No Qualifiers For Asia Minor, And People Are Freaking Out

by Nikhil Hathiramani

Direct Invites and Schedule Conflicts for Asia Minor

Many prominent figures in the CS:GO community aren’t too happy about the recent announcement that the Asia Minor will have no qualifiers. On top of this, the abrupt announcement has taken both teams and organizers by surprise as they prepare for upcoming tournaments.

Our very own Alex “flam3z” Deng chimed in:

Along with Asia’s favorite caster, Sudhen “bleh” Wahengbam:

Scheduling for upcoming tournaments such as the Zen League Season 2 LAN Finals, EPICENTER 2017 and StarLadder i-League Invitational #2 will all be affected. It clearly indicates a lack of proper planning and consideration by Valve, and further demonstrates how fragmented the CS:GO scene still is:

We feel you moxie:

Lurppis added with his sarcasm:

And Joe is probably right:

This all begs the question, where do we go from here? Maybe it’s time to make the #csgo2asia hashtag prominent again.

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