Natus Vincere have withdrawn from the Gaming Resorts tournament, scheduled to be held in Portorož, Slovenia, between September 10-12. The Ukrainian team has been replaced by Virtus.Pro. The organizers continue to solidify the team participation for the upcoming Dota 2 LAN. Eight invited teams will compete for a $50,000 prize pool. Ninjas in Pyjamas, Team Empire, Alliance, Virtus.Pro, 4 Clovers & Lepricon and 4 Anchors and Sea Captain have already confirmed their participation.
Sources close to Natus Vincere told DotaBlast that the team is undergoing “heavy roster changes”. Na’Vi were among the first teams to accept an invite to the Gaming Resorts tournament, scheduled to take place between September 10 and 12. However, not long ago, the Ukrainian organization has notified the Gaming Resorts organizers of their withdrawal from the tournament. Na’Vi have been replaced by Virtus.Pro.
The Gaming Resorts participating teams
Eight invited teams will be competing on the beautiful Adriatic coast of Portorož, Slovenia, for their share of the $50,000 prize pool.
According to The Gaming Resorts, both 4 Clovers & Lepricon and 4 Anchors and Sea Captain have also just recently accepted the invitation to the event.
It’s been a bit of a wait for all you Dota fans, but we are happy to tell you we’ve received confirmation from two more teams, and they’re none other than 4 Clovers & Lepricon and 4 Anchors and Sea Captain.
The two remaining teams have yet to be announced.
The Gaming Resorts festival
According to The Gaming Resorts official website, the event is scheduled to take place between September 6-13, in Portorož, Slovenia, and will include two main tournaments (Dota 2 and CS:GO) and several smaller ones (League of Legends, Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 a Fighting game TBA, Sid Meier’s Civilization V, and Hearthstone) occurring simultaneously.
The Dota 2 tournament will run for three days, between September 10-12.
The festival will feature onsite music venues, guest and player lodging facilities, a VIP section, restaurants, and expo centers. The beautiful seaside setting boasts sunny beaches, relaxing spas, charming beach-side restaurants and cafés, exciting nightclubs and casinos and amazing sights.
The Gaming Resorts Dota 2 tickets
Tickets for the Dota 2 event are on sale until September 6th and range from $30-$195.
4 nights in a 4-star (5-bed) apartment + 4-day VIP access to the festival during the Dota 2 tournament (10–13 September) for €195.00 + €5.20 fee
3 nights at a campsite by the sea + 3-day access to the festival during the Dota 2 tournament (10–13 September) for €135.00 + €3.83 fee
3-day access to the festival during the Dota 2 tournament (10–13 September) for €90.00 + €2.80 fee
1-day ticket for Thursday, 10 September 2015 for €30.00 + €1.44 fee
1-day ticket for Friday, 11 September 2015 for €30.00 + €1.44 fee
1-day ticket for the Dota 2 finals on Saturday, 12 September 2015 for €40.00 + €1.66fee