However why IEM Cologne was valued more highly, remains to be seen.
Fans of the French powerhouse however need not have worried, as it has now emerged that World Elite have also had visa issues and can no longer attend.
aAa will now take their place and will leave Group A looking as follows:
against All authority
Counter Logic Gaming
How do you think Group A will finish?
Sources - WorldElite, ESL
eSports coordinator at Riot Games
SK Gaming - League of Legends Team Manager + Editor
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