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If you are a pro player, you can come back from most things

Chiu on This
A short and regular opinion blast from Stephen Chiu

I just wanted to point out that pro esports players have a longer leash than most. I don’t have any judgement about this one way or another, I’d just like to point out a few examples.

Dafran was suspended for behavior on stream. It was extreme, but not to the point that it was that big of a deal.

The ex-Immortals players in CS:GO have formed another team after being late to a finals of a tournament.

Ritsu leaked scrims to screw over scrim partners and allegedly stalked someone.

The only people¬†who have been permanently kept out so far are the match-fixers in BW/SC2, though their crimes were much more extreme (sans the stalking) than anyone else. If you are good enough and don’t pass that line where you directly attack the integrity of the game/competition (sAviOr had a match-fixing ring; Life match-fixed for 40,000/game), you can find a team.


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