mousesports skip SLTV Finals

mousesports have decided to skip the upcoming SLTV StarSeries X Finals on August 30-31 due to the unstable political situation in Ukraine.

The German side were the major surprise of SLTV StarSeries X, as they topped the online group stage, led by new recruit Aleksi "allu" Jalli, who finished the season with a 1.34 rating.

After qualifying for the finals a the number one seed, followed by fnatic, HellRaisers and Natus Vincere. They were supposed to face Na`Vi in the opening round of the finals.


mousesports will not attend SLTV Finals in Kiev 

allu has now confirmed to HLTV.org that his team will not be traveling to Kiev to attend the finals due to some of the players being concerned over the political situation in Ukraine.

HLTV.org also confirmed that neither Virtus.pro or Titan, next two teams in line for a spot, will be attending the finals next week. Current teams planning on attending are:

Sweden fnatic Ukraine HellRaisers Ukraine Natus Vincere

SLTV StarSeries X Finals will take place on August 30-31 at CyberSports Arena in Kiev, Ukraine. HLTV.org will provide coverage for the event.

Finland Aleksi 'allu' Jalli
Aleksi 'allu' Jalli
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
1391
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.11
#1
NEO | 
Russia melelele 
n1 VIRTUS.PRO
2014-08-19 22:08
#4
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World VeryNiceFap 
HLTV.org also confirmed that neither Virtus.pro or Titan, next two teams in line for a spot, will be attending the finals next week.
2014-08-19 22:09
#26
NEO | 
Russia melelele 
nice, vp will be good :P
2014-08-19 22:13
#34
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Russia stat1c 
neither vp or titan will attend finals that means they WONT
2014-08-19 22:15
VP will win !!
2014-08-19 22:16
hahahahah this made my day :)
2014-08-19 22:18
Your day must be very very boring and sad for this the be the biggest highlight...
2014-08-19 22:35
+1
2014-08-19 22:46
The way I got my bank account is set up, I got a checkings and a savings, but all my money is in my savings, so I gotta switch it to my checkings, but it's gonna take 3 business days...I don't think it's gonna go through.
2014-08-20 10:26
GL titans!
2014-08-20 07:31
#159
TaZ | 
Poland rolin' 
Yup, VP skip all lans during September.
2014-08-20 00:29
#2
Norway veqz; 
Virtus Pro?
2014-08-19 22:08
learn to read
2014-08-19 22:09
Titan?
2014-08-19 23:10
why not both
2014-08-19 23:19
o rly
2014-08-19 22:09
#9
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Georgia otoghost 
lol :D
2014-08-19 22:09
They will not attend this event seeing as it is not online.
2014-08-19 23:48
soo... who will?
2014-08-19 22:10
How much money is on steak?
2014-08-19 22:23
Yum, Steak =)
2014-08-19 22:26
#140
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Europe crosst 
Hahaha
2014-08-19 23:39
#192
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Philippines kApE^ 
hahahah
2014-08-20 05:48
At stake*
2014-08-20 00:46
2014-08-20 07:44
onliners so tis k
2014-08-19 22:10
dodgin lans , joELZ confirmed as a coach of mousesports.
2014-08-19 22:11
+1
2014-08-19 22:22
#83
Slovakia ABzV 
hahaha
2014-08-19 22:44
lol'd
2014-08-19 22:52
HAHAHA :DDDDDDDD
2014-08-20 15:44
Hopefully they can find a good replacement team in time.
2014-08-19 22:11
#55
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Germany Bongskie 
LDLC or epsilon would be nice :3 only 2 good teams that will be interesting to watch.
2014-08-19 22:20
tbh i woudnt like to go there also.. wo knows what will happen in this time.. maybe the world war gonna start or just a bomb explode near them..
2014-08-19 22:11
#58
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Germany Bongskie 
Nothing is happening in Kiev :\
2014-08-19 22:21
naah world war wont start in ukraine. only germans start world wars
2014-08-19 23:24
At least we didn't create Justin Bieber ;)
2014-08-20 00:40
Best Comeback WORLD
2014-08-20 04:30
that buuuuurn
2014-08-20 09:25
DAAAAAAAAYUM
2014-08-20 09:40
#222
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Sweden Kasidro 
n1 comment ever
2014-08-20 11:04
SICK COMEBACK
2014-08-20 15:45
give "like" button
2014-08-21 07:32
Justin Bieber has killed more people than any world war ever has... hell it even scared a bear
2014-08-23 18:50
allusport
2014-08-19 22:12
thei're afraid of seized. maybe he's from russia separatist group!
2014-08-19 22:12
onlinerssssssssssssssss
2014-08-19 22:12
DodgeSports
2014-08-19 22:12
#21
suNny | 
Finland m1skaa 
Wise decision :P
2014-08-19 22:12
why >?
2014-08-19 22:48
just skip this tournament... everyone. Mad ukrainians will kill you
2014-08-19 22:12
And ESG disbanded, so its either LDLC or Epsilon
2014-08-19 22:12
LDLC? OnlineSports btw
2014-08-19 22:13
#28
AZK | 
United States Dood 
boring final now...mouz could have made it interesting
2014-08-19 22:13
lol, almost no one here read the article
2014-08-19 22:13
hope so VP will play on this lan ;)
2014-08-19 22:14
lol the reading is stronk with you godspeed
2014-08-19 22:16
good decision but still sad for mouz :(
2014-08-19 22:14
Even though i have attacked OnlineSports dodging skills many times but they honestly can't be blamed for skipping it this time. fnatic will skip as well, just wait for it.
2014-08-19 22:15
i hope they do, i dont wanna see olof dead +_+
2014-08-19 22:25
To be honest, i don't know how teams outside ukraine agree to play there.. its so risky and the UN already flagged it as a danger zone.
2014-08-19 23:14
Didn't fnatic skip last time? Or who was that?
2014-08-20 02:39
Yeah they did.
2014-08-20 03:19
Correct!
2014-08-21 02:18
Just don't take plane to Ukraine and everything will be okay.
2014-08-19 22:15
HLTV.org also confirmed that neither Virtus.pro or Titan, next two teams in line for a spot, will be attending the finals next week Than the next on the list is LDLC, hope they will attend.
2014-08-19 22:15
I hope so :D
2014-08-19 22:16
Thats why they are called "mouseONLINERS" lel, simple as that.
2014-08-19 22:16
did you read the article or was it too much for your brain to take it in? lel
2014-08-19 23:26
i did, and thats bullshit lol
2014-08-19 23:29
nope, it's your brain 100%.
2014-08-19 23:57
so, fnatic is going and mouse don't ... dude, i've never seen mouse playing good at lan, thats it, only allu. but allu can't win 1vs5
2014-08-20 00:01
Well fnatic isn't concered mouz, VP, Titan are what's so hard to understand ? like u dont know what's going on in Ukraine.
2014-08-20 00:23
fnatic skipped last SLTV lan finals as well, for the exact same reason as mouz is skipping now. Just wait for them to skip this again. hltv.org/news/12381-navi-in-for-fnatic-a..
2014-08-20 09:20
LDLC PLEASE!
2014-08-19 22:17
The reason why VP is not attending is simple. They were in UK at G3, then bootcamp for ESL. As Taz said in interview, they don’t want to attend any lan for at least month, they prefer spend time with family and practice by playing online.
2014-08-19 22:18
+1
2014-08-19 23:38
I wouldn't go to ukraine in a plane right now, that's for sure :P
2014-08-19 22:18
#53
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India transformer 
Titans need to attend this event
2014-08-19 22:19
HLTV.org also confirmed that neither Virtus.pro or Titan, next two teams in line for a spot, will be attending the finals next week. Current teams planning on attending are:
2014-08-19 22:20
^___^
2014-08-19 22:21
Sad that VP don't want to go..
2014-08-19 22:23
shit, I wouldn't want to go over there either.
2014-08-19 22:24
#75
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Hong Kong SHiFT^up 
+100
2014-08-19 22:36
Political situation in Ukraine...zzzzzz Chicago is a warzone and I work there daily :D
2014-08-19 22:24
I visited there two months during 4th of July weekend and when I came home I read there were 21 separate shooting incidents, with 82 shot, 14 of which fatally. -_-
2014-08-19 22:36
