Song Heen Go Lee from Team Secret will be a coach Team SMG at the upcoming The International 12. Another replacement for the team from Southeast Asia and still no Clement Puppey Ivanov.
On October 7, there was an official announcement from Team SMG that Natthaphon Masaros Ouanphakdi was unable to get a visa to the United States and Ivan MinD_ContRoL Ivanov will be playing as standin. There were also rumors of Puppey possibly playing for SMG, but after Jaunuel Jaunuel Arcilla received his visa to the US, this is unlikely.
As Cyberscore previously reported, The International 12's prize pool is still short of TI3's figures when inflation is taken into account.