Grayhound, ORDER withdraw from eXTREMESLAND 2019 Asia Finals

Due to scheduling issues, Grayhound and ORDER will not be competing at the $100,000 eXTREMSLAND 2019 Asia Finals, with Genuine and Ground Zero coming in as replacements.

While the announcement of the two Oceanic teams pulling is revealed just a few days before the start of eXTREMESLAND 2019 Asia Finals (November 14-17), the overlap with the ESL Pro League S10 APAC group stage (November 16-18) was an issue known since the Oceania Regional Finals which took place at the end of October in Sydney.

Grayhound have pulled out of eXTREMESLAND in hopes of another EPL Finals appearance

The four teams involved — Grayhound, ORDER, Chiefs, and AVANT—, and two tournament organizers attempted to find a solution, the obvious one being changing the ESL Pro League dates, but according to a report by HTT News, AVANT was against that proposition, which stopped it from happening.

With the original dates sticking, Grayhound and ORDER decided to pull out of eXTREMESLAND and prioritize ESL Pro League Season 10, while eXTREMSLAND decided against inviting the next two teams based on the Regional Qualifier (Chiefs and AVANT) as replacements and have instead given the chance to Oceanic squads Ground Zero and Genuine. The decision was explained in the official statement from the tournament organizer:

"Over the past few weeks, and after countless discussions with all teams involved as well as ESL Australia and ESL Global, we have come to a decision. Because there were so many elements to the equation (including visa statuses, logistics, fairness etc), we believe the final decision had to do it’s best to overcome these issues while remaining true to the competitive spirit of eXTREMESLAND." - official statement

The updated schedule for eXTREMESLAND 2019 Asia Finals, which will take place on November 14-17 in Shanghai, China, is now as follows:

Meanwhile, the following four squads will fight online for one ESL Pro League spot in the APAC group stage on November 16-18:

