Former EIC worker accuses CSGO professionals of match fixing
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A former Esports Integrity Fee worker has accused some outstanding CSGO gamers of match fixing.
Former Esports Integrity Fee worker Alexei “Yarabeu” Kurlov has come ahead with some critical accusations towards Counter-Strike: International Offensive professionals.
Yarabeau went on Konstantin “LENINIW” Sivko’s Twitch stream earlier this week to debate match fixing. Yarabeau claimed that the Polaris Esports Dota 2 group and a few European CSGO professionals have been concerned in some suspicious actions. In a single occasion, in response to Yarabeau, bookmakers canceled bets on certainly one of Polaris’ video games, making him much more involved.
“It was a bunch of individuals from Chechnya. They might take gamers who had certified, deliver them to a Russian area the place they’d some jocks, and put the esports gamers on a bootcamp. Then some ‘respectable’ individuals would come to their backs saying – you’re not profitable this match. And the group would lose,” Yarabeau recalled.
Yarabeau claimed that he has gone to Valve together with his accusations however nothing got here of the discussions. He instructed LENINIW that it’s tough to show persons are taking bribes or purposefully shedding matches, and investigators have a troublesome time wading by means of scams because of the nameless nature of crypto transactions.
A few of the accused CSGO gamers embrace:
- Abdulkhalik “degster” Gasanov
- Dmitriy “Dima” Bandurka
- Ihor “w0nderful” Zhdanov
- Hristiyan “REDSTAR” Pironkov
- Ramazan “Ramz1k” Basizov
- Vladislav “FinigaN” Usov
- Volodymyr “Woro2k” Veletniuk
CSGO professionals react to match fixing allegations
The Counter-Strike professionals that have been talked about within the allegations denied any match fixing actions. Dima got here ahead to say that he has “by no means achieved a 322 in my life.” He stated he has “zero wrongdoing” on his half.
“My conscience and popularity are fully clear. I’ve at all times performed and proceed to play pretty, giving my greatest,” Dima stated.
The Russian CSGO professional added that he needs an apology from Yarabeau. Then degster additionally known as out Yarabeau, calling him a “moron.”
Match fixing is nothing new within the Counter-Strike neighborhood. There was a large controversy surrounding match fixing surrounding iBUYPOWER some time again. Then ESEA gamers have been accused of match fixing. After that, there was a more moderen match fixing scandal within the CIS area earlier this yr, together with many well-known gamers like Cloud9’s Abay “HObbit” Khasenov.