Vitality to replace HellRaisers at StarSeries Season 7
The CIS team cite roster issues as the reason to skip the Chinese tournament as they have yet to finalise their squad after selling Özgür "woxic" Eker to mousesports, and benching Bence "DeadFox" Böröcz.
Vitality, who had finished in the second place in the European StarSeries qualifier, are currently ninth in the rankings after reaching the New Legends Stage of the IEM Katowice Major, where they were eliminated with a 2-3 record.
StarSeries Season 7 will begin this Saturday with the first round of the Swiss stage, which will be played in a best-of-three setting in its entirety. The initial match-ups, along with the complete tournament schedule, will be released later on Monday, HLTV.org has learned.
The final team list for the Chinese event looks as follows: