A number of Filipino Dota 2 gamers from a number of groups have been left stranded in Bucharest, Romania after they have been denied permission to return to the Philippines following the conclusion of The Worldwide 10 match this previous weekend.
The matter was confirmed by Fnatic’s crew director Eric Khor, who issued an announcement on Twitter requesting help from the related authorities to assist convey the Filipino gamers again to their dwelling nation.
filipino #TI10 gamers @DjardelJicko @ravendoto @abedyusop @kukudota @karldota and crew workers @killthemage caught in romania after TI. they’re unable to return to the PH. can anybody assist? @DFAPHL @ABSCBN @bamaquino
— Eric Khor (ReiNNNN) (@ReiNNNN) October 19, 2021
On October 17, the Inter-Company Activity Drive for the Administration of Rising Infectious Illnesses (IATF-EID), a activity power arrange by the Filipino authorities to curb the unfold of infectious ailments, launched an up to date record of journey restrictions for the nation and named Romania as the one Pink-listed nation.
Any individuals from a rustic below the Pink record won’t be permitted entry into the Philippines. The directive went into impact on October 16, and many of the Filipino gamers, who had booked flights again to the Philippines on October 18 and 19, are unable to proceed with their journey plans.
Romania was positioned below the Pink record after the nation recorded a spike within the variety of Covid-19 circumstances. A number of gamers have been contaminated with the virus, prompting Valve and PGL to cancel in-person attendance for TI10 and refunding attendees who had bought tickets earlier than the occasion.
The Filipino gamers affected by the journey restrictions are:
- Evil Geniuses: Abed Yusop
- Fnatic: Djardel “DJ” Mampusti and Marc “Raven” Polo Luis Fausto
- T1: Carlo “Kuku” Palad and Karl “Karl” Baldovino
As on the time of writing, there have been no updates from Khor nor the Filipino authorities on the standing of the gamers’ journey restrictions and whether or not they can fly again to the Philippines anytime quickly.