Liquid withdraw from DreamHack Winter

Liquid have decided against attending DreamHack Winter, the North American organisation has revealed.

In a statement, Liquid explained that coach Wilton "zews" Prado will need to take some time off to resolve his "persistent" visa issues, which would greatly impact the team's preparation for the Swedish event.

The North American organisation adds that the team "requires a period of dedicated planning and practice" to "recover form", and cited the need to make "sacrifices for the long-term health" of the players due to a packed tournament calendar. 

Liquid will skip DreamHack Winter

Liquid, who are currently taking part in the Americas Minor, had been invited by DreamHack to compete at the Winter event. According to the tournament's organisers, a replacement for the North American team will be announced soon.

The Swedish event will take place from December 1-3, in Jönköping, with $100,000 on offer. The team list for the competition is the following:

Sweden fnatic Ukraine Natus Vincere 
Europe mousesports Kazakhstan Gambit
Denmark Heroic Other Invite #6
Europe EU qual. slot North America NA qual. slot
Brazil Wilton 'zews' Prado
Wilton 'zews' Prado
Age:
32
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.80
Maps played:
142
KPR:
0.53
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.13
#1
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Finland neksu 
unluko
2017-11-03 17:52
#7
flusha | 
Finland ))) 
I knew
2017-11-03 17:52
#32
Portugal phvm 
Cloud9 will get invited
2017-11-03 17:59
They'll skip it
2017-11-03 18:03
#48
Portugal phvm 
Why?
2017-11-03 18:12
#55
Summer | 
China ezpz95 
prepare for the Major Qualifier maybe
2017-11-03 20:53
#59
Portugal phvm 
Ohhh ty
2017-11-03 21:00
Let's be real they wouldn't
2017-11-03 21:12
But it would be smart for them to prep for the major qualifier instead
2017-11-04 01:16
+1 thats why liquid rejected this shit tier 3 tournament
2017-11-04 01:20
why liquid no sense fku
2017-11-03 17:52
#22
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Germany 0x5F3759DF 
villamix.zews ?
2017-11-03 17:53
#56
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Belgium KevinGatesYo 
"visa issues" they said hahaha
2017-11-03 20:54
#63
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United States PicklesTM 
He does have Visa Issues thats why he isnt in Canada right now
2017-11-03 23:42
Ahahha
2017-11-03 17:52
#3
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Faroe Islands Jones123 
Rip
2017-11-03 17:52
#4
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North America Catpwnz 
Lol
2017-11-03 17:52
#5
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United States kdpetr0 
nice
2017-11-03 17:52
lol -1
2017-11-03 17:52
#8
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United Kingdom Tendies 
Wow
2017-11-03 17:52
#10
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Sweden Nokkeri 
SAD
2017-11-03 17:52
Optic time
2017-11-03 17:52
#12
SmithZz | 
Australia Kyr0xZ 
HAHA LUL okay...
2017-11-03 17:53
wtf
2017-11-03 17:53
#14
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Germany 0x5F3759DF 
villamix.zews ?
2017-11-03 17:53
That's sad. But wish the best for the team.
2017-11-03 17:53
#16
SPERMY | 
Canada lame^ 
optic pls
2017-11-03 17:53
#17
Spain SR4 
They're scared of fnatic Kappa
2017-11-03 17:53
#18
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Portugal Wazaq 
Dignitas confirmed
2017-11-03 17:53
Don't think so probably a NA Team
2017-11-03 18:05
How do I know that?
2017-11-03 18:53
#19
fnx | 
Brazil DroidNTC 
INVITE TEAM VILLA MIX
2017-11-03 17:53
You cannot withdraw. -Scamsite
2017-11-03 17:53
Made my day. +1
2017-11-03 17:56
hahaha +1
2017-11-03 17:59
ROFL
2017-11-03 18:10
Why?
2017-11-03 17:53
dafuq with brazilians and visa issues?
2017-11-03 17:53
#57
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Belgium KevinGatesYo 
He's joining villamix team, just like when kng went back to Brazil to solve his "visa issues" right after the Dreamhack Montreal but that had nothing to do with visa issues, he was benched hahaha
2017-11-03 20:58
#24
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Brazil BuddyINSANE 
Let's go LG, we can do it! We smart, we loyal ,we friendly, we are from BRAZIL! (NoahTOO) Kreygasm
2017-11-03 17:54
LG?? They are not there retard
2017-11-03 18:03
#25
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Russia Nikosimus 
NiP please
2017-11-03 17:55
I think that GTR said in his stream that they don't want to come because of a different tournament or something (could be ESL Pro League Finals).
2017-11-03 17:57
#35
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Russia Nikosimus 
Oh, k then, better EPL Finals than this ofc:)
2017-11-03 18:01
When does the contract of zews end? Asking for Villa.mix!!
2017-11-03 17:55
#72
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Brazil yannscosta 
December, from what I heard.
2017-11-05 15:46
#27
malta | 
Malta vfXy0 
EXtatus plox
2017-11-03 17:56
#29
rain | 
Netherlands ThomCS 
100% cloud9 invite
2017-11-03 17:56
or Optic
2017-11-03 17:58
C9 invite incoming
2017-11-03 18:00
#36
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Greece knk74 
Plz optic
2017-11-03 18:02
HE IS JOINING VILLA MIX
2017-11-03 18:05
1 million for the 3 players.....
2017-11-03 18:07
c9 incoming
2017-11-03 18:06
you meant to say he needs time to move himself over to that new brazilian team? ha-ha
2017-11-03 18:07
Yeah, but gooid luck with that now that imm raised the bar to 1 million lol
2017-11-03 18:07
#45
NiKo | 
Poland Jaruzel 
Nice bs, just tell the truth. They can't play without a fckin coach, sure.
2017-11-03 18:08
#46
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Mexico romoresp 
gale force pls or optic :D
2017-11-03 18:10
Shame. Looking at the competition, Liquid might've won
2017-11-03 18:26
#51
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Sweden mixlax 
Optic!
2017-11-03 18:51
#54
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United States GWEBB 
Def C9 or Optic
2017-11-03 19:02
leaving liquid for villa mix LUL
2017-11-03 20:58
Whens the qualifiers?
2017-11-03 21:08
g2
2017-11-03 22:44
#64
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Sweden lawflezz 
nip better than g2
2017-11-04 00:27
#70
karrigan | 
North America Jkhes 
invite nip please, Sweeden grand final inc
2017-11-04 03:31
#71
f0rest | 
Sweden S3bluen 
Nip or Optic pls
2017-11-04 18:09
#73
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Colombia AlejoBuh 
ez invite 4 GFE
2017-11-06 05:42
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