HellRaisers replace Liquid at StarSeries i-League Season 7

Liquid have withdrawn from StarSeries i-League Season 7 due to a busy schedule, with HellRaisers replacing them at the event, the organizers have announced.

Liquid had initially been announced as one the first six invited teams to the $500,000 tournament back in November, but they have withdrawn from the tournament, citing a busy schedule.

At the moment, the only two events the North American side are confirmed to attend are the IEM Katowice Major and ESL Pro League Season 9 Americas, with the latter kicking off on April 12, only a few days after StarSeries i-League Season 7 comes to a close (April 7).

HellRaisers will return to the StarSeries stage in Season 7, after all

As their replacement, the organizers have chosen HellRaisers, who did not take part in the European qualifier that took place in December.

The updated team list of StarSeries i-League Season 7, which will take place in Shanghai on March 30 to April 7, looks as follows:

Lol wtf
2019-01-21 18:27
#4
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Portugal ItsAvenn 
Whyyyyy
2019-01-21 18:27
#17
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United States johnB_ 
EPL
2019-01-21 18:29
#47
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Germany Roflcopter234 
but other NA teams playing?!
2019-01-21 18:55
#49
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United States johnB_ 
Starladder March 30-April 7 EPL Starts April 12
2019-01-21 18:59
#72
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Denmark Lil187 
Taco was the problem
2019-01-21 19:20
#90
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United States Trump2020KAG 
+1
2019-01-21 19:47
ez 4 Woxissaa
2019-01-21 18:27
EZ4ENCE
2019-01-21 18:27
no Astralis and still skip
2019-01-21 18:28
#9
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Finland IFK 
Liquid scared of ENCE
2019-01-21 18:28
#14
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Germany Youdontknowme 
+1
2019-01-21 18:28
lowkey
2019-01-22 01:50
#10
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Germany Youdontknowme 
Why would you skip a 500000$ tournament
2019-01-21 18:28
#22
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United States Koosh34 
cuz chinaman apparently putting Americans in jail for no reason.
2019-01-21 18:32
#24
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Germany Youdontknowme 
Unlucky
2019-01-21 18:36
Maybe for drug trafficing lmao
2019-01-21 18:37
#26
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Brazil rodrigo0079 
No reason = trying to bring 500 kg of drugs into ching chong
2019-01-21 18:38
#39
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United States Koosh34 
ching chong sending thousands of pounds of feytenal into america serves them right.
2019-01-21 18:44
#53
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United States Freakmode 
NRG and rogue ain’t scurred
2019-01-21 19:00
#61
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United States Koosh34 
Rogue will literally go to jail to play a lan at this point. NRG I expect will also probably pull out.
2019-01-21 19:06
#73
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Denmark Lil187 
Taco was the problem
2019-01-21 19:20
#76
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United States Koosh34 
nah they just played with 0 fucks given pushing and making aggro plays. I want to see how they do when they can't just string a bunch of rounds together then I will believe.
2019-01-21 19:22
Take it easy you pathetic yankee, we shall not arrest foreigners for no criminal reasons, not like what you have did to a lady.
2019-01-22 03:25
#186
Summer | 
China SWhinX 
lel Maybe in his opinion drug is legal in China
2019-01-25 12:09
Unexpect
2019-01-21 18:28
Deadfox top 1
2019-01-21 18:28
lul
2019-01-21 18:28
#15
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Finland lasarus 
Now it's 2EZ4ENCE
2019-01-21 18:29
oh,come on..
2019-01-21 18:29
#18
NiKo | 
India BCaddict 
Starseries has become a 500k$ event!! 😳
2019-01-21 18:30
Probably would've won too. Unluko.
2019-01-21 18:30
#21
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United States ferric 
Dangit, still I guess it makes sense since theyd rather play EPL and be fully focused for that.
2019-01-21 18:31
#48
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Germany Roflcopter234 
where they will get less $
2019-01-21 18:56
#67
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United States ferric 
Nope, EPL 1st place prize is the same as Starladder, and it's more prestigious since the world's actual best teams will be at it unlike this even where it's pretty much just MIBR and a weakened FaZe. Also EPL counts towards the grand slam, so they were smart to choose preparing hard for EPL over this.
