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ESL disqualifies mousesports from their CS:GO Pro League

The Electronic Sports League, or ESL for short, has decided to disqualify German team mousesports from their Pro League. The Counter-Strike: Global Offensive scene is currently involved in a major scandal due to several players getting banned last week for cheating. One of the first players to suffer this fate was Simon “smn” Beck who was banned by Valve’s anti-cheat service and ...

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive pro player Hovik “ Kqly ” Tovmassian gets banned by Valve

Just a few days ago we reported that former Alternate member Simon “smn” Beck was banned for cheating in an official ESEA match. Today, yet another Counter-Strike: Global Offensive professional player suffered a similar fate, although the circumstances were a bit different. The player in question is none other than Hovik “Kqly” Tovmassian from team Titan, who was banned by Valve’s own Anti-Cheat ...

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive pro player Simon “smn” Beck from team Alternate banned for cheating

A professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive pro player who goes by the name Simon “smn” Beck was recently banned by the ESEA for cheating. Until recently, Beck was on the official CS:GO roster of Alternate, one of the best teams in Germany at the moment. Alternate had a pretty good run in the European ESEA Main division this past season where they placed fourth. ...

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Derek “desi” Branchen is now a permanent member for team iBUYPOWER

Derek “desi” Branchen, former member of Team eLevate is now on the official roster of iBUYPOWER, the number one Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team in North America. Brachen was already playing for the team after he stepped in for Joshua “steel” Nissan and Sam “DaZeD” in preparation for the upcoming Dreamhack Winter tournament, which is scheduled to take place later this month ...

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Robin “Fifflaren” Johansson leaves Ninjas in Pyjamas and retires from eSports altogether

The Swedish Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team Ninjas in Pyjamas is undergoing a major roster change after one of its players announced his eSports retirement. The player in question is Robin “Fifflaren” Johansson, one of the key members of the team. Ninjas in Pyjamas performed under the same formula since 2012, so this is quite a big change for the whole team. One ...

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