The Esports Integrity Coalition (EIC), a non-profit industry human anatomy dedicated to cleaning up esports, has prohibited a player for two years after he confessed to cheating during the Mettlestate Samsung Galaxy CS:GO Championship earlier this thirty days.
Connor Huglin, who received a two year ban from competitive esports, after he was discovered to be using third-party pc software to cheat in the Mettlestate Samsung Galaxy CS:GO Championship.
It is the first such ban handed down by the EIC’s disciplinary board since the organization’s development in the UK last summer.
EIC reported that the gamer in concern, Connor Huglin, who played for Armor Legion Gaming under the screen name ‘zonC,’ accepted a ‘plea bargain,’ after admitting using a third-party software cheat that had gone undetected by Valve’s anti-cheat software.
‘It is constantly disappointing when someone cheats and it provides me no pleasure to ban a player, but cheating can not be tolerated in e-sports,’ stated Ian Smith, ESIC’s e-sports integrity commissioner. ‘It fundamentally undermines the credibility and integrity of our industry. I am hoping this demonstrates that ESIC will deal quickly, decisively and proportionately with cheats carrying out a reasonable procedure.’
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