Virtus.pro invited to ZOTAC Cup Masters

Virtus.pro have been invited to compete at ZOTAC Cup Masters, the event's organisers have revealed on Weibo.

The Polish giants are the fourth team confirmed for the event, joining the previously two invitees, VG.Flash and TYLOO, and the winner of the Asian regional event, MVP PK.

Currently ranked 15th in the world, Virtus.pro were last seen at the CS:GO Asia Championships, in Shanghai, where they finished runners-up to Natus Vincere after beating TYLOO - both in the groups and in the semi-finals - and Heroic.

Virtus.pro confirmed for the event in Hong Kong

The ZOTAC Cup Masters will run from August 24-26 in Hong Kong, with $300,000 on the line. The last four tournament spots will be filled by the winners of the European and Americas regional events and by two more invitees.

The team list for the event currently looks as follows:

China VG.Flash
Korea MVP PK
Other Invite #4
Other Americas Finals winner
China TYLOO
Poland Virtus.pro
Other Invite #5
Other Europe Finals winner
Virtus.Advanced
2018-06-22 11:29
VP in 2018 LUL washed up players.
2018-06-22 11:30
#21
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Other syrso
Why do they still get invites? They could not even qualify if needed
2018-06-22 11:32
#29
NEO | 
Poland ScR1337
Coz fanbase, ppl just like and want to wach them, its not always about playing, its about viewers and so on
2018-06-22 11:35
there is no polaks in HK and there is no big VP fanbase here aswell more likely VP org their team a slot nokappa
2018-06-22 11:55
U dont know what u are saying shut up fast
2018-06-22 12:18
nt fox
2018-06-22 13:02
+1
2018-06-22 16:24
+2
2018-06-23 00:16
NT, wait a sec who the fuck is pro from HK, wait .... No one at all lmao
2018-06-23 01:47
Freeman
2018-06-23 10:12
you got mroe than 5 times higher population in canada than HK, and you got 2 relevant pro players but acting like your country is 10 time major winer also, how is the number of pro players connected to the fanbase? expected from 12yo 20iq kid on hltv
2018-06-23 13:54
#171
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Poland Apollo93
+1
2018-06-23 22:58
Ok no scene. You are probably some fat low life who proves his pseudo intellect by being a toxic cunt on HLTV. Gratz
2018-06-24 16:44
toxic cunt trying to call some1 toxic lol static.esea.net/global/images/content_im.. 2nd from left is you, right? cya noscene
2018-06-24 17:23
Canada>HK like wdym.
2018-06-24 17:29
in terms on being toxic? no way i can beat this
2018-06-24 18:03
Die from the smog that pollutes your city
2018-06-24 17:30
enjoy your read only
2018-06-24 18:03
lol good1
2018-06-24 18:06
Please explain this S***t in nice englando.
2018-06-22 12:39
the fact that i missed 1 word doesnt make my english bad, mr.us_tech_support
2018-06-22 13:03
#72
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Finland Vkims
Because they probably were biggest team who even wanted to attend this tournament
2018-06-22 12:44
+1 free money.
2018-06-22 13:44
zotac pls pls invite astralis.i am gonna suck my dick if u invite ast
2018-06-22 12:49
#157
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Germany grabke
judging by the team list Astralis would never accept an invite ! None of the Top Teams are obviously there. Only options are teams like Virtus.chinese for this event.
2018-06-23 01:43
#2
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Netherlands lordkarim1
gl
2018-06-22 11:29
hf
2018-06-22 11:36
GG
2018-06-22 13:25
Of course
2018-06-22 11:29
#5
JoJo | 
Finland Gogito
Not expected
2018-06-22 11:30
Pathetic
2018-06-22 11:30
#7
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Poland AntasAntas
Expected
2018-06-22 11:30
#10
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Netherlands Waduheked
Yo, ez money
2018-06-22 11:30
Stop
2018-06-22 11:30
NICE
2018-06-22 11:31
#13
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Europe LoookATme
lul
2018-06-22 11:31
Another wasted spot Nice
2018-06-22 11:31
#19
s0m | 
United Kingdom LFX
-1
2018-06-22 11:32
#73
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Finland Vkims
Wasted?
2018-06-22 12:44
How about SS participating in ESL One Belo Horizonte? Wasn't that a wasted spot?
2018-06-22 13:48
Beat SK 2-0 but ok
2018-06-22 14:36
sk? wtf is this alive?
2018-06-22 16:33
Beat SK? LMAO sk in 2018? bte Sk threw them out from the tourny. NT
2018-06-22 16:40
India talking
2018-06-22 22:28
Oh look, the daily ZOTAC hltv post -_-
2018-06-22 11:31
#16
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Netherlands Darkrain
Othewise Asia has no chance
2018-06-22 11:31
#17
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Indonesia Exodd
VP always gets invited together with Chinese team nowadays, might as well play in China lul
