DreamHack has issued a statement about the decision to get Immortals forfeit the very first map of the grand final in Montreal.
The DreamHack Open up Montreal title decider began with Northgetting an automatic one-map lead due to three of Immortals' players failing to show up with time for the match.
Having a quick 16-9 triumph on Cobblestone, To the north were crowned champions, winning their first event since becoming a member of the organisation created by F. C. Copenhagen and Nordisk Film at the start of the yr.
In a statement, DreamHack explained that the Brazilian team had been educated that the final would start one hour after the second semi-final, featuring North and CLG, had concluded, included in the "accelerated scheduled that the entire tournament continues to be running on. inch
With the second semi-final ending after just two maps, DreamHack changed the starting time of final to 03: 30. Fifteen minutes previous that time, Immortals still were not ready to perform, forcing them to forfeit the first map from the final. The team was then provided "an additional 15 minutes to be ready", with the second map starting only at goal: 56.
You can read DreamHack's statement below:
"The grand final of DreamHack ASTRO Open up in Montreal had been scheduled to start at 3: 30PM nearby time, following the bottom line of the second somewhat final between To the north and Cloud9. The time was set with a one hour interval, from the second semi final concluding to the start of the grand final.
"Following the first semi final, in which Immortals won against CLG, the actual team was educated that the grand final would be scheduled to start one hour after the second semi final experienced concluded, as a part of the actual accelerated scheduled that the entire tournament continues to be running on, communicated to all attending teams ahead of time.
"During the second semi final, Immortals was once more educated about the start time of the grand final, as this match had been nearing its end. Once the semi final concluded, Immortals were informed that they ought to now setup on stage for the final. At 3: 05PM, Immortals had just two of the players present and ready.
"Immortals had been informed that if these were not ready by 3: 45PM - 15 minutes after scheduled start time - then they would forfeit the first map, in accordance with our rulebook.
"Immortals were not ready by 3: 45PM and thus forfeited the first chart against North. Immortals were given an additional 15 minutes to be ready, otherwise they were subject to forfeit the entire match, according to our rulebook. Per 3: 56PM the actual match was live.
"Thanks for the audience on site within Montreal and viewers at home for tuning in for another DreamHack ASTRO Open occasion, we continue within Denver on Oct 20-22. For more information regarding our Denver occasion go here. "
Within a Facebook post, Immortals member Lucas "LUCAS1"Teles blamed fatigued for the incident and stated that his team's players are jet lagged after venturing from Malmö earlier in this week, which made him, Henrique "HEN1" Teles and Vito"kNgV-" Giuseppe rest through their alarm clocks after determining to take a 30-minute nap in between fits. www.csgo4skin.com