2019-01-21 19:17
#85
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Germany Roflcopter234 
but they wont get 1st in epl thats what I was saying :D
2019-01-21 19:32
#91
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United States Trump2020KAG 
edit----nvm was gona say onliners get into epl championship event but this year doing it on lan
2019-01-21 19:50
I wonder if Liquid plan to go the Astralis route and pick and choose the most important events. This could be really really good for their performance. Also, if Astralis were to beat them next time, it would let them go back to the drawing board for an event with their new coach adreN and rethink things.
2019-01-21 18:39
#29
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United Kingdom rainNoMajor_ 
why do bth astralis and liquid skip ez 250k
2019-01-21 18:39
#36
JaCkz | 
United States Bochanka 
Not sure. Why liquid would skip since astralis isn’t there lol. This is anyone’s tourney now lol
2019-01-21 18:41
#128
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Czech Republic JackReacher 
Navi lul
2019-01-22 09:04
or big or faze or mibr
2019-01-22 19:25
Tier8 tournament
2019-01-21 18:39
no Astralis or Liquid
2019-01-21 18:40
#32
JaCkz | 
United States Bochanka 
You invite teams like Spirit, Wild, and Rogue. Instead of G2?
2019-01-21 18:40
#40
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United States Ethans^ 
Every team you listed qualified they weren’t invited idiot
2019-01-21 18:45
#54
JaCkz | 
United States Bochanka 
No need to call me an idiot just because I didn’t know they qualified. Maybe learn to be more of a human rather than a wasted rat
2019-01-21 19:01
#112
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United States Ethans^ 
You tried to call out a organizer for being unfair when you didn’t even bother to look how those teams got into the tournament
2019-01-21 23:03
#116
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Denmark Ramp8 
+1, even americans can be pain in the ass
2019-01-22 00:03
yea i didnt call them idiots though, just you calling me one because like i said before i dont follow the scene like you do, so learn to be a little bit more respectful and not such a trash human.
2019-01-22 19:23
#185
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United States Ethans^ 
It’s the internet you’re in the wrong place if you’re looking for civilized communication I’m not trying to be a prick I just hate when people call others out for something when they are un educated about it. Also it doesn’t take much to look at the tournament on Hltv and see that they qualified and weren’t invited not my fault you didn’t take the time to check
2019-01-25 01:43
I don’t have time to sit on my computer looking at this shit all day. Maybe all you kids need to realize some of us have real lives with real jobs so we don’t sit looking at cs all day.
2019-01-30 20:14
And go back and look what I said. Nothing rude. You tho.... you’re that guy that laughs at anyone who isn’t as smart or knowledgeable about something as you. Be more wise. Grow up
2019-01-30 20:16
#200
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United States Ethans^ 
Yet here you are responding more then I and you have a Hltv account you Lose all credibility to say that you don’t look at cs all the time grow up and stop being so hurt that someone insulted you
2019-02-01 21:24
YAGAGAGAGAGAGAGAGAGAGAGAGAGAGAGAHAHAHAHAGAGAGAGAGAGAGAGGAGAGAAGAGAGAGGAGAGAGAA RAT
2019-02-02 23:14
Just proves my point! Keep talking
2019-02-02 23:15
#44
hooch | 
Russia c0ldl3ss 
hltv.org/events/4240/starseries-i-league.. Spirit,Wild and rogue make it via Qualifier. hltv.org/events/4291/starseries-i-league.. G2 wasn't even at quals,so what's the problem?
2019-01-21 18:48
#55
JaCkz | 
United States Bochanka 
Ok thank you for clarifying with me. I didn’t know, now I do. At least you didn’t think I was an idiot because I don’t follow every little thing about the pro scene.
2019-01-21 19:02
#117
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Indonesia linekerrr 
literally 1 click away from knowing
2019-01-22 00:16
thx cpt obvious
2019-01-22 19:24
#33
s1mple | 
Europe SQXZAF 
-Mibr + VP
2019-01-21 18:40
#37
JaCkz | 
United States Bochanka 
-Wild +G2
2019-01-21 18:41
tier 1.5 -> tier 3 tournament
2019-01-21 18:41
I shit in my pants while reading ur nickname 😂
2019-01-22 10:19
thx hehe
2019-01-22 11:21
#35
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Europe KrakeNCSGO 
ez 250k$ for navi
2019-01-21 18:41
#38
JaCkz | 
United States Bochanka 
Or BIG
2019-01-21 18:42
#58
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Germany Surcal___ 
U Sure ? xDDDD
2019-01-21 19:05
