343 to stand in for Mushi due to health issues

by theScore Staff Mar 20 2016
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Fnatic will be playing with recently announced substitute Adam "343" Shah for the next few weeks as Chai "Mushi" Yee Fung will be unable to play due to health issues, the carry player announced via Facebook Sunday.

Due to health issues, I will be taking a break from the competitive scene for a few weeks to get better. In my absence,...

Posted by Mushi on Sunday, 20 March 2016

343 played support for his former team, but Fnatic are likely prepared for a role swap. Though Mushi has been playing carry, he has been switching roles frequently over the past year.

Fnatic had a strong run at the Shanghai Major, eliminating OG in a lower bracket best-of-three series, and have otherwise made no roster changes heading into the Manila Major season.

They have a busy season ahead of them with Epicenter Southeast Asian qualifiers, ESL One Manila qualifiers and the WePlay Dota 2 League LAN event all before the Manila Major.

It is unlikely that Fnatic will be forced to play in the Manila qualifiers due to their 5-6th place finish in Shanghai, but with no way of knowing who Valve will choose to invite, it remains a possibility.

Annabelle "Abelle" Fischer is a writer for theScore esports with a love for Dota 2, birds and cheese. You can follow her on Twitter.