In accordance with the assertion, the Swedish Sports activities Federation just lately voted to not settle for esports, which prevents The Worldwide from receiving visa exceptions offered to sporting occasions. A number of appeals of this resolution and different measures together with asking the nation’s Minister of the Inside to reclassify the occasion have all been denied.
Valve has begun to discover different areas in Europe to host the occasion and said that at the moment, qualifiers will proceed as scheduled.
The Worldwide was initially deliberate to happen in Sweden in 2020, however was postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Final month, Valve introduced the occasion would happen on Aug. 10-15 in Stockholm.