The management of the esports organization announced on Twitter that beastcoast will miss the tournament. Team player Stephen 'StingeR' Vargas has contracted the coronavirus.
Beastcoast did their best in South America, took first place and earned a playoff invite. They finished 6-1 in the upper division. Now the team will miss the competition, as they did not manage to find a replacement to participate in the tournament.
Recently, many clubs have announced that they will play with a substitute player in the tournament. The list of such teams includes NAVI, Neon Esports, Team Nigma, Quincy Crew and others.
The first Major tournament of 2021 will take place from March 27 to April 4. 17 participants will fight among themselves and share a total prize pool of $ 500,000 and 2,700 rating points.