FunPlus Phoenix Are Out Of VCT Masters Iceland: Know Why?

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The primary worldwide Valorant LAN of 2022 is nearing. 12 of the world’s finest groups will journey to Iceland to battle for the title of VCT 2022 Stage 1 Masters champions. Valorant is returning to LAN in 2022 in a well-known setting. The primary VCT Masters occasion of 2022 will return to the Icelandic capital Reykjavik, which hosted the Stage 2 Masters occasion in Could 2021. FunPlus Phoenix are out of VCT Masters Iceland: Know Why?

Twelve months on, the scene has shaken up quite a bit. For starters, Iceland champions Sentinels gained’t be in attendance after falling brief in NA. The identical goes for Valorant Champions 2021 winners Acend after capitulating in Europe. Quite a lot of contemporary blood may have an opportunity at glory on the international LAN because the race to the second world championship heats up. We’ve bought all the pieces it’s good to find out about VCT 2022 Masters Reykjavík, together with the newest particulars and the groups who’ve certified.

FunPlus Phoenix qualified for the VCT Masters winning the Finals against G2 Esports in the EMEA region. FPX looked unstoppable with the very strong roster of AngE1, Shao, Zyppn, ShadoW, and Dimasick. They won all the games and were very strong contenders for the VCT Masters trophy. But tough luck struck and they had to be disqualified from the tournament.

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Why Will FPX Not Play in Inspite Of Qualification?

FunPlus Phoenix EMEA Champions

FunPlus Phoenix surprised everyone with the dominating performance, which was highly unexpected. But unfortunately, they will not be playing the LAN event in Reykjavik. Valorant released their official notice stating:

Travel restrictions in Ukraine and Russia, as well as existing COVID-19 regulations, continue to create numerous challenges for international travel. Over the past few weeks, our events, competitive operations, and mobility teams worked to find solutions to ensure the FunPlus Phoenix roster could attend Masters Reykjavik.

These options included extending the roster lock window, relaxing emergency substitute rules, and liaising with the relevant government officials to secure visas and travel permissions. Unfortunately, and through no fault of their own. FunPlus Phoenix will not be able to field a complete roster in Reykjavik. While we want to be as accommodating as possible, there is a need to ensure a minimum level of roster continuity out of fairness to all participants in the competition. We want to congratulate the team on a strong performance and will be evaluating how to recognize their achievement with VCT points and a portion of the prize pool.

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In light of this development, Team Liquid will be invited to participate at Masters Reykjavik as representatives of the EMEA region. This will ensure that all three EMEA slots are occupied by teams from the region.

This is the reason why FPX will not be participating in the VCT Masters Iceland 2022. Many hearts were broken and people rose, to congratulate FPX on its success. And many wished the team the best for the future. TL Scream tweeted that he will try his best to, win the trophy for EMEA and FPX.

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