Spirit pull out of EPICENTER qualifier

Spirit have decided to withdraw from the CIS closed qualifier for EPICENTER, HLTV.org has learned.

The Russian team were due to face AVANGAR in the first round of the Lower Bracket after losing to Vega Squadron 2-1 in the Upper Bracket semi-finals.

However, Spirit have decided not to take further part in the qualifier after learning that EPICENTER will clash with the CIS Minor Championship, to which they have been invited.

DavCost's Spirit will prioritise the CIS Minor

Natus Vincere, Vega Squadron and AVANGAR are now the teams who remain in contention in the qualifier, which will reward the winning side with a spot in the EPICENTER wildcard stage. 

This four-team wildcard stage, featuring the winners of the qualifiers held in Europe, the CIS and the Americas, plus an Asian side, will determine the final two teams who will take part in EPICENTER's main tournament, which will have $500,000 on offer.

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2017-10-05 22:20
#9
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United Kingdom Tendies 
oh damn, good luck to them
2017-10-05 22:21
#19
God | 
Portugal MAD_MONKEY 
???k
2017-10-05 22:34
#33
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India TYZ4 
AVANGAR will also withdraw. EZ slot for F3
2017-10-06 08:04
#38
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Other Phinks 
How is it to be an f3 fan?
2017-10-06 15:02
#41
God | 
Portugal MAD_MONKEY 
but i dont care
2017-10-06 16:02
#10
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United States Globebuster 
expected
2017-10-05 22:21
#2
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Russia Man0warCSGO 
Ok, second :c
2017-10-05 22:20
#3
eneshan | 
United Kingdom stator 
n1
2017-10-05 22:20
pull out game stronk
2017-10-05 22:20
#5
JW | 
Sweden JWonderchiId 
xd
2017-10-05 22:20
#6
Europe Iaz 
nice schedule volvo
2017-10-05 22:20
#28
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Mexico romoresp 
+1
2017-10-06 03:42
#34
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Russia superknyaz 
+1
2017-10-06 09:19
free qualifier spot for winner of Natus Vincere vs Vega Squadron inc
2017-10-05 22:20
#8
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Sweden WhisperingEye 
lol
2017-10-05 22:20
#11
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Brazil prkz0r 
strong pull out game
2017-10-05 22:21
expected
2017-10-05 22:21
Sup
2017-10-05 22:21
#14
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Hungary EZ4WINLANDIA 
why does it take valve more than 2 months to announce the major ffs.
2017-10-05 22:21
expected
2017-10-05 22:23
#17
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Estonia mr_abdul 
they wont have a chance on either of the events so who cares
2017-10-05 22:33
#39
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Other Phinks 
By that logic they should just quit right?
2017-10-06 15:03
#42
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Estonia mr_abdul 
sure
2017-10-06 19:02
valve is garbage, gaben is idiot btw Avangar, pls withdraw from Quals too. thx
2017-10-05 22:35
valve is garbage, gaben is idiot
2017-10-05 22:36
thank you elegue/valve/whoever organizes this shit
2017-10-05 22:38
As if they were gonna qualify over navi
2017-10-05 22:43
#23
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Sweden Golden_shower 
starix ruins every team
2017-10-05 22:44
+1
2017-10-06 05:49
THANKS PGL BEST ORGANISATION EVER SEEN
2017-10-05 23:01
#35
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Russia superknyaz 
PGL? Ur a bit mistaken. Eleague is an organiser of the 2018 Major.
2017-10-06 09:22
#37
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Ecuador ARKZE 
it was probably esls fault as always
2017-10-06 11:36
#25
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United States LJPixels 
Dang
2017-10-06 00:11
This is why valve need to announce the next major right after the major final. This kind of clash with other tournaments is just horrible for the lower team who want to compete at a bigger stage as much as possible.
2017-10-06 01:42
thank you elegue
2017-10-06 02:34
#29
ReDWateR | 
Kazakhstan axakz 
Most important tournament and so shit schedule
2017-10-06 05:34
NAVI< all
2017-10-06 06:00
#32
Xyp9x | 
Denmark STATiC^ 
Understandable from Spirit's perspective.
2017-10-06 06:39
starix was the problem.
2017-10-06 10:31
#40
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Sweden Kasidro 
Valve needs to get their shit together
2017-10-06 15:08
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