Flashpoint Taken Precautions Mid-tournament Following Staff Member Testing Positive For COVID-19

Flashpoint Taken Precautions Mid-tournament Following Staff Member Testing Positive For COVID-19
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Flashpoint period 2 has actually postponed its routine for today a 2nd time, the CS:GO organization introduced on social media sites. Today’s suits have actually been postponed for an uncertain duration as Flashpoint is taking measures to continue securely.

The upper-bracket last (Fnatic vs. Virtus Pro), as well as the lower-bracket last (MIBR vs. OG), were originally postponed by 2 hrs previously today. Flashpoint, nonetheless, postponed the suits for an uncertain time later on in the day. Due to the fact that the component of Flashpoint’s occasion personnel examined favorable for COVID-19, the action was taken.

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“Flashpoint 2 has been operating in a bubble environment with the safety and health for our talent and crew as our top priority in compliance with the government of the United Kingdom,” Flashpoint created on Twitter. Component of Flashpoint’s personnel has actually checked favorable for COVID-19, the gamers aren’t in threat.

Continuing their tweet, the organization added that this turn of events is to measure proper precautionaries. They, however, added that they still continue with the event this weekend. On Saturday, December 5, the upper bracket game between Virtus.Pro and Fnatic took place. Fnatic was sent to the lower bracket and VP advanced to the grand finals.

On a classic nerve-wracking series between OG and MiBR, the two teams battle out their campaign to continue in the tournament. The series went the full distance of three maps. In the end, OG trumps their foes to advance to the lower bracket and face the waiting Fnatic. The winner between the teams will then face Virtus.Pro to crown the ultimate victors. Flashpoint declares that both series will be played on Sunday, December 6.

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Though the competition has to be cut short due to these unforeseen circumstances, this is the best possible layout the tournament runners can do in the time being. As the world has seen, the 2020 pandemic is not a joke. Many industries have taken a huge hit and profit loss because of this, and the eSports scene is no exception. Recently, Valve was under hot seat after numerous pro players exclaimed their discontentment with how the company is handling their eSports during these trying times.

The $1 million CS:GO organization run by esports companies such as MIBR, Cloud9, MAD Lions, and also FACEIT was originally prepared to be used LAN in Los Angeles, California. The COVID-19 pandemic, nevertheless, disturbed Flashpoint’s strategies in the middle of period one, as well as period 2 was played completely online for precaution.