2018-06-22 11:31
It's because of BnTeT. He requests these chinese organizers to invite his brothers from polish mother.
2018-06-22 13:49
#17
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Indonesia Exodd
VP always gets invited together with Chinese team nowadays, might as well play in China lul
2018-06-22 11:31
+1
2018-06-22 11:32
I mean, they have 5 Indonesian players
2018-06-22 11:59
#67
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African Union mikecool
Lel
2018-06-22 12:23
#150
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Germany uRaguuu
what is wrong with an indonesian team playing in asian cup?
2018-06-22 19:29
Virtus.lul Only way they play 200k$+ events is to getting invites for these asian tournaments. No more top tier events. Pathetic situation. Honestly they must disband.
2018-06-22 11:33
They can only show their performance at those Chinese tournaments. Probably they hadn't even qualified for the Minor of this year's Major
2018-06-22 11:34
they are at the major already and i think this one will be the last major for neo and pasha. Snax and byali need to find new teams.
2018-06-22 11:58
I love VP but snax is no more consistent than neo and pasha right now
2018-06-22 14:48
interested like ur cs scene
2018-06-22 16:33
Butthurt polack
2018-06-22 19:23
gl hf Virtus.pro #gogovp
2018-06-22 11:33
Im waiting for some headshots from Byali :D This guy is beast lately.
2018-06-22 11:33
#26
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Germany Flachzange
keen to see them on the big stage again :)
2018-06-22 11:33
+1
2018-06-22 11:35
Wasted spot
2018-06-22 11:36
Wasted spot
2018-06-22 11:37
#34
Xyp9x | 
Czech Republic Puqet
Is vp Now an Asian team lmao
2018-06-22 11:40
Nice ;_)
2018-06-22 11:42
Nice event 300k$ prize pool with TyLuL and Virtus.Main
2018-06-22 11:45
#37
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Luxembourg alex24
wasted spot
2018-06-22 11:45
waste of spot
2018-06-22 11:46
they are inviting local talents: china korea indonesia
2018-06-22 11:47
+1
2018-06-22 12:05
VP is local talent?
2018-06-22 12:07
Well now that you mention it, I guess not. They are local, but they are not talent.
2018-06-22 12:09
#91
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Greece knk74
They are from indonisia
2018-06-22 13:35
+ 1
2018-06-22 17:18
virtus.invite
2018-06-22 11:47
Virtus.playinginAsia
2018-06-22 11:48
#43
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Russia Tarasov
please stop invite VP
2018-06-22 11:50
tier 3 team invited at tier 3 tournament expected
2018-06-22 11:50
with tier 1 prize pool
2018-06-22 11:58
money for small teams to live
2018-06-22 12:02
yes
2018-06-22 12:36
#77
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Finland Vkims
Easy money from asia
2018-06-22 12:49
#45
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Namibia banned_so
HAAHHAHAHA
2018-06-22 11:51
LMAOOOOOOO VP ARE THE WORST TEAM IN THIS EVENT SO FAR HAHAHAHAH XD
2018-06-22 11:53
+1
2018-06-22 12:18
#75
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Finland Vkims
0/8 and -1
2018-06-22 12:48
#155
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Poland KasPro
nt
2018-06-22 23:42
"fan of Virtus.pro"
2018-06-23 06:21
#161
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Poland KasPro
Name checks out
2018-06-23 09:25
in what way?
2018-06-23 09:37
#164
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Poland KasPro
That you're a very intelligent person
2018-06-23 09:43
yes i am but you dont need to be to tell that Virtus.poo is trash
2018-06-23 09:49
#167
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Poland KasPro
Ok and your mom is from India
2018-06-23 09:53
dont think såå
2018-06-23 10:31
OMEGA LUL
2018-06-22 11:54
a g a i n
2018-06-22 12:01
virtus.invited
2018-06-22 12:02
+1111
2018-06-22 12:22
#58
NEO | 
Poland kawi92
Comone VP take this!
2018-06-22 12:07
pathetic
2018-06-22 12:08
VP again lol. At first I was very glad to see they can come to China to play CSGO, but when they come here too frequently, it's hard to say "welcome" to them, so strange.
2018-06-22 12:17
#111
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Poland Kobel_
They rarely get invited to T1 events nowadays, don't give a shit about online leagues, won't play qualifiers, probably get offerts at DreamHack Open-level events which they won't accept cause of lower prize pool... So it leaves them with Chinese events which aren't stacked, but have a crapload of money up to grabs Talk about being lazy
2018-06-22 15:44
#115
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North America Krulcifer
