September 2020

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Multiple CS:GO coaches used a spectator bug to cheat in tournaments, says ESL

Major esports pro league ESL has imposed bans ranging from six months to two years on coaches from CS:GO teams Hard Legion, Heroic, and MIRB, who it says took advantage of a bug that let them spectate from anywhere on the map without the opposing team (or anyone else) knowing.ESL didn’t explain exactly how the bug worked, saying only that it could be enabled “by taking a combination of different steps.” The coaches allegedly used the bug to relay information they shouldn’t have had back to their players. That’s a very obvious contravention of ESL’s rules, specifically section 6.10.5, “Use…