ponkt to stand in for Uniquestars at Asia Minor
Uniquestars qualified for the Asia Minor by winning the Middle East & South Asia Open Qualifier. However, the Israeli squad will not be able to use their full lineup as hydra couldn't secure a visa to enter the United Kingdom where the event is taking place.
ponkt will replace the aforementioned player at the Asia Minor which will take place on July 16-20. The top two teams at the event will qualify for the FACEIT Major New Challengers Stage.
Uniquestars will compete in Group B alongside TYLOO, Tainted Minds, and 5POWER who will have three stand-ins. Over on Group A, Signature—another team that had visa issues—have been replaced by BOOT-d[S] while VG.Flash are having to play with Zhenghui "z8z" Liu instead of YuanZhang "Attacker" Sheng.
Uniquestars will have the following lineup at the Asia Minor: