Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács will skip both DreamHack Masters Malmö and PGL's HTC 1v1 Invitational as his condition has gotten worse. Sergey "starix" Ischuk will fill in for him in Sweden, Danylo "Zeus" Teslenko announced via Twitter.
After pondering over skipping DreamHack Masters Malmö several days ago due to his wrist injury, Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács decided not to practice until the event rolled around.
However, it seems that his condition has gotten worse over the last 72 hours, as he will miss the event after all. Danylo "Zeus" Teslenko has announced via Twitter that it will be the team's coach, Sergey "starix" Ischuk, filling the sniper's shoes in Malmö.
OK GUYS, HERE IT IS. @guardiancsgo will miss both DreamHack Malmo and PGL 1v1. His hand got worse:(— Даниил Тесленко (@navizeus4444) April 7, 2016
Starix will stand-in for GuardiaN at DH Malmo.— Даниил Тесленко (@navizeus4444) April 7, 2016
The news about Natus Vincere having to attend the Swedish event with a stand-in comes less than five days prior to the event, as it starts next week, on Tuesday, April 12th.
Natus Vincere will attend DreamHack Masters Malmö with the following five: