it just me or?
2016-03-28 14:18:38
Even if you're a citizen of a country that doesn't require a visa, you must still apply for authority to travel.

Most people will receive an immediate response, which will allow them to travel at any time over the forthcoming months (or at least until the authority expires).

For others, even with that visa waiver, there can prove to be more of an issue.

Having previously worked in certain countries within the Middle East I've often had to apply well in advance of travel to the USA. Others can do so only a few days before their flights.
2016-03-28 14:38:12
oh ok tnx. so basically that visa thing is still beta
2016-03-28 14:45:08
na they have to apply, but to travel there
so they dont need to get in a more complicated visa acquision process
2016-03-28 17:10:09
Yeah, Swedes are often terrorists so no visa
2016-03-28 14:22:42
that kid ruined nip
2016-03-28 14:28:11
2016-03-28 14:35:51
I think it's doesnt't matter who will be 5th nip player, people always expect impossible from 5th nip player. Maikelele bad, Allu bad (lol), Pyth bad...And Threat also will be bad.

CSGO community is an cancer.
2016-03-28 14:40:48
Fifflaren besterest

2016-03-28 17:22:24
In 2012, 2013...i think he was good.
2016-03-28 18:10:01
I cant agree cuz i was in love with ALLU. Srsly
2016-03-29 00:22:13
god allu, we love god allu, ence best team
2016-03-29 10:04:37
ez threat
2016-03-28 14:42:15
thats so sad :( wanted to see NIP back in TOP 4 at least
2016-03-28 14:42:29
2016-03-28 14:47:59
GOD WHY??? why NiP...
2016-03-28 15:26:58
rip nip
2016-03-28 15:30:02
Well. Its pyths fault
2016-03-28 15:35:58
lol 1003 comment :)


Post edited 2016-03-28 15:38:34
2016-03-28 15:38:14
Markelon !!!
2016-03-28 15:40:57
Hopefully they will do well with Threat vs F3 and if pyth arrives on Wednesday, Valve will allow him to play!
2016-03-28 15:47:15
Valve didnt allow that.. It's kinda sad, but whole tournament has to play Threat.. :c i felt like they finally could win this major but no because of VISA problems :c
2016-03-28 15:52:18
2016-03-28 15:48:27
Wish all the best to THREAT and NIP at this historical event!
2016-03-28 16:04:55
2016-03-28 16:06:19
NA CS strikes again
2016-03-28 16:17:46
1k hype
2016-03-28 16:18:46
2016-03-28 16:24:35
yes my friend
2016-03-28 16:28:02
don't know about those VISA issues but the truth is everyone wanna see a real NiP after very long long time upset, the have shown their potential recently...
unlikely the org will break the rule for this..
gl anw
2016-03-28 16:27:39
sad story ...
2016-03-28 16:30:17
2016-03-28 16:33:05
2016-03-28 16:33:16
2016-03-28 16:33:32
2016-03-28 17:26:01
1001st ez
2016-03-28 16:33:56
nt Dimichka
2016-03-28 16:55:17
Replace a bot by a ex-bot. Where is the problem ? Kappa
2016-03-28 16:39:09
I like turtles
2016-03-28 16:42:12
2016-03-28 18:52:50
WTF is this..

Waited so long for nip to rek again and hope was high..

The thing i dont understand is how they been trying to fix this for a month. Which obv didn´t go so well. But now they have fixed it? cause they said he is flying in on wednesday.

Seems kinda wierd it´s just fixed, like that. Looks like some1 forgot to apply for visa?
2016-03-28 16:44:33
They ve tried over a month now still his visa still got delay (not denied)
2016-03-28 16:57:08
Where do they say that he is flying on Wednesday?
2016-03-28 19:27:16
Heaton says it in the comments on the "so sad" tweet.