Chicago is not a warzone. Don't talk about Chicago unless you actually live there, not just work in a bad neighborhood.
2014-08-19 22:45
The difference is, that in Ukraine there is happening a real war between Ukraine army and Seperatists ( they want to be part of Russia ). There is people dying a lot everyday. In Kiev, the situation is quite normal, but it's safer not to go, because you never know what Putin Is up to.
2014-08-19 22:46
First of all, they wanted, but Putin rejected. Nowadays, there're 2 countries. Putin doesn't do anything against Ukraine, but they provoke Russia everyday by bombing the border zone as well as Russian territory. If you have a source which says that Putin did anything against Ukraine, please, share with us.
2014-08-20 01:41
no problem. putin seized the Crimea
2014-08-20 20:08
It was a referendum! and that territory was gifted to Ukraine.
2014-08-21 15:09
Idiot 1. It was not a gift, it was exchange Crimia - Kuban. Same territories 2. Russians(moskali) didnt have voter lists people from crimia, what *referendum* without documents and with AK 47?
2014-08-21 22:13
I won't argue with you as I know the majority of Ukrainians are nationalists. You may be furious as Crimea now a part of Russia, but at least people who live there are happy and calm. You don't live there so you weren't forced to become a person who lives under Russia, but it's a fact, I repeat, people on Crimea are happy and this is the most important thing.
2014-08-21 22:52
It's funny that the SLTV league placing hardly makes any difference, because no one wants to be blown up xD
2014-08-19 22:27
if ldlc or epsilon doesnt attend too, they could play the finals with only 3 teams
2014-08-19 22:32
Virtus.pro confirm. check our site
2014-08-19 22:35
mousesports onliners confirmed, they dont want to play cs:go irl
2014-08-19 22:39
So fnatic skipped the last one but decided to to this time? wtf?
2014-08-19 22:40
they skipped, because schneider didn't want to go
2014-08-19 22:42
Everybody will refuse, so Nostalgie, who are the friends of Slam, will attend the event.
2014-08-19 22:43
brainless kid spotted
2014-08-19 23:20
ye skip, you guys had already alot of lans and wins on lans
2014-08-19 22:45
Rofl, germans will be germans xD
2014-08-19 22:47
only 30-31? I remember SLTV allways as 4 days event...
2014-08-19 22:49
Guess ESL should have taken 16 days then :/
2014-08-19 23:25
I dont say they should... now I think its better but I remember SLTV format as 4 days event I just ask why they change it.... its all
2014-08-19 23:30
why would 4 team take 4 days lmao. one game a day?
2014-08-19 23:28
check upper comment... and there was lower bracket and it was 2 games per day
2014-08-19 23:31
#93
Happy | 
Brazil Kurtt 
-mousesports + MiBR hu3hu3hu3hu3hu3hu3
2014-08-19 22:51
lol that's some poor excuse, the war is very localized, Kiev is safe now
2014-08-19 22:52
"some of the players being concerned"
2014-08-19 22:52
little pussies
2014-08-19 22:53
Virtus.pro will play after all. Gl guys :P
2014-08-19 22:57
+1
2014-08-19 23:43
dickJ concerned he can't perform as well as online
2014-08-19 22:58
#102
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Switzerland Sylleo 
VP going, nothing to fear when you're in pasza company :D
2014-08-19 22:59
pasha biceps to save them all
2014-08-19 23:04
+1
2014-08-19 23:42
What about fnatic? I wont be surprised if all 14 teams will refuse))) And if our government will *stop chewing snot* and at last will close Ukraine for all russians, it will be interesting lan finals NaVi mix without seized HR mix without Dosia dAT mix without russians A-Gaming
2014-08-19 23:03
So stupid logic, n1
2014-08-20 12:47
You have russians already in Ukraine, whats point of close? :D
2014-08-20 17:33
I thought things were relatively "normal" in Kiev compared to Crimea? And don't a couple of the HellRaisers guys live in or near Crimea? Sounds like mouz scared of another LAN failure
2014-08-19 23:03
#109
