NOREG to miss WESG Finals due to visa issues

NOREG will not take part in the upcoming WESG World Finals due to visa issues, Morten "zEVES" Vollan has revealed.

In a Twitter post, the 26-year-old explained that the team "did not have enough time" to obtain visas to participate in the event, which is set to start on Tuesday.

NOREG, who had qualified for the WESG Finals after finishing top 12 at the European regional event, become the third team to pull out of the $1.5 million competition, following the withdrawals of Ukraine and EMC.

zEVES' NOREG will not attend the WESG event

The Norwegian side and EMC had been drawn in the very same group, which is now down to just two teams, MAX and ORDER.

Meanwhile, Morten "⁠zEVES⁠" Vollan revealed that NOREG will attend the BYOC qualifier for the upcoming Copenhagen Games event, which will take place from March 28 to April 1. 

Norway Morten 'zEVES' Vollan
Morten 'zEVES' Vollan
Age:
30
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.85
Maps played:
208
KPR:
0.59
DPR:
0.71
#2
cajunb | 
CIS spk13
WESG? lul.
2018-03-11 13:01
26 replies
Not enough time lul If they didn't want to go they should just say it I think 4/5 months should be enough time Especially if your going for an aliba event I think a half a trillion company would get you in
2018-03-11 13:07
22 replies
#46
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Denmark Twick_
sad for noreg
2018-03-11 13:06
1 reply
.-. yey
2018-03-11 18:09
#63
rain | 
Norway Norsk
China hates norway, so i bet it's harder to get a VISA there
2018-03-11 13:13
18 replies
#88
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Serbia Strumfleus
How tf can amy1 h8 norway
2018-03-11 13:47
12 replies
#89
rain | 
Norway Norsk
Because we gave dalai lama the nobel peace prize
2018-03-11 13:50
11 replies
#91
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Serbia Strumfleus
Ah i see
2018-03-11 13:51
lmao i didn't even remember that
2018-03-11 14:12
İ thought swedes gave the Nobel prize
2018-03-11 14:27
3 replies
#118
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Sweden Zaser5
Yea all except the peace prize
2018-03-11 14:51
#119
rain | 
Norway Norsk
They give the nobel prize in chemistry, physics, medicine and litterature
2018-03-11 14:52
1 reply
oh thanks for that info
2018-03-11 22:46
Well your fault...also gave one to obama for killing thousands and thousands of people lol
2018-03-11 14:30
2 replies
#133
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Spain daniip74
That's true
2018-03-11 16:10
the Nobel peace prize is a joke
2018-03-11 18:07
Lmao are they still butthurt about that
2018-03-11 17:40
#169
TaZ | 
China GOD742
Why you give a cunt nobel prize? Are you retarded?
2018-03-12 02:23
They are to fat and stupid gamers irl. That's why. laaazy gamers who doesn't check. ofc you have to tick a visa way before you sign in on the tournament, people think it's one day to get it. Emil meek did the same mistake in UFC. But gamers is the worst kind of stupid.
2018-03-11 15:04
3 replies
Can you show me the the really fat NOREG players
2018-03-11 17:40
2 replies
define really fat
2018-03-11 17:41
1 reply
Can you show me any just fat NOREG players
2018-03-11 17:43
China hates India as well,because India practically keeps giving Dalai Lama refuge since forever
2018-03-11 18:49
They only got 2 weeks to get VISAs, and noone lives close to the embassy
2018-03-12 08:02
#127
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CIS Ninja2k
wesg its so shit tournament lul, everyone dodge it.
2018-03-11 15:21
2 replies
true
2018-03-11 15:32
Ok but but wesg pay more on equal a major . Tell me If noreg a tier 999999999999999 team Will have another chance to compete to this prize? The qualifiers end in february How they don't get visa? They don't Go ? Ok . But they take a oportunity of others teams of play .
2018-03-11 18:07
No one will play wesg?
2018-03-11 13:00
6 replies
Exept for Flash* xD
2018-03-11 13:01
lol VICI - BOOT in Grand Final? because another teams have visa problems XD
2018-03-11 13:02
4 replies
maybe even chinese teams get visa problems who knows xd
