A former Esports Integrity Fee (ESIC) official Alexei “Yarabeu” Kurlov revealed the CS:GO gamers had been accused of match-fixing or the usage of radar hack. The accusations had been made throughout a Twitch podcast stream held by commentator Konstantin “LENINIW” Sivko, which additionally featured CS:GO participant Vladyslav “bondik” Nechyporchuk.
Yarabeu claims that there’s a well-established match-fixing system in each the highest CSGO tournaments in Asia and lower-tier tournaments within the CIS area. Acquainted names reminiscent of Vladimir “Woro2k” Veletnyuk, Ramazan “Ramz1k” Bashizov, Dmitry “Dima” Bandurka, Vladislav “FinigaN” Usov, Christian “REDSTAR” Pironkov and Igor “w0nderful” Zhdanov have been accused of fixing matches. AWPer Abdul “degster” Hasanov was additionally talked about within the scandal.
After the published, a number of the gamers talked about reacted to the accusations. The OG participant “degster“ denied the declare by his Telegram channel. Dmitriy “Dima” Bandurka additionally denied being concerned in match-fixing, “I’ve by no means performed match-fixing, I didn’t use radar, I don’t have a contract, my conscience is totally clear. I’ve all the time performed, and I proceed to play pretty, doing my finest.”.