#59
JaCkz | 
United States Bochanka 
Big with Xantares are about to destroy people
2019-01-21 19:05
#62
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Germany Surcal___ 
im not sure, gob b and tizian still not close to tier 1 but when Tabsen and Xantares have a good day they can beat all, yes
2019-01-21 19:07
#64
JaCkz | 
United States Bochanka 
+Smooya
2019-01-21 19:08
#65
JaCkz | 
United States Bochanka 
I’ll say this though. Big are better than Navi on paper now. Big have 3rd best roster
2019-01-21 19:08
#66
JaCkz | 
United States Bochanka 
Xantares and Tabsen both make top20 next year no matter what and Smooya maybe too! Really like big rn
2019-01-21 19:10
#41
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Denmark Zorrondo 
why is liquid skipping the easiest money of their lifes?
2019-01-21 18:46
#42
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Brazil SecondKS 
-DeadFox +ScreaM when???
2019-01-21 18:46
#63
JaCkz | 
United States Bochanka 
That actually would be insane. Only problem is the the language
2019-01-21 19:07
#79
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Slovakia SLAVak 
Language? I'm pretty positive that Scream speaks English, since he played in international rosters. Or did you think that Hungary, Turkey and Jordan are slavic countries and that the team speaks russian? lmao
2019-01-21 19:27
#83
JaCkz | 
United States Bochanka 
I’m not sure what language Hellraisers speak in so idk
2019-01-21 19:31
#105
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Brazil SecondKS 
hellraisers speak in english. Just ANGE1 and hobbit speak russian
2019-01-21 21:39
ok so yea scream could work there and that would be cool
2019-01-22 19:22
#84
JaCkz | 
United States Bochanka 
And yea scream knows English. Not the greatest but he still knows it
2019-01-21 19:32
hahaha kids u know nothing.. change the support to a starfragger.. hr would collapse an go rage on each other in 2 weeks :]] deadfox is brain-oriented player, who nows all grenades and go first to die and make the situations better for the mates.. scream is the opposite of deadfox, he can only focus the crosshair and nothing else.. thats why he is not in teams like hr.. its clear that scream has more firepower than df, but hr would be much worst with him :] so problem is not the english :]] just check Faze.. no karrigan no party..
2019-01-22 14:51
or check mibr.. since taco enytry is gone, they are shit, even with a player like stewie.. fallen knows what i want to say.. :D
2019-01-22 15:14
Botfox
2019-01-23 15:05
#184
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Brazil SecondKS 
ANGE1 with support and positions of deadfox, ezz HR
2019-01-24 18:46
that could work bro, but its not so easy to call when you are the 1st dead player within the team, u have less infos after u die, or slower info AT LEAST.. Thats why they do it like this nowadays!
2019-01-25 15:03
#197
ANGE1 | 
Russia ultnie 
Ange1 already did it when there was russian speaking HR team, so it won't be something completely new for him.
2019-01-28 06:44
#45
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United States DervGuy 
Nooooooo Liquid missing out on EZ$$$ FeelsBadMan
2019-01-21 18:50
#46
allu | 
Finland Pekkause 
EZ4ENCE
2019-01-21 18:53
#50
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Other jotto 
Liquid going Astralis mode skipping tournaments.
2019-01-21 18:59
insane downgrade for the tournament. now I guess it'll be an easy victory for the 0 players team "Wild"
2019-01-21 18:59
#52
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Ukraine minemax 
Liquid were shook.
2019-01-21 18:59
wow
2019-01-21 19:02
come on man
2019-01-21 19:04
equal replacement
2019-01-21 19:06
#75
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Denmark Lil187 
Taco was the problem
2019-01-21 19:21
Gave free win to FaZe (:
2019-01-21 19:18
Final = Ence vs NRG.
2019-01-21 19:23
#69
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Finland JAarnio 
EZ4ENCE SURELY
2019-01-21 19:19
#74
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Denmark Lil187 
Taco was the problem
2019-01-21 19:20
#77
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United States skroobman 
Should be avangar not HR
2019-01-21 19:23
+1
2019-01-22 07:40
#80
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Slovakia SLAVak 
Why do they call Hellraisers a European roster?
2019-01-21 19:29
3 players from Europe
2019-01-21 20:53
technically they have only 2 guys from Europe and rest from Asia.
2019-01-21 21:13
#107
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Slovakia SLAVak 
Yep, exactly my point..
2019-01-21 21:59
gratz mate, seems geography teaching is on very high level in Slovakia!
2019-01-21 22:13
#111
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Slovakia SLAVak 
No need to be sarcastic. I was just agreeing with you.
2019-01-21 22:36
Sorry, if it seems sarcastic, I had no such meaning in my words.
2019-01-22 13:04
#138
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Slovakia SLAVak 
Ah my bad, it's so easy to misinterpret messages on the internet. Especially on the hltv, since half of the community are baiters or toxic kids.
2019-01-22 16:51
no its not, most of slovakia is so poor because of corruption and schools are so bad, so geography is very bad
2019-01-22 07:41
#139
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Slovakia SLAVak 
Well our geography has been quite good and I'm from one of the less developed regions. To be honest our school system is very good compared to the foreign countries. Just for comparisson, I went to a university in Bratislava, but I mostly learn new things, which are more theoretical in nature. Many students from our school went to countries like Netherlands, UK, Denmark, Scotland. But these students are the ones helping their classmates because all the stuff they learn has already been taught at our high school. They also make a lot of projects and meaningless stuff. And I'm not talking about some unknown schools, most of these universities are pretty well known.
2019-01-22 16:59
#89
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United States Trump2020KAG 
scum bags win 1 event and now they to good for star series.....WOW disappointed
2019-01-21 19:46
#120
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United States kearCS 
That is not the reason, but okay
2019-01-22 01:26
#121
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United States Trump2020KAG 
ohhh ok captain obvious thanks for correcting my errors
2019-01-22 01:34
#146
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France Marvelus 
+1
2019-01-23 07:05
#96
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Hungary saxxo 
Glad to read this. HR is a decent t2 team who never get an invite from tournaments with more than 100k prize money.
2019-01-21 20:40
why is Liquid withdrawing from every tournament in China, wtf
2019-01-21 20:53
especially strange after stew addition!
2019-01-21 21:11
Too busy to attend the $500k event? hmm, ok.
2019-01-21 21:11
just free money to mibr or navi
2019-01-21 21:30
there iz is or condition.... so its not free!!
2019-01-22 04:20
#108
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Brazil hugoooo 
So ex-Wild will attend???
2019-01-21 22:08
They started to act like #1 after one lucky win
2019-01-21 22:27
#114
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Romania TheWizard741 
How come that they are replaced by Hellraisers who didn't even play in the qualifier for this event? Why wouldn't they just invite one of the 2nd place teams from the qualifiers?
2019-01-21 23:11
+1
2019-01-22 01:20
#134
Zeus | 
Finland Olter 
Because that never happens Also HR more valuable publicity than the trash from qualifier
2019-01-22 13:08
#144
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Romania TheWizard741 
I mean Vitality was second in the EU qualifier. They would also bring in a bunch of publicity especially after qualifying for the major
2019-01-22 21:59
#145
Zeus | 
Finland Olter 
"especially after qualifying for the major" new unproven team qualifies for one thing and suddenly they are very big names uuhhhh no.
2019-01-22 22:13
#149
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Romania TheWizard741 
well they also won dreamhack atlanta before and i cant remember the last time hellraisers actually won something. i never said vitality is a very big name in the scene but i believe it's more out there right now compared to HR
2019-01-23 17:38
This has happened a lot of times. I think I saw someone said that SL and HR have the same CEO or something, when HR was invited to SL Invitational Shanghai. Anyway they are very close to each other.
2019-01-22 16:33
#118
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Latvia im da bes 
They do what Astralis do so hard just like in this video youtu.be/JynL2khipNc?t=260 4:20
2019-01-22 01:06
#125
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China Winner_Z 
ez for Faze
2019-01-22 07:16
#129
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United Kingdom munt_ 
Tbf I think Hellraisers usually more interesting to watch so not a big loss
2019-01-22 09:56
#133
Zeus | 
Finland Olter 
EZ 4 ENCE Even tho it was ez even before that
2019-01-22 13:07
#148
liTTle | 
CIS Dowa) 
i thought it was gonna say hellraisers replace deadfox nice bait
2019-01-23 15:08
#187
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Brazil VeryMibrGuy 
EZ4 MiBR
2019-01-25 12:10
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