2018-03-11 13:16
3 replies
LOL
2018-03-11 13:54
lol brother, such a shame u r not a comedian
2018-03-11 14:22
That was good ahhahaha
2018-03-11 15:14
#4
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Finland eMBeJaana
K
2018-03-11 13:00
lul
2018-03-11 13:00
one more..
2018-03-11 13:00
Nice
2018-03-11 13:00
otor
2018-03-11 13:00
#9
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Brazil DooteR_
WTF
2018-03-11 13:00
Wtf
2018-03-11 13:00
shit show
2018-03-11 13:00
everybody to miss wesg....
2018-03-11 13:00
China was a PROBLEM
2018-03-11 13:00
Why not MasterCard issues?
2018-03-11 13:00
5 replies
Nt
2018-03-11 13:01
ROFL
2018-03-11 13:25
Xddd
2018-03-11 13:34
#90
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Australia closet
lmaoo
2018-03-11 13:50
haahaha
2018-03-11 15:52
LMAOOOO
2018-03-11 13:00
#16
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Latvia kjyy
rip wesg
2018-03-11 13:00
WTF
2018-03-11 13:01
omg, this event is such a shitshow :DD
2018-03-11 13:01
#20
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Indonesia Dzapko
Max and order ez group
2018-03-11 13:01
LOL
2018-03-11 13:01
WHY NOREG
2018-03-11 13:01
#23
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Greece knk74
Lul
2018-03-11 13:01
landodgers? every1?!? something must be up with the lan. maybe they don't pay or some bs
2018-03-11 13:01
3 replies
no, they're avoiding third world country so they dont converted to stalinism in concentration camps
2018-03-11 13:43
2 replies
reply needs to have actual content
2018-03-11 14:34
1 reply
yes, agreed
2018-03-11 14:36
rip wesg WESG 2017 = fail
2018-03-11 13:01
2 replies
#33
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Finland Vkims
Its 2018
2018-03-11 13:02
1 reply
"WESG 2017 World Finals" And liquipedia.net/counterstrike/World_Elect..
2018-03-11 13:03
#29
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Russia razorVJ
Just stop hosting big tourneys in third-world countries like China or USA and make it in Europe where everyone can easily get visas.
2018-03-11 13:01
5 replies
Fcking +1
2018-03-11 13:16
ROFL, nice troll.
2018-03-11 14:06
#110
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Poland xkhao
+1
2018-03-11 14:32
#116
nexa | 
Portugal lvr1
+1
2018-03-11 14:50
Ukraine First-World? R um fucking kidding me?
2018-03-11 18:10
#30
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Netherlands Deji
Another one
2018-03-11 13:01
this is getting out of control
2018-03-11 13:02
just cancel it already
2018-03-11 13:03
#35
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Spain Alser
Well that group was already a joke but now it only has 2 teams: Team MAX and ORDER lmao what a shitshow
2018-03-11 13:03
It is not WESG's fault that Ukraine withdrawed.
2018-03-11 13:04
#38
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Turkey HitMachine
Vshagwyqaghseghwhssgdgd
2018-03-11 13:04
this is a completely disaster
2018-03-11 13:04
China sucks
2018-03-11 13:05
WESG is such a joke event. Dirty broken hotels, visa issues in mass, shit managed flights. Typical chinese event. Last year StarLadder did all the organisation, it was perfect. This year they thought they could do it themselfs. LUL.
2018-03-11 13:05
11 replies
so its WESG fault because of visa issues? Are you dumb?
2018-03-11 13:06
2 replies
Yes it is. For visas in china you need informations by the event organisation. WESG send them out way too late.
2018-03-11 13:06
#120
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Norway snik1
You're the dumb one. WESG said they could'nt book hoterls or flights before Visa was taken care of, but in order to get visa u need to have it booked already x)
2018-03-11 14:55
+1
2018-03-11 13:08
dirty broken hotels? lol the hotel itself is great. watch tarik's insta story and you'll find the answer
2018-03-11 13:09
6 replies
Yesterday the water was brown when you used hot water, now we don’t even have hot water, rooms are not clean(dust), restaurant is slow as hell and bad and there’s nothing around the hotel. Mixwell on Twitter twitter.com/Mixwell/status/9727396790228.. Nice waterquality: twitter.com/Mixwell/status/9724219149656.. C9 are paying a new hotel out of their own money, the old one is so bad.
2018-03-11 13:12
5 replies
idk bout that but it seems the architecture is good from what i saw in tarik's story but idk
2018-03-11 13:12
4 replies
C9 changed hotels as a result of the bad hotel in which the players were supposed to stay
2018-03-11 13:16
1 reply
+1 RUSH tweeted about that
2018-03-11 13:23
Is brown water a culture thing or something like that?
2018-03-11 14:21
1 reply
yes
2018-03-11 14:36
Wait does ORDER go through automatically now
2018-03-11 13:05
1 reply
Yeah
2018-03-11 13:23
i hope other teams dont have problem
2018-03-11 13:05
Any teams left at WESG? LUL
2018-03-11 13:05
Might aswell cancel the tournament lul
2018-03-11 13:07
#49
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Russia v1p3rrr
WESG - Withdraw Electronic Sport Games
2018-03-11 13:07
2 replies
today's post of hltv confirmed
2018-03-11 14:31
great one xD
2018-03-11 14:47
#50
NiKo | 
Europe trey_
xD
2018-03-11 13:07
#53
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Poland Oleczeq
LUL
2018-03-11 13:09
i dont see any difference between the WESG and the major itself LUL
2018-03-11 13:10
1 reply
Lul
2018-03-11 13:32
WESG was always a joke of a tournament but they are outdoing themselves this year :D
2018-03-11 13:10
XDDDD
2018-03-11 13:11
china new usa lul
2018-03-11 13:11
the reste of group h will get free 10000$ per team lul for not even playing lul
2018-03-11 13:12
Next will be sk and wololos lol
2018-03-11 13:12
#61
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Australia WaxNWayne
Ayyy ez fir muh boys from order. Automatically into the play offs i think.
2018-03-11 13:12
1 reply
Yeah xd Easy opponent in groups tho for Ago so its nice!
2018-03-11 13:14
china numba wan
2018-03-11 13:14
#65
Snax | 
Asia editz|
DEad event
2018-03-11 13:14
Wait. So MAX and Order are already through LOL. Eat my chips and NOREG are out and they both were in group H XDDDD
2018-03-11 13:14
2 teams in group H?ez qualify for ORDER and MAX toward quater-final
2018-03-11 13:14
1 reply
Interesting... Let's see what WESG will do here. Maybe just let them qualify to the playoffs? Or a one spot?
2018-03-11 18:13
due to brain issues
2018-03-11 13:17
china worst country for cs events?
2018-03-11 13:19
-SK, fnatic and cloud9 -some decent teams (all are missing though) -A huge amount of noname-teams. What a great tournament ...:
2018-03-11 13:20
2 replies
Ez money for fnatic tho
2018-03-11 13:24
Homesent has also a good chance to be fair. They are relatively new and tier 1 teams don't know how this team works.
2018-03-11 17:06
staged
2018-03-11 13:20
Norway Visa Issues??
2018-03-11 13:24
4 replies
#81
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Spain Alser
They probably asked for the visas like yesterday lol It's China though so who knows wtf can happen
2018-03-11 13:29
3 replies
I think WESG sent the required information way too late. I know for a fact they tried to get the VISA.
2018-03-11 14:15
2 replies
Talked to zEVES on stream, and he said they had 22 days, which is not that much.
2018-03-11 14:51
1 reply
I don’t know about in Norway but in the UK you can pay like 50 or 100 pounds extra and get a visa for China in 3 days. Also, I know for a fact that you don’t need to have flights or a hotel booked in order to be granted a visa for China, at least for British people anyway, I can’t imagine it’s any different for Norwegians. You do need a letter of invitation though, but it’s possible to get one of those from tour companies.
2018-03-12 01:34
LMAO
2018-03-11 13:32
What the fuck?
2018-03-11 13:32
There is 30 more teams so who cares about RUS Team and this noreg randoms?
2018-03-11 13:33
Visa issues is a pathetic reason when they have qualified for the event months ago Really dissapointed. Who gives a flying fuck about Copenhagen games.
2018-03-11 13:56
1 reply
You have to be already booked to get VISA, according to stream they had 22 days which is obviously not enough.
2018-03-11 17:41
China revenge Visa problem?
2018-03-11 13:56
#95
