TnC and Execration have their visas approved
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One day before their flight to Seattle, both Filipino teams have finally received their P1-Athlete visas for United States of America.
Earlier this morning the #LetPHPlay social media campaign has turned to #PHWillPlay TI6 as both TnC and Execration officially announced the good news. After a long and intricate process where both teams were firstly advised by the United States embassy to apply for P1 (Athlete) Visas and got rejected, then rejected again for B1-B2 (Business-Tourist), last week TnC and Execration were facing the impossibility of getting their travel sorted out in time for The International 6. With their hopes crushed, TnC and Execration asked for and received great support from Senator Benigno Bam Aquino, the Philippine eSports Organization’s Tryke Gutierrez, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell and Valve, who joined forces and helped the two teams process their third visa applications in time.
Known for his relentless support for the Filipino eSports scene, Senator Benigno Bam Aquino was first to congratulate the teams on his Faceebok and Twitter accounts:
The two teams will fly to Seattle tomorrow, July 30 with no time to rest for Execration who will get straight into business as they have to play the Wild Card qualifiers for a spot into TI6 main event.
TnC on the other hand, are the winners of the second regional qualifiers round and will debut at the biggest Dota 2 tournament on 3rd of August when TI6 group stage will commence.
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