The new release on Natus Vincere’s website has confirmed that the team would not attend ESL One Mumbai 2019. The reason for skipping the ESL One’s first event in Mumbai is because of ‘busy tournament schedule.’
In an statement on their website, the content read:
Due to the busy tournament schedule NAVI.GG.BET Dota 2 team will skip ESL One Mumbai 2019, which will take place from April 19 to 21 in Mumbai, India. So, the game against Elements Pro Gaming, planned for February 27, is cancelled.
Very soon Natus Vincere is going to take part in an online tournament Tug of War by WePlay (February 27 — March 2), then will play at DreamLeague Season 11 (March 14 — 24). Upon returning from Sweden, the Born to Win will play the qualifiers for the next Major. #NAVINATION
ESL is hosting its first ever DotA 2 exclusive event in Asia. The event was announced with $300,000 prizepool.