The opponents in the same group have all “warmed up” in Mexico City since September 25, and each SGB is not ready.
Visa has handed over to all GAM Esports and Saigon Buffalo members, but fans have another worry before the start of the 2022 World Finals. Also because the issuance of visas takes too much time and effort. SGB’s travel schedule to Mexico City, Mexico was affected.
According to the announcement on the organization’s official Facebook page this morning (September 26), the second seed of VCS said that they will be at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in the early morning (September 27) to carry out the procedures to move to the venue for the 2022 World Championships Kick-off Round. “It is expected to land at 15:00 on the same day (September 27) local time. The Buffaloes will have a stage inspection schedule on September 28 to be ready for the first match on September 29 against the IW team “- SGB added. The time zone between Ho Chi Minh City and Mexico City is 12 hours apart and the estimated flight time is about 20 hours. Surely this will be a big challenge for the team with the youngest average age in the tournament.
Find out on social media, other Asian teams that also have tickets to the Play-In Round have all moved to the venue before SGB. The earliest is the case of DetonatioN FocusMe when the representative of LJL (Japan) got on the plane from September 24 and started practicing at the hotel yesterday (September 25). Besides, LCK’s DRX and LPL’s Royal Never Give Up also checked-in at the airport yesterday, so there will be more time than the Vietnamese League of Legends representative in Group B.
RNG, DRX, IW and DFM all “show” boarding photos from September 24 – three days earlier than SGB
This is the first time that SGB’s youthful lineup has a place to compete on the most prestigious stage on the planet. Before that, they replaced GAM – the team with the 31st SEA Games schedule – in the top 6 of the 2022 Mid-Season Invitational (MSI) in Korea at the end of May. Ren, the head coach of SGB, announced that he would do his best. to become the first VCS team to pass the Play-In Round of a Worlds – an achievement that SGB or Lowkey Esports themselves could not do in the past. Otherwise, Ren will resign despite the love that SGB fans have for him.
SGB will have a match to welcome Worlds 2022 against Turkish rival Instanbul Wildcats (also boarding on September 24) scheduled at 09:00 on September 30. According to experts, SGB is rated much higher than the opponent, but it is not clear whether the current update schedule will affect the health of Vietnamese players or not.