VP and HAVU to attend SL i-League Invitational Shanghai; Gambit withdraw

Two new teams have been announced for this November's SL i-League Invitational in Shanghai, with Virtus.pro to fill in for Gambit and HAVU stepping in for Space Soldiers.

The news comes from a post by ImbaTV on the Chinese social media site weibo, where it has been announced that HAVU and Virtus.pro have been added to the team list. The Finish squad, that features the exciting 15-year-old talent Jere "sergej" Salo and currently sits at #34 at our ranking, comes in as a replacement for Space Soldiers, to who they lost the deciding match in the European qualifier.

One the other hand, Virtus.pro is stepping in for Gambit, who according to the post, pulled out due to visa issues.

Snax and co. will compete in China next month

To remind you, after qualifying for the event, Space Soldiers withdrew from SL i-League Shanghai Invitational due to an overlap with the European Minor, with the Americas Minor taking place at the same time as well.

There are currently three open slots for the $150,000 event, with the teams expected to be announced soon:

Poland Virtus.pro China Flash
China TYLOO Russia Spirit
Finland HAVU Europe Invite #3
CIS Invite #4 North America Invite #5
Finland Jere 'sergej' Salo
Jere 'sergej' Salo
Age:
17
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.13
Maps played:
522
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.15
first
2017-10-17 10:00
nice tier5 tournament GL finnish kids =DD
2017-10-17 10:00
#13
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India TYZ4 
F3 next
2017-10-17 10:01
#43
sXe | 
Russia Duzzle 
next will be dnavi
2017-10-17 10:27
#37
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Finland Alko^ 
havu is still better than shitty spacesoldiers=D turkey has 80m population and still 0 good teams LUL
2017-10-17 10:19
#40
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Poland Coachinho 
top kek finnish cs xD
2017-10-17 10:24
#48
suNny | 
Finland jakem0n 
5,5 million > 80 million and pretty close skilled teams
2017-10-17 10:44
lol comparing spaces to fucking havu
2017-10-17 10:51
#72
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Poland C4ctusjack_ 
+1 havu is way better
2017-10-17 12:24
no
2017-10-17 14:41
They will be
2017-10-17 15:57
nice logic f*cking stupid brain india and china needs to be n1 then? =D nice logic thats why i call you stupid kid
2017-10-17 10:46
#54
woxic | 
Turkey razendd_ 
+1 XD
2017-10-17 10:49
#56
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Finland Alko^ 
yeah but actually turkey has 90 average iq and finland 100 average iq and best education in the world but nt kebab
2017-10-17 10:58
#60
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Turkey srtn16 
i wanted born in Finland
2017-10-17 11:02
#64
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Finland Alko^ 
if i would be poor kebab i would be sad aswell :p
2017-10-17 11:46
#65
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Turkey srtn16 
80 ms ping in csgo and 800kb dowload speed internet i TR with 20$
2017-10-17 11:58
#70
RpK | 
France KepleR82b 
Your brain is frozen I think
2017-10-17 12:14
#57
s1mple | 
United States iScorps 
''gl finnish kids'' lol if havu players are kids there must be something wrong in ur brain
2017-10-17 10:57
Where is fucking disturbed
2017-10-17 11:21
#63
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Finland Alko^ 
hes not playing anymore cuz ”taneli heitti väärän smoken” so he got kickef
2017-10-17 11:44
vitu hyvä :DD
2017-10-17 13:30
Se heitti tahalleen vääri
2017-10-18 06:02
someone mad cuz finnish CS Xd
2017-10-17 12:21
#87
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Finland Alko^ 
it has been funny to watch turkish players in majors!
2017-10-17 14:17
#88
ile | 
Finland tmziburger 
lmao
2017-10-17 14:27
Its funny how you say that "gl finnish kids" And the iron in this comment is that even our 15 year old players can do it at top level cs. Where is your 15 year old stars from turkey? Oh sorry you learn to read at 15.
2017-10-17 13:20
#22
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Finland eMBeJaana 
Khrn told this yesterday in natu's stream
2017-10-17 10:02
#26
Poland dolb 
Hehe VP will Dodge strong teams competing for the major spot :) Good to be a legend sometimes let's go Bois!
2017-10-17 10:03
#2
gas | 
Austria Phil_1337 
VP xd
2017-10-17 10:00
#6
World tamko 
ez VP
2017-10-17 10:01
#7
kissmyass | 
Denmark raaVz 
loool
2017-10-17 10:01
#9
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Finland Spoelstra 
Yaaay HAVU!
2017-10-17 10:01
#10
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Finland kAlluYT 
Good for havu
2017-10-17 10:01
Tyloo <3
2017-10-17 10:01
#12
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Malaysia byaIi 
FIRST FINALLY
2017-10-17 10:01
xD
2017-10-17 10:03
free win for HAVU
2017-10-17 10:01
Few typo's guys. Maaaaay wonna fix those c:
2017-10-17 10:01
VP wasted spot ahahahah
