Team Aster faces allegations of non-payment of dues from the players and the staff.
Recently, several accusations have been made by former players like Ori, Fade, and LaNm, who participated in the competition with Team Aster. The team also faced many accusations from the former Team Aster midlaner Zeng “Ori” Jiaoyang and former coach Zhang “LaNm” Zhicheng and also the team’s former player Pan “Fade” Yi (aka Frisk) for not being able to clear the dues of other staff members and the former players.
In the past few years, Team Aster has been able to attain success in the international platforms, from completing 3rd position at Arlington to arriving at the 4th position in The International 2022 (TI11), which led to massive popularity amongst the Dota 2 Fans. The team’s reputation is at stake in the wake of these recent accusations by other former players.
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Frisk, LaNm, and Ori Holding Team Aster Guilty of Unsettled Payments
Former Midlander of Team Aster Zeng “Ori” Jiaoyang called up the former team through the Weibo Page for non-payment of complete salary along with the prize winnings while his tenure at Aster. In the off-season, Ori also made the announcement about his retirement from the competitive scenario. Zeng “Ori” Jiaoyang accused the Former Team of Unpaid Bills.
Zhang “LaNm” Zhicheng Posted Back on Ori’s Post
The charges the former Aster Midlander raised led to community doubts earlier, and Dota 2 personalities who initially performed for Team Aster headed out to back Ori’s allegations. Within a few minutes of Ori holding his former team guilty, the famous player Zhang “LaNm” reposted the same post while maintaining the organisation responsible for the overdue bills.
Pan “Fade” Yi Made a Comment over Ori’s Post
Yet another famous former player of the team, Pan “Fade” Yi posted back on Ori’s post on Weibo. Fade initially belonged to the Team Aster Roster in 2020. Still, he also attempted to reach the former organization for non-payment of the winning amounts that he might receive in maximum 3 years.
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Team Aster will comment soon against this accusation while writing. A well-known Chinese player Xu “BurNIng” Zhilei, has also served as a renowned co-owner of the team. The team will be spotting a huge success as it recently reached the 2nd spot in the Dota 2 Pro Circuit China 2023 Tour 1: Division 1. There is further anticipation of their appearance in the upcoming Lima Major 2023.