Sad because its easy money for them have u seen the teams in the qualifiers I was looking forward to some tier 2-3 cs teams but its probably just going to be gambit and vp grandfinal Just waiting for north now
2018-06-22 16:09
#142
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Poland Kobel_
Gambit? No, don't think so. They won't even qualify. Kinguin/Imperial will and I'm leaning more towards Imp, Gambit are not the same team they used to be and I won't even be suprised if they lose to x-kom on inferno (they are playing rn)
2018-06-22 17:46
#148
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Poland Kobel_
Actually they're showing up... huh, we'll see later.
2018-06-22 18:33
SSTOP INVITE VP LOL
2018-06-22 12:20
#88
Snax | 
Asia editz|
So invt Bot Allu??
2018-06-22 13:32
#66
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Germany xoutblaze
LOL
2018-06-22 12:22
#68
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Dominican Republic asdawda
they won't do shit vs tier 4 but maybe they'll surprise me
2018-06-22 12:23
#74
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Finland Vkims
They win thiz
2018-06-22 12:46
Hahaahahahhaahahahahahahahah Ahahahahahahhahaahha no
2018-06-22 17:15
> 2018 >VP still gets invites XD
2018-06-22 12:33
#78
mir | 
Lithuania 7000won
ez for imperial
2018-06-22 12:53
XDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD
2018-06-22 13:04
2 big finals in this year , maybe they will win this time :)
2018-06-22 13:07
tier 2 event with tier 1 prize pool, seems about right for VP xdddddddddddddddd
2018-06-22 13:07
+1 tier 3 events invite tier 3 teams. Sk next invite confirmed yet?
2018-06-22 13:20
#86
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Sweden ezchip
xd
2018-06-22 13:22
#89
Snax | 
Asia editz|
Just Cry VP Haters
2018-06-22 13:33
#90
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Poland TheTytek
wasted slot
2018-06-22 13:34
#92
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Greece knk74
Much better than ago
2018-06-22 13:36
#94
Snax | 
Asia editz|
XD rekt
2018-06-22 13:41
#99
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Netherlands Waduheked
Yo man you are so sweet and happy with the rest of the world and the people who are interested in learning more about the position in the US for the last month of the month when I was in the hospital for a few years now but I'm not sure if you are interested in buying a new car or something like a hoola hoolahop
2018-06-22 13:54
#100
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Hungary saxxo
Why? And ok, I am a HR supporter, but where is HR? They are still ranked 16 and nearly never get any invite. VP is not even a t2 team in 2017 and 2018, but they always get the invites because of their name...
2018-06-22 14:08
Because of huge VP fanbase? HR fanbase is like 20 people. This is why they get invites.
2018-06-22 15:05
#137
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Hungary saxxo
Why are you so agressive? I also like VP, but I am not blind.
2018-06-22 17:09
Im not agressive at all, just answering to stupid questions m8
2018-06-22 18:01
#153
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Hungary saxxo
It is stupid, because you dont want see the point. There is nothing to do with it.
2018-06-22 21:38
It isn't stupid because you want to see your point... we can do that all day.
2018-06-23 09:01
#123
NEO | 
Poland z0ruu
2018-06-22 16:27
#136
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Hungary saxxo
Not even worth to reply...
2018-06-22 17:07
#101
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Poland KasPro
Deserved
2018-06-22 14:23
Asia love VP
2018-06-22 14:34
Vantus.disbandus >
2018-06-22 14:46
#151
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Poland ChriZz23
Natus.S1mplere
2018-06-22 19:40
Tier 2 event
2018-06-22 15:01
ez for pasha
2018-06-22 15:46
#113
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Portugal osakO
disband pls
2018-06-22 15:50
VP, best team in Asia.
2018-06-22 16:05
#119
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Belarus Dat_Boi
Stop inviting VP. Praise the kek.
2018-06-22 16:25
#121
NEO | 
Poland z0ruu
kiss my ass
2018-06-22 16:25
#122
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Belarus Dat_Boi
You will kiss my ass. Praise the kek.
2018-06-22 16:26
#120
NEO | 
Poland z0ruu
lul ez ..
2018-06-22 16:25
good
2018-06-22 16:30
#134
NiKo | 
Europe trey_
why
2018-06-22 16:54
There are better teams in the EU Finals LOL
2018-06-22 17:16
Undeserved
2018-06-22 17:33
Becomming worse and worse every month, Wonder how low they will fall but theyre already pretty damn low
2018-06-22 17:49
Virtus.China
2018-06-22 19:58
#165
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Poland LucaS04
+1
2018-06-23 09:49
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