MIBR & Yeah will compete in ESL One: Road to Rio despite the conflict of interests
Both MIBR and Yeah have been given approved to compete in ESL One: Road to Rio despite the strong bpnds between the two squads as Valve aims to restart the discussion about the sensitive topic of multiple team ownership.
According to the published information, MIBR and Yeah have confirmed that they have a business relationship with each other. In particular, Epitasio "TACO" de Melo and Ricardo "dead" Sinigaglia are listed as co-owners of the Brazilian club, while Immortals Gaming Club, which owns the MIBR brand, is entitled to "purchase no more than two Yeah players per year at agreed price".
ESL One: Road to Rio will run from April 22 to May 17. A total of 56 teams in six regions will share a $255,000 prize pool and points in a rating that will determine the members of Major ESL One Rio 2020.