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Finland ginbay
Inb4 nobody goes there and gg China
2018-03-11 14:04
#96
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Czech Republic KLothbrok
who the f cares about some shitty ass tournament like wesg
2018-03-11 14:05
#98
EliGE | 
Turkey EydeX
rip
2018-03-11 14:07
If WESG organizers weren't stupid they would put one team from a 4 teams group to that 2 teams group ... Especially a team from the C9 Fnatic group as 2 teams out of the 3 best teams of that tourney are in that same group G ...
2018-03-11 14:20
Lol nice shitshow tourny
2018-03-11 14:20
#106
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Ukraine minemax
Too big for China... :)
2018-03-11 14:27
This event is falling apart before it's even started
2018-03-11 14:49
#121
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Finland Costeri
Can't wait for usual WESG delays also. One year there was finnish team playing and I waited 3hrs (4am to 7am) for game to start. Ended up falling asleep ~3 rounds in to the game
2018-03-11 14:56
#122
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China LKmonstA
VISA ISSUES=Can't win any money
2018-03-11 15:03
#126
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Indonesia Lya
Expected
2018-03-11 15:14
#128
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CIS Ninja2k
wesg its so shit tournament lul, everyone dodge it.
2018-03-11 15:21
#130
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France Deadfish
norway has problem to enter china. LOL what kind of joke is this?
2018-03-11 15:32
4 replies
Not strange at all. China really hates Norway since we gave nobel peaceprice to a chinese human rights activist. China is corrupt and still suppress people. He was jailed and died in prison last year.
2018-03-11 16:19
3 replies
Name of that guy?
2018-03-11 17:02
2 replies
Liu Xiaobo
2018-03-11 17:22
1 reply
Thanks man for the info!
2018-03-11 20:05
ANOTHA ONE
2018-03-11 15:35
EVEN DIS SHITTY TEAM WANTS TO SKIP DIS 1KK TOURNAMENT LUL
2018-03-11 16:30
#136
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Portugal dascouves
"we will go to cphgames instead" translation: "guys dont really want to travel across the world to play a tournament where 17/18th place is guarenteed for us, when theres a 1 hour train leaving in 20 minutes to copenhagen, and we actually have some chance in that tournament...."
2018-03-11 16:34
3 replies
maybe they saw pictures of the hotel.
2018-03-11 17:23
They had 22 days to get VISA, which is obviously not enough. Pair that with China's judgement of Norway giving Nobels peaceprice to both Dalai Lama and Liu Xiaobo (who got jailed and died there last year).
2018-03-11 17:44
+1
2018-03-11 18:16
Is there anyone who wont miss wesg?
2018-03-11 16:36
#138
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Russia seeep
nice group H: MAX and ORDER will fight for 2 spots in 1/16 lol
2018-03-11 16:50
#139
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Russia DJFors
WHY ORGANISATIONS DON'T HELP TO TEAMS EACH F* TIMES????!!!
2018-03-11 16:51
Doubt it was wesg fault this time since its norway and most likely they knew they qualify for the quarter finals so they just dodged it
2018-03-11 17:23
1 reply
WESG booked it way too late, according to stream they had 22 days which is obviously way too little time especially with a turbulent relationship.
2018-03-11 17:46
LUL
2018-03-11 17:35
#162
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Norway riSmArk
This was gonna be so hype with a norwegian team
2018-03-11 20:27
Just cancel that event and donate 1.5m to sk
2018-03-11 20:40
This torney is a mess so many teams left the tourney to not play and so many players decided to leave the event too just cancel it and donate the 1.5 mil to some one that deserves it like loop
2018-03-11 21:17
No one will play wesg
2018-03-11 22:40
Worst decision to host a tournament in communist China of all places
2018-03-11 23:45
#170
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United States y0rk
Always visa issues with China.
2018-03-12 02:59
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