CS:GO: ESIC bans 37 coaches for using The Bug
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The Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) has published an interim result of demos from various tournaments reviewed and punished 37 coaches for using that bug.
ESIC announces sanctions against 37 individuals in relation to the exploitation of the Spectator Bug.— ESIC (@ESIC_Official) September 28, 2020
Only 20% of available data (99,650 demos) has been examined.
ESIC to issue one final report at the end of October to close the investigation. pic.twitter.com/tyduJkVvxo
ESIC has reviewed 20% of the 99,650 demos so far but noted that the recordings analyzed to the moment are likely to include all of the most significant violations. Following the initial bug announcement at the end of August, ESIC announced a period during which coaches could confess to using the bug and receive a shortened ban period. Several mentors took advantage of the offer.
A complete list of banned coaches, their punishment and percentage reduction in the term:
Professional teams, whose coaches were involved in the scandal, began to publish their statements:
As a result of an investigation conducted by @ESIC_official, there were found several instances of Spectator bug usage (on top of previously mentioned match vs AGO on February 17th 2020) by Ivan «F_1N» Kochugov. [1/3] https://t.co/nZhUdnmhs3— Gambit Esports (@GambitEsports) September 28, 2020
More to follow as the story develops.....