BeyondTheSummit, which announced CS SUMMIT 2 a few weeks ago is scheduled to commence on February 8th. It has now been reported that OpTiC has also chosen to withdraw from the event after mousesports.

The extremely popular event had earlier announced mousesports┬áleaving the site even after being qualified. The mousesports management called it “due to personal reasons.”

Yesterday, in a statement on Twitter, Optics’ coach, Chet ‘IamApet’ Singh revealed they were not participating in CS Summit 2.

Official statement from OpTic

This withdrawal has marked the second event for Optic in less than a week, where they have chosen to forego. Earlier, OpTiC had decided to pull out from IEM Katowice for unknown reasons.

BeyondTheSummit, the organizers of CS Summit have roped in, Torqued as a replacement to Optic.

The teams now look like:

  • Heroic
  • SK
  • Torqued
  • NiP
  • Vega Squadron
  • Cloud9
  • North
  • Team Liquid

The event will run for four days in Los Angeles, California. Furthermore, it has an attractive prize pool of $150,000.