The Russian team that made it to the championship in Chicago through GG.Bet Chicago Invitational reported that they could not get a visa.
There is no information about who can replace forZe at the upcoming tournament with $250,000.
The championship will be taking place from 18 till 21 July. The holding place is United Center, and the prize money of a quarter of a million dollars will get divided between eight participants, six out of them have got direct invitations.
List of participants of IEM Chicago 2019:
- Team Liquid
- Team Envy
- Team Vitality
- G2 Esports