2016-03-28 19:51:23
No chances for nip to win now :(
2016-03-28 16:49:20
And this is why large tournaments should not be held in 3rd world countries.
2016-03-28 17:20:14
do u know what a first world country is
2016-03-28 17:48:44
2016-03-28 17:53:23
not the US, apparently.
2016-03-28 18:12:49
2016-03-28 17:28:25
2016-03-28 17:33:33
2016-03-28 18:11:30
murica like always banning everyone, don't understand why major has to be in dat nazi land
2016-03-28 18:37:17
2016-03-28 18:38:33
2016-03-28 18:44:38
LG TOP1, NIP TIER 6, tier10 in this major jajajaha ez for lumi THE GODS
2016-03-28 18:45:20
typical brasilian retard
2016-03-29 07:33:07
they are retards
2016-03-29 10:00:00
2016-03-28 19:07:14
wtf Muricas????? Let the sweedish play da fucking game.
smh fucking burguers
2016-03-28 19:23:01


2016-03-28 19:57:23
I laughed way too much :D
2016-03-28 20:28:07
Damn USA VISA, other majors should be in the EU
2016-03-28 20:22:25
If threat will hit double digits I would cut my balls, nokappa
2016-03-28 20:39:45
nice stickers ez money for pyth
no kappa

Post edited 2016-03-28 20:56:05
2016-03-28 20:55:39
rip pyth
2016-03-28 20:58:27
2016-03-28 21:03:25
Pyth's VISA is ok now. Motar2k will lend his private jet to pyth, so he should be able to play. Hltv confirmed.
2016-03-28 21:34:43
allowing 6 or 7 man rosters could alleviate some of this nonsense. 5 man strict cut offs is not good for this as a competitive scene. In team sports, if you are injured or late to arrive or just having a bad day, you can be replaced with another from the roster.

Seems like CS might need this? Players can only be on one roster still. Changes between maps only. Allow map specialized players, relieve the load on the main 5 etc.

Post edited 2016-03-28 22:41:11
2016-03-28 22:38:24
what if threat played under pyths account?
2016-03-28 22:39:47
americans are such retards, so many burocacrys because of 9/11 4Head Kappa
2016-03-28 23:49:18
Threat, real name Björn, son of Ragnar Lothbrok, beast Nip win major of course, no debate
2016-03-28 23:55:12
sucks so bad
2016-03-29 01:28:19
threat good luck bro <3 and dont worry pit nip got it :v
2016-03-29 01:28:42
2016-03-29 01:29:19
This is a horrible story for Pyth. But I do think NiP will succeed with Threat, he is a legend and will perform under pressure and under rough circumstances.
2016-03-29 05:50:32
Exactly. I think they can really get notable results anyway. Of course pyth is more experienced in game mechanics and so on, but THREAT is an absolute legend when it comes to reading the enemy and advancing to them, so if he's put on a stable spot where he can do what he needs, they have a chance to win the tournament anyway. I'm thinking specifically of ESL One Cologne where both Xizt and Fifflaren had a very low amount of frags, but were still a huge part for the team. This is what I think THREAT can do.
2016-03-29 14:55:07
and you wasnt wrong :)

Post edited 2016-04-01 07:54:05
2016-04-01 07:53:36
2016-04-01 09:18:02
lets hope they can do even more than they did, but even if not for me they are winners because they didnt split because of hard times they had
2016-04-01 09:20:50
NaVi is in my opinion the best strategic team in CSGO so its gonna be rough for NiP to beat them, even with Pyth. However NiP will play without pressure because they already achieved their goal for MLG, (atleast they say so). So that will playout in favor for them, and its definitely possible for NiP to beat NaVi but if they should manage to its gonna be one hell of a brawl.
2016-04-01 09:24:46
yea thats true, 100% agree

Post edited 2016-04-01 09:31:06
2016-04-01 09:30:54
Can u tell me about "VISA problem"?
2016-03-29 09:58:32
2016-03-29 10:16:30
When all belief is gone.. Something great happens. go nip! <3
2016-03-30 08:08:58
RIP Pyth
2016-04-01 09:36:29

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