2017-10-17 10:01
ez 4 havu but tyroo v frash final tbh
2017-10-17 10:02
#19
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Germany ssaH 
Havu ok ok but VP ??? xD Now TIER 5 event xD
2017-10-17 10:02
haHAA vp tier 5 haHAA xdddd kys
2017-10-17 10:15
#47
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China TylootoMajor 
haHaa Your right tier 6 xD haHaa
2017-10-17 10:43
tier 1000*
2017-10-17 12:04
#103
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China TylootoMajor 
My friend Miami flamingos are not participating in this tourney
2017-10-17 17:30
#20
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Sweden hypersenator 
VP pathetic AF
2017-10-17 10:02
ofc vp get invite lmao
2017-10-17 10:02
#90
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Poland mgister1337 
cuz its starladder INVITATIONAL
2017-10-17 14:43
tough opponents for the polish powerhouse
2017-10-17 10:02
Why not pride/kinguin/ago per vp
2017-10-17 10:03
Minor
2017-10-17 23:57
#27
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Russia v1p3rrr 
Ez4Spirit then (No:( )
2017-10-17 10:04
#28
paz | 
Turkey Alptekin43 
To be honest... EZ HAVU
2017-10-17 10:04
Why vp invite ??? They are shit
2017-10-17 10:05
#30
aurora | 
Australia omag 
VP wasted another invite spot
2017-10-17 10:05
+1
2017-10-17 10:18
#31
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Indonesia DezfanzeR 
OMG BnTeT Will face his own country
2017-10-17 10:06
#33
liTTle | 
CIS Dowa) 
sergei probably are get kidnaped for child labor factory for making shoes
2017-10-17 10:10
#50
suNny | 
Finland jakem0n 
+1
2017-10-17 10:46
lmao
2017-10-17 19:41
Invite navi, cmon they have no more events this year
2017-10-17 10:12
#58
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Sweden Madrigals1 
to make this tournament t4?
2017-10-17 11:00
Why not? Let t4 teams improving
2017-10-17 11:02
At least it was tier2 it is tier3 now
2017-10-17 10:16
NaVi, mouz/fnatic and C9 to attach more audience.
2017-10-17 10:18
#41
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Australia Coooopster 
Renegades invite HLTV confirmed
2017-10-17 10:25
#42
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Faroe Islands shubaNN 
lmao tier 10 event
2017-10-17 10:26
AHAHAHH HOW PATHETIC VP HHAHAHAuqyehgdkwauy hroiqwj h8
2017-10-17 10:28
#45
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Finland wrathh 
ez for HaVoo
2017-10-17 10:32
Now t3 tournament
2017-10-17 10:33
#51
Thorin | 
Netherlands RafV 
Ok ok, but now seriously, do you really think any of these teams is going to win against VP? At least third won tournament in 2017 by VP
2017-10-17 10:46
It's only until they invite japaleno (nope, VP will have struggles anyway). Tbh, i think it's a right move for VP to accept invitation, they need to regain some confidence.
2017-10-17 11:21
#85
Thorin | 
Netherlands RafV 
Yep, they can lose to japaleno or AGO and win against G2, typical Virtus.pro
2017-10-17 13:37
I'm afraid it's not the case here (or only partially) since G2 can lose to anyone.
2017-10-17 14:53
#108
Thorin | 
Netherlands RafV 
Well, anyone can lose to anyone, with your thinking
2017-10-17 22:52
#53
gla1ve | 
Singapore FAZELUL 
ottoNd on LAN xD you know what i mean
2017-10-17 10:46
#66
shrek | 
New Zealand is_love 
:DDD
2017-10-17 11:59
"The Finish squad,"
2017-10-17 11:59
YES #HAVUJA SERGEJ PREPARE YOUR ANUS
2017-10-17 12:26
#74
faveN | 
Kazakhstan Tarob 
Wow XD
2017-10-17 12:26
#75
REASTEN | 
Norway Noreg 
ez dig
2017-10-17 12:28
EZ Winland PogChamp
2017-10-17 12:33
Valvenin AQ
2017-10-17 12:52
#78
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Czech Republic ez_4_prodka 
#HAVUJA
2017-10-17 12:56
#79
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Greece knk74 
PLZ VP DONT LOSE
2017-10-17 13:00
If VP doesnt win this they should just disband tq
2017-10-17 13:21
Invite AGO PLEASE
2017-10-17 13:24
#84
Twistzz | 
Latvia `DinGo 
nice for HAVU
2017-10-17 13:32
AGAIN THIS FUCKING POLAKS GET INVITED FOR NOTHIN
2017-10-17 13:56
lul
2017-10-17 16:57
#92
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Portugal Master95 
Invite Dignitas pls or RIP Dignitas??
2017-10-17 15:05
EZ FOR HAVU
2017-10-17 15:08
#95
NEO | 
Poland kola5410 
finally vp not on premier tournament
2017-10-17 15:48
#96
NEO | 
Poland kola5410 
oo
2017-10-17 15:48
#97
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Luxembourg alex24 
expected good tier4 event for tier4 teams like VP
2017-10-17 15:50
#99
India S2H 
VP will win this tournament ... :D :D
2017-10-17 16:01
Finally vp have a chance
2017-10-17 16:08
#101
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African Union hdlmb 
ez havu
2017-10-17 16:18
#104
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Europe KappaKaako 
Havu vs VP Final 2 : 0
2017-10-17 18:27
#106
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Kazakhstan ezBORAT 
LUL
2017-10-17 19:42
vp wasted spot
2017-10-17 20:52
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