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Switzerland Sylleo 
Crimea is not a war zone, you're thinking about east ukraine (Donbass).
2014-08-19 23:06
about crimea russians just beat everyone with other opinion or even put to russian prizon people couldnt get any job or healthcare there, couldnt get pensions money without russian pasport they couldnt have cars, flats, houses without russian pasport people who has born in crimea could spend there only 3 monthes a year without russian pasport but you are rigth, russian terrorist made war zore only in dondass region
2014-08-19 23:16
hahaha, brainwashed kid
2014-08-20 10:58
Typical russian *haha* hltv.org/?pageid=18&threadid=645923#r597.. Your rus friend post #112 Then post #201 and #184 *haha* *brainwashed kid* *haha*
2014-08-20 11:18
so fnatic will drop out too..
2014-08-19 23:04
They know there is no point flying there since they would get raped on lan anyways lol
2014-08-19 23:05
OnlineBots should go
2014-08-19 23:10
Polish websites say that they talked to the players and even they do not know yet whether will go
2014-08-19 23:16
YAY VP :D
2014-08-19 23:18
Why do you even play qualifications if you not planning on going.
2014-08-19 23:20
They're just scared. I of Kiev and everything is in order.
2014-08-19 23:21
ya znau. sam ukrainech
2014-08-19 23:22
good excuse to skip the lan to be honest
2014-08-19 23:22
:DDDDDD THIs made mah daYYYYYYYYyy
2014-08-19 23:26
kut man
2014-08-19 23:30
onlinesports, good excuse
2014-08-19 23:32
what a surprise Kappa
2014-08-19 23:33
#142
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Lithuania gekkoN 
Expected
2014-08-19 23:41
#149
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Greece her-1g 
noone should go over there.
2014-08-19 23:50
mouz.inet
2014-08-20 00:02
fnatic will skip too ridiculous, nothing will happen in kiev
2014-08-20 00:03
source?
2014-08-20 01:39
I think he's going on the fact that they skipped last time, but I suppose this is a different lineup so maybe they won't.
2014-08-20 02:42
virtus.pro/news/sltv-mouz-otkazalis-ekha.. according to this virtus pro is taking place of mouz. Who's not telling the truth?
2014-08-20 01:00
"due to some of the players being concerned over the political situation in Ukraine." lmao what a load of shit, just say that you cant afford it because big boss knows you are going home after first 3 games again and isn't willing to spend any more money on you at this time. No need for this political bullshit, onlineJ probably doesn't even know whats happening in Ukraine, busy crying on fb/instagram/twitter about irrelevant shit like always.
2014-08-20 01:16
#169
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Australia TotalEclipse 
Pretty sure parts of Ukraine have been flagged as no fly zones due to the current situation. Even so Kiev isn't very far away, I wouldn't like to be in a plane over Ukraine right now...
2014-08-20 01:30
yeah cuz you need to fly from germany to ukraine right.. 20 hour drive. and those parts that separatists are controlling are far away from SLTV
2014-08-20 01:34
#175
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Australia TotalEclipse 
A 20 hour drive to Ukraine doesn't sound like much fun to me. I know the militarised zones are at the other side of Ukraine I'm just saying I think it's a fair reason for them to not want to go.
2014-08-20 01:50
It may be save in Kiev right now. But its still the capital of Ukraine, that makes it a target for potential attacks or some bomb or whatnot. I wouldn't want to be there if that happens. They can do everything since they are shooting damn planes out of the sky.
2014-08-20 01:47
ChrisJ newest lan dodger? haha
2014-08-20 02:14
Cmon mouz.
2014-08-20 02:38
#180
tarik | 
Yugoslavia bleaq 
fnatic deciding not to go last year: "well that seems reasonable" mouz deciding not to go this year: "lan dodgers, onliners confirmed"
2014-08-20 02:40
#194
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Germany Chris Walker 
HLTV at its best
2014-08-20 06:01
some people were like piggy's mom didnt allow her pig to go to Kiev to get slaughtered :P
2014-08-20 13:40
LAN DODGIN LIKE A G
2014-08-20 02:40
MTS GAMEGOD to sltv final confirmed
2014-08-20 02:50
gl to those who survive
2014-08-20 02:57
virtus.pro/news/sltv-mouz-otkazalis-ekha.. Virtus.pro official website says VP IN ! Its VP vs FNATIC AGAIN :D
2014-08-20 03:12
gl vp
2014-08-20 03:13
#188
Estonia rYm 
Expected from dodgesports, but they should have finished 4th anyway so waiting for better team :3
2014-08-20 03:16
inb4 fnatic skip this year too
2014-08-20 04:11
Did anybody of you read the whole News? ... everyone is like : "omgggg mouz onliners omgggg" i think they have prooven on several lans that they are not onliners
2014-08-20 05:49
Yeah cuz allu can carry offline
2014-08-20 08:43
#207
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Russia Ou7bReaK 
he can,but others-not
2014-08-20 09:05
idiots
2014-08-20 06:56
Oh man! I was looking forward to see mouz on lan :/
2014-08-20 07:16
Didn't you watch gfinity?
2014-08-20 07:54
I did. Would have been nice to see them again.
2014-08-20 11:58
Pretty sure other teams will skip it too, no one wants to be the victim of another "accident".
2014-08-20 07:55
hahaha xPeked... OnlineJ the best
2014-08-20 08:41
Mouz saving strats for online! Nice move
2014-08-20 08:42
xD
2014-08-20 09:19
#206
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Russia Ou7bReaK 
haha.fuckin online bullshit
2014-08-20 09:05
Real shame because mouz could have done really well judging by the group stages. The players probably get a monthly salary, so it hurts their organization more than the players' pockets.
2014-08-20 09:28
#216
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Spain akproxx 
LOL PUSSYS
2014-08-20 10:17
Kiev is more than safe, weird decision.
2014-08-20 10:38
PLZ VIRTUS GO AND WIN EASY!!
2014-08-20 10:38
I would like to see dAt there. :-)
2014-08-20 10:38
LOL
2014-08-20 11:45
Only the brave go to Kiev.
2014-08-20 11:49
I wouldnt go to ukraine either, so I fully understand their decision
2014-08-20 12:08
VP missed, Titan go to lan finals :\
2014-08-20 13:44
expected as fuck
2014-08-20 13:57
dodgelansports
2014-08-20 14:17
If your country wouldn't be so fucked up, they wouldn't need to dodge :)
2014-08-20 14:29
Official Virtus.Pro website says that they will not attend finals. Sad :(
2014-08-20 14:28
I think it's a good idea. Good luck fnatic.
2014-08-20 14:32
#238
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Ukraine RunningNAil 
Da`Vi Na`Vi
2014-08-20 15:39
#239
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Ukraine RunningNAil 
Titan
2014-08-20 15:42
Onliners
2014-08-20 15:50
Omg pussies. It's fkn Kiev, not the eastern part of Ukraine, why to be afraid of this shit?
2014-08-20 16:01
Because it could basically be war anytime now? :|
2014-08-20 21:34
It wouldn't be in Kiev and I don't think plane is flying over the war-zone as it's in another part of Ukraine.
2014-08-20 21:59
I heard such news mouz- one player dont want to come Vp - are busy, some of them have family busines Titat - vacation Epsilon - dont want to come fnatic - confirmed
2014-08-20 16:25
virtus.pro/news/sltv-mouz-otkazalis-ekha.. They updated the page again...NO VP...sad shit...ez win for fnatic...if anyone else goes...Last time it was NIP,Titan(playing better than now),VP and Navi !
2014-08-20 16:35
wuuuut, what gamers have with political situation there is no war at city where they would play.
2014-08-20 17:29
That's ridiculous I was in Kiev previous week and didn't see anything of the chaos in the eastern region there. Kiev is quite a nice city :)
2014-08-20 17:45
Titan - Virtus.pro match for last spot ?? maybe ?
2014-08-21 09:58
haha there is a free spot and no team wants to join, says a lot about sltv and ukraine's situation
2014-08-21 10:02
#264
CIS qv 
onliner pussies
2014-08-21 23:05
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