Dutch player ret, who qualified in Sao Paulo, is sick and will not travel to the World Championship. Ukrainian White-Ra will replace him in Group B.
On Saturday the Dutch Zerg player wrote on Twitter that he is "super sick and can't sleep". After no improvement during the night he cancelled his participation in the World Championship today.
Due to the limited time-frame the next four players who were eligible, according to the Season Ranking, were not able to come. These are Koreans RevivaL and TOP, Canadian TT1 and Swedens NaNiwa. White-Ra, who shares the 33rd place with NaNiwa and Pomi agreed to take rets place in the tournament. Russian Pomi was not an option due to the visa he would be needing to enter Germany. The Ukranian will now face the No.1 of the ranking, MC.