Counter-Strike Cheater Tests Limits Of Developing Esports Regulation

Esports' nascent integrity body has taken its first unilateral enforcement action by banning a player caught cheating in a major tournament this month, but the sprawling nature of the sport threatens the enforceability of the ruling.

The Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC), which counts tournament organisers, regulators and betting companies among its members, announced on Tuesday that it was handing out a two-year ban to a player caught cheating in a professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) competition.

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