The Esports Integrity Coalition (EIC), an industry that is non-profit dedicated to cleaning up esports, has banned a player for two years after he confessed to cheating during the Mettlestate Samsung Galaxy CS:GO Championship earlier this month.
Connor Huglin, who received a two year ban from competitive esports, after he was found to be using third-party computer software to cheat in the Mettlestate Samsung Galaxy CS:GO Championship.
Oahu is the first such ban handed down by the EIC’s disciplinary board considering that the organization’s development in the united kingdom final summer.
EIC reported that the player in question, Connor Huglin, whom played for Armor Legion Gaming under the display 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 whenever someone cheats and it offers me no pleasure to ban a player, but cheating cannot be tolerated in e-sports,’ said Ian Smith, ESIC’s e-sports integrity commissioner. ‘It fundamentally undermines the integrity and credibility of our industry. I really hope this demonstrates that ESIC will deal quickly, decisively and proportionately with cheats adhering to a fair process.’
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