#1
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United States EZ_4_Trump_CS 
TOO BAD
2019-11-10 14:49
EZ4TYLOO
2019-11-10 15:09
#29
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Brazil ZlatanIsGod 
EZ4ALISTAIRDATHOTSOFTBOY
2019-11-10 16:03
Yalla Habibub
2019-11-10 18:03
#2
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Ukraine zCainee 
D:
2019-11-10 14:49
Ez 4 pashabiceps
2019-11-10 16:49
#3
ZywOo | 
Germany Lukesamen 
Nice
2019-11-10 14:49
oh no!
2019-11-10 14:49
ez4bntet
2019-11-10 14:50
RNG buying order and grayhound players to make a new Australian superteam 👀👀
2019-11-10 14:52
No
2019-11-10 15:18
rip free money for grayhound
2019-11-10 14:53
Implying Chinese scammers would’ve paid them anyway
2019-11-10 14:55
#8
ISSAA | 
Algeria TixQ 
Group play !
2019-11-10 14:53
Thats sucks, tournament organizers f up scheduling again
2019-11-10 14:54
Avant r dogs they decided on a date but a an went against it so order and greyhound had to withdraw. And a an probably thought they would be a replacement but that backfired for em.
2019-11-10 15:19
#44
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New Zealand SkirmishX 
+1 avant dogs :(
2019-11-10 18:31
#56
walle | 
Australia sini_ 
Avant thought they had a chance for a pro league spot if grayhound and order weren't there. I'm sure they decided to ditch extremeland for the fact they want to deny a spot from avant. Lol
2019-11-11 02:49
#78
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Australia PuncherCS 
as they should if avant wanted to be dogs about it, they wont get any spots now.
2019-11-12 15:13
#11
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Asia Karbide 
Ez4BenTen best polish player
2019-11-10 14:56
ez for demise
2019-11-10 14:56
#13
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Australia |bruh| 
lol get fucked avant
2019-11-10 15:01
Ez4Demise
2019-11-10 15:01
GH would win this easily now ez for ViCi I think
2019-11-10 15:02
ur an idiot if u think vici have a chance
2019-11-11 17:43
reported
2019-11-11 18:18
such a crybaby
2019-11-12 02:53
#16
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Spain GamerGuillem 
Asia events are pure shit
2019-11-10 15:03
#17
jks | 
North America Neshie 
I can understand grayhound doing it, but why order.... Order should’ve taken this 100k competition.
2019-11-10 15:06
#26
Sakura | 
Japan Ron1E 
#24
2019-11-10 15:27
#28
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New Zealand YaBoiBunsen 
A pro league spot is worth way more than a 100k competition
2019-11-10 15:54
What do you mean way more, how much more?
2019-11-10 19:52
#60
erkaSt | 
Australia An_Ibis 
For the australian teams, it more about experience atm. Pro league offers this, extremesland... not so much
2019-11-11 04:02
Sure, thats true
2019-11-11 06:30
invite forsaken pls
2019-11-10 15:08
oh no what a shame
2019-11-10 15:10
Fuck avant mens((
2019-11-10 15:10
#22
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China tralia 
no( boring tourament
2019-11-10 15:17
#24
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France cedd 
The four teams involved — Grayhound, ORDER, Chiefs, and AVANT—, and two tournament organizers attempted to find a solution, the obvious one being changing the ESL Pro League dates, but according to a report by HTT News, AVANT was against that proposition, which stopped it from happening. cunts
2019-11-10 15:19
#30
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Australia |bruh| 
they got fucked anyway lmao no spot at the lan and grayhound will 100% get the oce epl spot anyway.
2019-11-10 16:10
#41
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France cedd 
i mean theyre still cunts for preventing greyhound and order from playing at this LAN
2019-11-10 17:33
yeah, they fucked everyone thinking they would get the spot. thankful the organisers didn’t give it to them
2019-11-10 21:44
stop talking aboit order pls they are way too bad now
2019-11-11 17:35
#27
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China serdim 
free money for vg and tyloo
2019-11-10 15:39
Yikes. Ali GL in next tourney
2019-11-10 16:14
#32
fer | 
India XCCUR8 
Entity #1
2019-11-10 16:15
#33
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Turkey MusTRelax 
#FearTheBois
2019-11-10 16:22
#34
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Turkey moonstercsgo 
#FearTheReapers
2019-11-10 16:25
EZ for AUGUST
2019-11-10 16:34
No respect Avant
2019-11-10 16:56
Still ez for EU teams from P0Land and Czech reP
2019-11-10 17:09
isnt it weird that 1 team refusing to reschedule can cause all this? if a workaround really was blocked by avant, that is a dick move. holds back our scene internationally.
2019-11-10 17:20
#40
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Turkey berkovic 
ezfor
2019-11-10 17:26
#42
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China Blitzer 
tyloo or vici ofc
2019-11-10 17:48
#45
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Brazil Beckermonster 
demise lmaooooooo
2019-11-10 18:42
new Renegades mix confirmed
2019-11-10 21:11
#48
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France LeDiplomate 
Free win for Alpha Red
2019-11-10 21:43
#50
Snax | 
Europe Krychaaaa 
who cars
2019-11-10 22:39
#51
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Australia opzy 
Fucking avant, what are you trying to do cunts. Obviously both teams are going to play epl over the other event, so why only let them play one
2019-11-10 22:57
#54
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Australia CLEGGY 
Yeah it's honestly so confusing. Avant didn't even take an extremesland spot and they have zero chance of.making it to epl final. Snake sterling still mad Grayhound kicked him
2019-11-11 01:00
#57
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Australia yaboyazza 
+1, also bad decision by ORDER to withdraw, they aren't getting an EPL spot and they would probably have a better chance of money at extremesland
2019-11-11 02:55
#65
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Australia CLEGGY 
chiefs and order should've just taken those extremesland spots
2019-11-11 10:20
order is still overrated af .... they seriously have no chance at extremesland too damn aussies
2019-11-11 17:38
#76
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Australia yaboyazza 
I don't think they'd win, but they may as well get some international experience and earn some money than play in a qualifier with no hope of winning.
2019-11-12 01:24
#52
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North America Fule 
Renegades buyout players confirmed.
2019-11-11 00:36
#53
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Australia CLEGGY 
Avant are snakes
2019-11-11 00:59
#55
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Germany [99DMG] aasli 
rly? a second team to call them self demise?:P
2019-11-11 01:26
#58
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Australia yaboyazza 
Avant bunch of dogs, thanks for trying to ruin the australian cs scene
2019-11-11 03:02
#59
erkaSt | 
Australia An_Ibis 
+1 Don't dog the boys
2019-11-11 03:59
Ez for August
2019-11-11 05:01
#63
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United States BGS 
LETS FREAKING GO MVP.PK! PLEASEEEEEE
2019-11-11 06:38
sry no chance for them just by looking at their last matches
2019-11-11 17:39
#71
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United States BGS 
I know :( They have been looking lost and glow has been playing some of his worst CS ever. They could have fielded such a better team since Solo's South Korean team seems to have never taken off. Still hopeful though that Glow and Termi can right the ship.
2019-11-11 17:41
Free win for Tyloo or Vici
2019-11-11 08:03
#66
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Europe m16r_Bra71l 
xaxaxxa
2019-11-11 12:58
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2019-11-11 14:47
was it avant or order that screwed over these guys? cant remember and cba looking for it
2019-11-11 17:58
the fuck is a turkish team doing in an asian qual. in every other sport they participate in eu quals. scared of the superior eu opponents?
2019-11-11 22:49
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